tuesday treats

Whether you love or loathe (or couldn’t care less about) Valentines Day,  it can offer a great excuse to celebrate the relationship you have with your self. So this week, be your own Valentine (or, if you’d rather keep hearts and glitter out of it altogether…be your own generally awesome person). At our meeting last…

Staying well during finals

We’ve made it through another (or your first!) semester at Barnard, and you know what that means: time to buckle down for that race to the finals finish line. I know that doing well in classes is important to people, myself included, but the pressure and stress present during this time of the year can…

Thanksgiving & Political Conversation with Family

Thanksgiving can be a restful break full of good food and loved ones. It can also be a stressful event full of head-butting with distant family members. In honor of this coming holiday… here are some tips for dealing with political conversation at the table on Turkey Day: Remember, you do not have to argue with…

The automated paper title generator you need in your life

It’s a difficult time of year–people are gearing up for finals, trying to cram in as much as they can before Thanksgiving break, and generally feeling miserable about the finally-encroaching cold season. But you’re about to thank me for showing you exactly what you need in your academic life right now (or rather, you’ll thank…

Recovering After Election Week

This past week has been stressful, emotional, and challenging. Whether your candidate won or lost, take some time to reevaluate how you participate in politics and practice self care. Below are some helpful tips to help you relax, get inspired, get distracted and/or organize. Relaxation:  Create a list of all the things you are grateful…

Piercings – pleasure&pain&power

When I first came to Barnard, I was very eager to establish my new life on campus by showing my independence externally by exploring new body piercings and contemplating a tattoo. I have learnt so much from friends, siblings and my own reading about the many added benefits that piercings can have, including sexual pleasure! Here are…

Lady Parts Justice League “InFormation”

Check out this awesome parody of Beyonce’s Formation made by folks at Lady Parts Justice League! The video is apart of a pro-abortion rights campaign, #BeBoldEndHyde–a call to overturn the Hyde Amendment and ensure that anyone in the US with federal health coverage has access to abortion care. Full article on inFormation  

Introducing the Well Woman Spotify

We hope the start of the new school year has been treating you well! But if you’re looking for some study tunes or dance breaks, our fresh out of the oven well woman spotify will have you kicking your feet. Every few weeks, we’ll have a peer-ed playlist with some of the songs we’ve been…

Get to know the peer eds: Sophie!

Name / Year / Major: Sophie, class of 2017, economics and mathematics Where I’m From: I’m from a small town in West Virginia, but I’m currently living in Edinburgh, Scotland on a semester abroad! Favorite Program: My favorite WW event was pumpkin carving! Halloween is my favorite holiday and it’s so awesome to have the opportunity to carve…

Get to know the peer eds: Chantal!

Name / Year / Major: Chantal Mota / 2017 / English Where you’re from: I was born and raised in the upper west side of manhattan, new york. I love reading the WW blog, but my favorite program so far was actually pumpkin carving a little while back… I was surprised with the variety of…