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Period Pains

Period Pains

Caroline Lipski, Contributor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Women

Just this past week I was trying to help a friend out when I made a discovery in one of the bathrooms on campus. This discovery—or lack thereof—was the absence of period products, which left me questioning my own value as a woman and student on this campus. My doubts were confirmed by the fact that...

New SLU Study Gains National Attention

New SLU Study Gains National Attention

Riley Mack, News Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, Women

In Ethiopia, the school dropout rate for girls remains at a staggering 51 percent, according to the Dignity Period project, a main cause for dropouts being the lack of access to menstruation products. Despite taking place halfway across the world, this problem is not foreign to St. Louis. Women ...

Soaring Through the Glass Ceiling: The Struggles of Women Going into Male-Dominated Fields

Soaring Through the Glass Ceiling: The Struggles of Women Going into Male-Dominated Fields

Riley Mack, News Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, Science, Women

For women during World War II, it was Rosie the Riveter telling them “We Can Do It” that motivated them to step into the male-dominated workforce; for college-aged females today, it is breaking the glass ceiling. Currently, women in majority-male workplaces can expect higher rates of gender discrimin...

Marchers Brave the Cold for Women’s March 2019

Marchers Brave the Cold for Women’s March 2019

Photos: Riley Tovornik and Captions: Emma Carmody

January 25, 2019


Filed under LGBTQ+, Photos, Women

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