Category Archives: The Struggle

February 26

9 months pregnant, looking back on an abortion

My unintentional pregnancy has taken me a long time to talk about it to anyone outside of my partner or dear friends. It is not an easy thing to discuss, as the topic is incredibly politicized and divisive. However I believe that we need to dig in, have these discussions and realize that many assumptions made about abortions are incorrect.

February 19

Mental Health Counselor Uses Personal Experience to Rebuild Healthy Relationships with Food

Kelly Ulmer, a 27-year-old registered mental health counseling intern, spends her days helping others recover from eating disorders. She knows the draining experience all too well. She too fell victim to the hold to the psychological strain of the illness. But, luckily, she had help.

February 12

Valentines Cards To Put the “Pow” in Girl Power

It’s that weird limbo time of year again, when the holidays are over but we haven’t quite ascended into summer. Enter: Valentine’s Day. You may loathe or love it, but we think you deserve a day to celebrate What’s Good. Besides, what’s more awesomely feminist than reclaiming February 14th and making it your own? So whether […]

February 05

Women’s March: 9 lessons learned

We jumped on the idea of the Women’s March almost as soon as it was created. We each had our own reasons for deciding to attend, but all of us were there to show our #Nasty side.

January 16

10 Ways to Alleviate the New Year Blues

You don’t need to be perfect in 2017. In fact, I think one of the smartest resolutions is to try and be a little bit happier if anything. In the spirit of feeling calm and in control, I’ve compiled this list of small things you can try to do in 2017 to be a little happier.

December 18

Now Accepting 2017 Renaissance Woman Scholarship Applications!

The Renaissance Woman Scholarship is open to any woman currently enrolled in college who shows interest in women’s issues and has a knack for writing.

December 11

Everyone’s welcome: UF PhD student’s video series highlights diversity in science

“Science as a process truly benefits when different perspectives and new ideas are heard.”