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Gender Neutral Bathrooms

By Sarah Stone

March 18, 2017

Imagine if you were told to go into a bathroom of a gender that you don’t identify with? So a female would have to go into the men’s restroom and a male would have to go into a women’s restroom. Imagine that feeling. You could feel uncomfortable, scared, or confused. That may be what it feels like...

WRITING WRONGS: Mackle-no-more

WRITING WRONGS: Mackle-no-more

By Bella Levaggi

December 21, 2013

I spend a lot of time on Tumblr, where hoaxes and satire run rampant and are often confused with fact. Therefore, I am skeptical when scrolling down the homepage, lest I join the league of Internet fools by falling for an unsubstantiated rumor. When I saw blogs linking to a promotional video of Ma...

In Defense of Alphabet Soup

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong

By Bella Levaggi

October 29, 2013

A lot of today’s social and cultural hot button issues can seem hopelessly mired in a maze of terminology. To an outsider, there seems to be a million specifics to keep track of, and it can get confusing and overwhelming. The myriad letters for sexuality and gender expression combined with pronouns...