An Anxious Student View of Digital Classes

By Sarah Weinstock *This op-ed piece was written about my personal experience with anxiety, while fully understanding that no one person experiences anxiety the same. One may think that staying at home would calm an anxious mind in the upcoming online semester. However, many people with high anxiety find comfort in familiar routines. I have “trained” years for in-person classes, and understand what will most … Continue reading An Anxious Student View of Digital Classes

LGBTQIA+, Race, Class, Disability, and Region: The American Healthcare System

By Sidney Wegener Every time I visit a doctor, I am asked a series of questions which include those about my sexual health. “Are you sexually active?” Yes. “Do you need a pregnancy test?” No. Oftentimes, a physician responds by informing me that even if I use protection I can still get pregnant. My response triggers confusion and a moment of awkwardness: I’m a lesbian; … Continue reading LGBTQIA+, Race, Class, Disability, and Region: The American Healthcare System