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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Illustration by Eli Rodriguez.

ASWC offers IUD insertions in the park

Rachel Husband, Hiding from the IRS March 18, 2021

After the astounding success of another Menstrual Cup Give-Away sponsored by the Sustainability Committee, ASWC is launching free IUD insertions in Pioneer Park for all students who want them. Intrauterine...

IUDs Deserve a Second Chance

Spencer Wharton April 16, 2013
A few weeks ago, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists published research confirming that IUDs are safe methods of contraception, not just for adult women, but for teenagers as well. A review of over 90,000 health insurance claims for IUD users found that less than one percent of them, regardless of the type of IUD they were using or their age, experienced serious complications.

High Consumption Demands Tough Choices

Danielle Broida October 31, 2012
Unless we can significantly reduce our resource use in America, blaming environmental issues on overpopulation is simply unethical, leaving us with the hard choice: to stop having kids like we suggest to the third world, or consume less.

Neither party stellar on sex ed

Spencer Wharton October 25, 2012
Both the Republican and Democratic parties' platforms address sex education, but even the Democrats' stance falls short. Voting for Obama's “evidence-based and age-appropriate sex education” is a step in the right direction, but we ought to demand so much more.
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