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I Love My Mom

Jack Swain, staff writer

February 18, 2016

I took a shower today. The walls of my shower are made of square tiles. Some of the tiles are white and some of them are light blue. There is a circular metal shower-head at the top of the shower. There is a circular metal drain at the bottom of the shower. Water appears from the top and disappears dow...

Fun Facts about the Female Body

Rosemary Hanson

March 6, 2014

There is no clearer illustration of how the patriarchy controls the representation of women's bodies than the story of the famous art critic who, on his wedding night, discovered in abject horror that (unlike Grecian statues) women have (not to put too fine a point on it) hair. Subsequently the marriage...

Meaningful healthcare must be holistic

Julia Stone

April 26, 2012

That "our healthcare system is broken" is a ubiquitous reality acknowledged across the political spectrum. Healthcare reform has been a hot political issue, especially with the right-wing resistance to Obamacare. What began as an earnest attempt to fix a system that leaves millions of Americans without...

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