Anna Robling is a sophomore in the College of Liberal Arts at Tufts University. Anna can be reached at [email protected]

Thank You, Mom

Feminism. Gender-equality. Pay gap. Discrimination. The patriarchy. These phrases, amongst many others, constantly occupy our ever-lively campus dialogue. However, as a young woman I am often disappointed with the time we waste complaining when we could be out there doing. The only way to inch closer to progress is through action. Although it is important […]

The Hot Mess: Consequences of the ADHD Diagnostic Gender Bias

For years, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder diagnoses have been heavily reliant on obvious behavioral issues spotted by elementary school teachers who relay their findings to concerned parents. The stereotypical conception of the hyperactive little boy who can’t sit still in class is outdated and problematic. According to the CDC, the percentage of children diagnosed with ADHD has […]

The importance of mindful media in times of tragedy

When faced with news of horrific tragedy, like that of this weekend’s events in Paris, the outpouring of numbers and names of victims can leave you numb. The extensive media attention regarding the Parisian tragedy has sparked a widespread expression of public anguish. Behind the raw numbers there are poignant stories, many of which will […]