Cecile Richards optimistic about reproductive rights activism

Outgoing Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards discussed the state of reproductive rights in America in a packed Cohen Auditorium yesterday. The event was hosted by Merrin Moral Voices, a Hillel initiative, with support from the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. Richards was introduced by Rabbi Jeffrey Summit, the Neubauer Executive Director of Tufts Hillel, and Sara Schiff, […]

Do it this weekend: Feb. 10-12

Winter weather and national politics got you down? Whether you’re looking to relax or get involved, there’s plenty happening on campus and around the Boston area this weekend. FRIDAY “TUSC 2019 Presents: Winter Ball” Details: Kick off the spring semester at the House of Blues with the annual Winter Ball. Transportation is provided to and from the […]

Op-Ed: Is “sex positivity” really positive?

The third wave of feminism, particularly its ongoing transition into the “fourth wave,” has been an interesting time. It has brought an awareness of the intersectionality between gender, sex, race, sexual orientation and class. It has attempted to dismantle the exclusionary elements of trans-exclusionary radical feminism (TERF) movements that occurred in the second wave; it has […]

Politicians must tamp down rhetoric in light of anti-abortion violence

“No more baby parts.” This was the sentiment repeated by Robert Dear as he fired his gun at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado last Friday. Three people lost their lives, and nine others were injured in the attack. Mass shootings are an epidemic in this country that have gone largely unaddressed by politicians, as the country […]

Feminism’s cool, Hillary’s kinda lame

During the recent Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton made several references to her gender, suggesting that her womanness differentiated her from other candidates. She even made a joke about how it takes her longer to go to the bathroom than the other candidates. I must admit that the idea of having a female president is exciting […]