She Said: Ridin’ Solo

Sarah Irby, Editor in Chief~

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. It makes me sick. Really, Feb. 14 is just a commercialized holiday for couples to show just how “in love” they are. What’s the point? Flowers die, and I don’t even really like chocolate. Nor am I interested in bearing witness to any sort of ooey-gooey public displays of affection. I guess I just like to avoid the dazed people walking around with stars in their eyes and hearts popping out of their chest. So, I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I prefer being single. Even on Valentine’s Day. But you may be wondering what you can do as a single person on this day of love, other than mope around eating a tub of ice cream and envying all those cutesy couples you see on your Instagram. Well: Continue reading “She Said: Ridin’ Solo”

She Said: The Power of No

Sarah Irby, Editor in Chief~

As women, we are constantly being taught what precautions we can take in order to avoid being sexually harassed or assaulted, because men aren’t being told “Oh by the way, it’s morally wrong to stick it in someone who doesn’t want it.” You would think common sense would kick in at some point, but apparently horniness is an acceptable excuse for a lack thereof. With this kind of mindset, does the word “No” even matter? Continue reading “She Said: The Power of No”

#MeToo: Reporting Sexual Misconduct at LC

Sarah Irby, Editor in Chief~

When the first woman came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood Producer Harvey Weinstein, it sparked a chain reaction of people publicizing their experiences and exposing their aggressors. With the current national climate, it is increasingly vital for college students to know their options when it comes to reporting sexual misconduct. Continue reading “#MeToo: Reporting Sexual Misconduct at LC”