Tag Archives: college health and safety

Acting After #MeToo

Even though the #MeToo movement has gained considerable traction and support since its inception, coming forward takes an incredible amount of courage due to institutional and environmental factors in areas such as entertainment, the workplace, and higher education. While starting and perpetuating conversations is an excellent way to get started, it’s only the beginning of the solution.

Ensuring Reproductive Justice for All

Nowhere is the topic of reproductive healthcare more relevant than on college campuses. Without access to safe and legal abortion, people who want to terminate their pregnancies must resort to unsafe practices that threaten their health and even their lives. Many students argue that abortion services should be available at on-campus health centers.

What’s Wrong With Physical Education?

PE has historically been de-prioritized in the public education system, which has lead to a devaluation of programs nationwide. It’s important to normalize exercise, as individual and group-level changes can lead to nationwide shifts in physical activity in educational, social, and public health contexts.

Out For Blood

The current blood shortage has resulted in severe obstacles to immediate, effective medical care, making those dramatic surgeries and cutting-edge cancer therapies ever more difficult to perform. Research throughout the past decade continues to show that an overwhelming number of college students have positive views when asked about blood donation, but only half actually donate.