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Why I Had an Abortion: Parts 3 and 4

December 5, 2011 by

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By: Anonymous PART 3 I had my abortion through Planned Parenthood (PP) in San Diego, California. Everyone at PP was incredibly caring, intelligent, and patient. I was treated with respect everywhere I went.            I arrived at the PP building in San Diego at 11:30 in the morning. There were not […]

Why I Had an Abortion: Parts 1 and 2

December 5, 2011 by

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By: Anonymous PART 1 I am educated. I am responsible. I get good grades. I am on the Dean’s List. I advocate for reproductive rights. I take my birth control pill every night at 9 PM. I am not the kind of girl that becomes pregnant in college. I am smarter than that type of […]

I’m A Person- Not Your Object

November 10, 2011 by

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By: Michaella Advertisement companies, such as Caress, are exploiting the woman’s body to sell their products; enforcing society’s idea of the importance of body image and trying to win over the consumer. Extreme provocative images are used to capture the attention of the intended audience- women. Caress successfully gains the attention of their intended female […]

Love Your Body!!!

November 8, 2011 by

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By: SPH October 20th was Love Your Body day at California State University San Marcos. We held an event to promote the beauty in everybody, because EVERYONE is beautiful regardless of their size, height, weight, hair, skin, eyes, gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and age! For those of you who are not familiar with Love Your […]

“Herpa-Syphill-itus” – The New “Common Cold”

November 4, 2011 by

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By: Michaella I have very frequently heard the phrase, “My life is over…”, but never realized the true meaning behind it until I heard the sentence, “You have herpes”, come from my doctor’s mouth last year. I remember getting into my car at the doctor’s office, and then arriving at home…but do not remember a […]

Through Thick and Thin: Halloween Costumes in a “Big Bust/Small Bodies” World

October 31, 2011 by

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By: Medicei A few weekends ago I went to Party City to try and pick out a Halloween costume with my boyfriend. We were greeted by fog-belching skeletons as we slowly pushed our way back to the wall of costumes. Mind you, the costume list literally takes up an entire wall (and then some) and […]

New Law in North Carolina Threatens Women’s Right to Know

October 29, 2011 by

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By: Raven North Carolina’s new bill, entitled the ‘The Women’s Right to Know Act’ has gone into effect.  The act includes that the state list all Crisis Pregnancy Centers on a state website. Also, for each driver who purchases the newly personalized $25 ‘Choose Life’ license plates, $15 dollars will be given to more than […]