Trending with Tara: reflecting on summer 2017

The trends of this summer made it all the more exciting, and many of the things that everyone was doing for the last three months were broadcasted all over social media, television and magazines. Here are some of the trends of the summer that nobody could ignore.

Women’s health under the Trump administration

The new administration’s agenda of repealing the Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare) and limiting abortion access women’s access to health care, STI screening, abortion rights, and control over their own bodies are facing a threat.

The P.E. Department Responds to Our Editorial

In the recent UV article expressing the opinion of some students that Self-Defense should be required instead of Emergency Preparedness/Water Safety, I was quoted as saying I felt as though the class should be required. I want to make it clear to both students and faculty; this is in fact the exact opposite of how I feel.