September 03, 2014
Student reflects on experience with YWLP in Nicaragua
Story and photos by: Emily Anthony
This article is...
August 18, 2014
April 17, 2014
For many, feminism has an ugly connotation, though I suspect much of the ugliness...
April 03, 2014
Fourth-year student and Assistant Editor of Iris Magazine, Adelyn Bender, poses alongside Virginia Moran, former Associate Director of the Women's Center and Editor of Iris. They were in OpenGrounds at a panel event that was part of Iris Magazine's Bad A** Women...
March 06, 2014
The following has been re-printed from the March 5, 2014 edition of the Cavalier Daily, with permission from the writer.
ALLMANN: The importance of gender...
February 27, 2014
Emily finishes off her last season as a U.Va. swimmer with winning the ACC Championship for the fourth time.
This past weekend, I competed at my fourth...
February 13, 2014
As a fourth year student at UVa with a strong interest in sexual assault prevention and education on Grounds, I was eager to attend multiple events at the Dialogue at UVa: Sexual Misconduct Among College Students. A two-day conference with noteworthy speakers from across the country, the goals of this seminar were “to foster intellectual debate” and to focus on “how we might together begin to change the culture that fuels sexual misconduct,” according to President Sullivan on the conference website (http://www.virginia.edu/...
December 05, 2013
It’s Friday night and you are sooo glad that the week is over. You’ve got your evening all planned out - a great chick flick, your favorite flannel pajamas and hot chocolate. You get home and you’re just about to settle in when you get a text from a friend who is in the middle of a crisis – again! Her roommate keeps copying her style and she’s freaking out over what to wear to a party that night. When you try to reassure her she says “thanks… I shouldn’t have expected you to understand about fashion. Your clothes are always so casual.” It may not seem like a big deal but it...
November 21, 2013
Heading off to college and leaving a significant other behind can be really stressful - especially if you are going to be in two different cities (or states!). Deciding whether to continue dating can be a discouraging and overwhelming experience.
As in most cases, some relationships were meant to last forever and others are merely temporary. Here are some guidelines for managing a long-distance romance.
Be Open and Honest
Before you part ways, be upfront about the fact that you will no...
October 20, 2013
During my first year of college, if I had been asked whether or not I wanted to study abroad, my answer would have been no. In my second year of college, you probably would have gotten the same answer. By my third year of college, and rather late in my academic career, I realized that I had developed a passion for the Spanish language. As a non-major, the best option for continuing my education was to study abroad. I researched programs, applied, and was accepted to the Valencia program here at UVa. In July of 2013, I took the 7-hour flight to Valencia, Spain.
So, here it is, what I...
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