Stereotyping Sororities: Viewpoints from Inside and Outside the Sisterhood

Lifestyle Writer| Ian Kenyon | Ik656315@ohio.edu | @iankenyon13

Walking down campus these past couple of weeks, I’m sure you’ve noticed the hordes of girls in high heels and dresses, dressed to impress the sorority leaders during rush week. However, many of the girls who didn’t participate had some harsh to say about the girls who did. Sorority girls have been stereotyped to be the ditsiest, yet also the prettiest, girls on any college campus.

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The Dos and Don’ts of the Athens Police Department

Lifestyle Writer| Jon Licata| jl525015@ohio.edu

It’s a Friday night, everyone’s feeling good and looking better, and all anyone wants to do is forget the stresses of college life for a minute. So they head out to a house party or a bar to engage in what is actually an illegal activity– underage drinking. No big deal, right? Well, it’s all fun and games until the Ohio University Police Department (OUPD)  or the Athens Police Department (APD) get there.

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A Positive Period Alternative

Emma Stefanoff| es068015@ohio.edu | intagram/twitter-@emmastefanoff

Menstrual cycles — a topic that no one seems to want to deal with or talk about but they will continue to occur, month after month. Pads and tampons are the common feminine hygiene products used to take care of the blood, but some people just don’t feel comfortable with either. However, there’s another option. Healthy, ecological, and economical are all words used to describe this modern alternative — menstrual cups.

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Cure for Gonorrhea? Gone.

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Ian Kenyon |ik656315@ohio.edu

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that causes infections in the genitals, rectum, and throat. With college students being at the highest risk for STI’s, they should be aware that the World Health Organization announced that gonorrhea is becoming incurable. Strains of the disease have emerged worldwide that are antibiotic-resistant, creating many issues for scientists and doctors, who are now searching desperately for new cures.

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What Brock Turner’s Early Release Means for College Women

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Morgan Coovert | mc312215@ohio.edu | Instagram: @mcoovs

This summer, Brock Turner was the name on the lips of thousands of Americans who were shocked by the result of his trial. In January of 2015, Turner, former Stanford swimmer, was accused of raping an unconscious woman behind a dumpster on the school’s campus. Two grad students served as witnesses and said, as BuzzFeed reports, they found him, “aggressively thrusting his hips into her.” The boys called out, and Turner began to run, with one student chasing after him. That night, he was arrested.

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