The accessibility of menstrual products can be a messy subject.
Oftentimes, students get caught unprepared with their periods. When this happens on campus, we either have to ask around the bathroom for a spare or go to Ackerman Union, Lu Valle Commons or another store on campus to buy an overpriced box of pads or tampons when we only really need one or two to get through the day before heading to CVS or our home supply.
Graduating seniors may feel emotional as they prepare to exit UCLA with pomp and circumstance, but as far as the school is concerned, it’s all a matter of nostalgia – mental health has got nothing to do with it.
More money for the University of California doesn’t mean students are going to be living any more comfortably.
If the proposed California state budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year is approved, the UC is set to receive 4.7 percent more funding than last year, including an additional $2.1 billion through the Cal Grant program.
It’s kind of funny how angry people get over the thought of subsidized tampons. But sometimes, it’s just sad.
Through personal day-to-day experiences, my internship with Planned Parenthood Los Angeles and the reactions to my blogs about feminine health care and equality this summer, I have definitely learned that the topic of feminine health care is a polarizing one.
Political grandstanding could cost a lot of people their access to affordable healthcare.
Recently, Planned Parenthood has come under attack for misconstrued information regarding its abortion services and the handling of fetal tissue for scientific research.
While it seems that many men have an interest in defining gender inequality and what it means to be a woman, it seems few took the time to look up the definition of another word: irony.
Editor’s note: This blog post refers to individuals who menstruate as women because the author wanted to highlight gender inequality in health care. We acknowledge that not all individuals who menstruate identify as women and that not all individuals who identify as women menstruate, but feel this generalization is appropriate considering the gendered nature of most health care policies.
Usually, four is considered greater than two. However, for those that live in and around Westwood, two wheels may have a greater impact than four.
On Thursday, the Metropolitan Transit Authority Board of Directors, also known as the Metro Board, awarded $11 million to the company Bicycle Transit Systems, Inc.
Title IX is the University of California’s best-kept secret that everyone should know about.
The UC is in the process of finalizing much-needed revisions to its sexual harassment and sexual violence policies, including requiring faculty, staff and students to receive more specialized training to recognize and understand all types of trauma and appropriately deal with sexual misconduct on campus.
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