IUDs Won't Save Us Now
Calling for everyone to get an IUD in the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death overlooks the current reality in several states, and doesn’t do anything to help those already living without abortion access, even as Roe v. Wade stands.
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The Pandemic Has Created a Whole New Type of FOMO
If you're feeling like everyone hates you because you're seeing so many sort-of-friends hanging out without you, you're not alone.
How to Vote by Mail in All 50 States
States are scrambling to hold elections in a pandemic. You should be preparing to vote by mail.
Amy Rose Spiegel
No Wifi, No AC: Inside the Chaos of 1,400 COVID Cases at One College
The University of South Carolina started with a tidy coronavirus tracking dashboard and a few manageable cases. Then things started to unravel.
Vacation Pods Are the New Safe-ish Loophole for Traveling With Friends
Blithely setting off for a fun group trip isn't an option right now. But people are finding ways to be more deliberate—and exclusive—about how they get away together in a pandemic.
How a House of 80 Students in Texas Has Stayed COVID-Free Since March
In the middle of an Austin neighborhood designated early on as a coronavirus hotspot, one co-op house has successfully turned itself into a bubble.
Desperate Colleges Resort to Memes to Try and Talk Students Out of Partying
Students shouldn’t have to personally bear the burden of their safety, or have to see Drake memes about it, yet here we are.
Students Share How They Made Their Remote Classrooms Actually Cool
Try to create a dedicated space, get near a window, and consider an under-desk spinning machine.
Students Are Taking Gap Years to Avoid the Mess of College During COVID
Universities are receiving way more deferral and gap requests from students who see no point in paying full tuition for a remote semester.
How to Finesse Any Deadline
Will they know you're lying? Thanks to technology, it might not matter.
If You Love Your Family, Stay the Hell Away From Them
People are letting their guards down while visiting loved ones, and it's putting them—and everyone else around them—at risk.
Weird-Ass Tan Lines Are the Surprise Trend of the Summer
Safe socialization means we're spending a lot more time outdoors—and exploring a fun and stripy new aesthetic, courtesy of the sun.