Federal Funding to Test Backlogged Rape Kits Stalls

By Amber Reumont Currently, Congress is battling over the budgets of the Departments of Justice, Transportation, Commerce, Agriculture, and Housing and Urban Development. The bill in question proposes allotting $180 billion to these various government agencies. If passed, the funding would reinstate budget cuts formerly implemented by House Republicans. Associated Press points out that the money will fund, “transportation grants,…

Comprehensive vs. Abstinence-Only Sex Education

By Amber Reumont Sex education is often an awkward part of many students’ school experiences, yet studies show it has a significant and serious effect on their sexual health and decision-making. The impact made by comprehensive sex education is positive and lasting; meanwhile, abstinence-only programs often have negative effects upon the students. Comprehensive sexual education is aimed at providing students…

Discrimination in the Workplace

By Casey King Most people are well aware of the statistics that show that women are making less than men in the same job. However, there are many other ways those women are being put at a disadvantage in the workplace. According to HarvardIndependent.com women are treated differently the second their job interview starts, “…because both the interviewer and the interviewee have been brought up…