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Medical Misogyny in “The Yellow Wallpaper”

November 15, 2020

  “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman highlights Jane, a woman struggling with a nervous mental illness. Living with her egotistical physician husband, John, she spends her days disgusted by the yellow wallpaper in her bedroom. As Jane’s mental … Read more

Week 9: A Stressful Week Among Stressful Weeks

October 12, 2020

By: Sneha Pasupula As the leaves change and the temperatures drop, we approach the halfway point of fall semester. Students are cramming for their midterms, TAs are frantically grading, and professors are devising lesson plans for the next unpredictable semester. … Read more

A Low-Cost Method to Detect the Toxins in Your “Detox Tea”

September 15, 2020

Detox teas are flooding social media feeds, as A-list celebrities advertise these “revolutionary” beverages to young audiences. Advertisements claim that detox tea can quickly rid the body of fat and toxins (Auguste et al. 2019). However, detox teas are the … Read more