Getting My Vagina High (Legally)

By Anonymous Contributor   Intro I’ve always been someone who hasn’t had much luck when it comes to orgasm. It could be because of my anxiety, my past with sexual trauma, the stigmas I’ve internalized about women’s sexuality, etc, etc. Just when I think I’m getting close, I either am overwhelmed and “numb out” as my partner and I [...]

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this week in “The Cleanse”: Why My Mom Won’t March

By Lydia Shiel, Staff Columnist I come from a place where people are Methodist if they aren’t Southern Baptist. The wealthy kids aren’t actually wealthy: their dads are [...]

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By Olivia Neal, Content and Style Editor Since the news broke about Aziz Ansari’s sexual assault allegations, people throughout social media have had a hard time talking [...]

For The Men Who Want Our Forgiveness.

By Olivia Neal, Content and Style Editor  This is a letter to all of the men who have apologized for abhorrent behavior [...]

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Siren Zine 2016: Self-Care

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Rey: A Force of Nature

By Sarah Muzzillo I'm a brand new Star Wars fan. It's sad to admit, but I had never seen any of the movies prior to a couple months ago. I’m sure your jaw just hit the [...]

Poem: Dr. Tanya Shields

By Callie Wallace The day I presented my feminist action project I cried. Ugly cried. Leave-the-room-to-get-my-shit-together cried. I thought I was prepared to talk [...]

Anisha Padma

Photo by Dicle Kara 1. What is one of your proudest accomplishments and why? I’m really excited that Monsoon (A UNC-based South Asian Affairs Platform) is up and [...]

Shilpa Kancharla

Interview by Parisa Shah. Photographs by Alice Wilder Shilpa Kancharla is a DJ at WXYC, a research assistant at a physics lab, and a firm lover of science and learning. She [...]

Cecilia Polanco

1. What is one of your proudest accomplishments and why? My proudest accomplishment is starting a food truck and catering company, So Good Pupusas, this past summer. [...]