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Students Demand Menstrual Products

Students Demand Menstrual Products

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

October 3, 2018

fAbby Kaiser Students have been working to get free pads and tampons for all restrooms across campus. The plan posed by students on campus, which is projected to be in place by the end of this academic year, would put a dispenser in all bathrooms in academic buildings and residence halls, said senio...

Periods just entered the twenty-first century

Periods just entered the twenty-first century

January 26, 2016

In the fifth grade, I was handed a parcel wrapped in purple floral cellophane. Its contents?  A mini deodorant, panty-liners, two maxi pads and two tampons. I was officially a woman. With a pad as my shield and a tampon as my sword, I was ready to combat the next 40 years of menstruation. For the nex...

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