For most college students, summer is something that is anticipated throughout the semesters. But for Taylor, the season is not something she can look forward to any more. This is because on June 16, 2016, Taylor became the victim of date rape by a man, who will be referred to as K, who she had met only hours before. The night began when Taylor agreed to meet K at his apartment, and from there they were on their way downtown for dinner. He had charisma—Taylor recalls being able to open up to him easily, telling him about her “history of … Continue reading The Story of One Woman’s Rape, and the Justice Department’s Failure to ‘Protect and Serve’
As the end to another stressful and rigorous semester approaches, some LSU students are facing high levels of anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses. Is the need to achieve and succeed in school so important that students must sacrifice their … Continue reading The Invisible War: How One LSU Student Conquered Anxiety
Feminism is a recent phenomenon sweeping across both modern political and social debates. According to Merriam-Webster, feminism is defined as “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes,” or “organized activity on behalf of women’s rights … Continue reading Feminism: misconceptions, positives and how it has shaped the minds of society
When Derek LeCompte was only 20 years old, he was diagnosed with an early stage of Testicular Cancer. In 2014, LeCompte discovered an unusual bump that he immediately got checked out by a doctor. Sure enough, LeCompte, who is a member of the United States Coast Guard, received life changing news. LeCompte is of a family of five, with two siblings and happily married parents. At the time he was diagnosed, he was also dating a young woman with whom he had been with for a few years by then. When asked how his diagnosis affected these relationships, LeCompte said, … Continue reading 20-year-old Coast Guardsman overcomes cancer in only one month
As time progresses, it is evident that college students and young adults are becoming more casual about sexual activity and the role that it plays in their personal and social lives. Individuals who fit into this age demographic are less likely … Continue reading Casual Sex on College Campuses
There is no such thing as a personal battle when you have over 350 sisters supporting you. Find the rest of the story here. Continue reading Why Zeta?
“It was a failure in a sense of recognizing how serious the issue was and not taking the appropriate steps to resolve the issue.” Continue reading Breaking the Learning Curve: Local priest on the Catholic Church’s reform after sexual abuse charges