Youth in Our Veins: Chasing After Thousand Dollar Beauty Treatments

On February 19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a puzzling statement cautioning consumers who were seeking blood transfusions from young people. The statement references the rising popularity of startups that claim to have found the key to unlocking the fountain of youth. Drawing on “inspiration” from research conducted on mice, these startups inject

DACA Discontinued: Impacts on Our Students and Communities

President Obama’s decision to begin the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was monumental; after more than 15 years of debate, young, undocumented immigrants finally had a program that could temporarily halt their fears of deportation. President Trump’s decision to repeal DACA was—perhaps catastrophically—just as monumental. He recently reversed his position after meeting with Chuck

Against the Flow: A Closer Look at the Tampon Tax

At any given point in time around 334 million people around the world are on their period. However, the complex biological process of menstruation is heavily stigmatized. This stigma has manifested itself in the US tax system by way of the tampon tax: the sales tax imposed on menstrual products. Student groups at Tufts, such