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PARKER: Supply Emergency Contraception

PARKER: Supply Emergency Contraception

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on and off campus. Emergency contraception — also known as Plan B or the morning-after pill — is an important aspect of sexual health, especially for survivors of sexual assault. The[Read More…]

by March 19, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
PARKER: More Screenings for Students

PARKER: More Screenings for Students

In April 2017, Georgetown University implemented a free and confidential screening for sexually transmitted infections. The screening, now offered once per semester, has had encouraging results. Over 70 people attended the April screening, and over 250 attended the one offered this November. This growth mostly is most likely the result[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
PARKER: Bring Condoms to Campus

PARKER: Bring Condoms to Campus

Access to condoms is one of the most fundamental sexual health resources on a college campus. However, Georgetown is miles behind other U.S. universities when it comes to providing this basic resource. Seeing that Georgetown students cannot even buy their own condoms on campus, let alone receive any university-provided condoms,[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
PARKER: Add Sex Ed to NSO

PARKER: Add Sex Ed to NSO

Georgetown University takes great pride in the geographic diversity of its student body. Join any tour with the Blue and Gray Tour Guide Society, and you’ll hear about how students come to Georgetown from all 50 states, as well as almost 50 countries. There is great value in geographic diversity,[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
PARKER: Knowledge as Power

PARKER: Knowledge as Power

Many of Georgetown University’s sexual health policies directly threaten the sexual health and safety of its students — STI screening protocol, disparities in levels of sexual education and past biases in pregnancy services referrals, to name a few. However, Georgetown has recently made advancements toward making better sexual health options[Read More…]

by January 12, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Promote Access to Survivor Resources

 Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on and off campus. Accustomed to Georgetown’s often-uncomfortable relationship with sex, many students’ first reaction upon hearing that MedStar Georgetown University Hospital does not offer rape kits is righteous anger. Many[Read More…]

by October 11, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top