Getting Well With Weed

We talked with Jennifer (Coach Ms. Mindful) all about the many benefits of cannabis for both medicinal and recreational use. Here is the full 101 on all things weed!! SZ :: Please explain the differences between Indica and Sativa? MM :: Great question. Both sativas and indicas are cannabis plants. The names come from where they originate from. Sativa original region started in Columbia, Mexico, and Thailand. It thrives in warmer environments, and grows taller and thinner than indica. Where… Read More


Written by Clarke Rose and originally published in her “Sex and Roses” Blog I sat in my Gender & Health class today as these two girls presented on FGM. Long story short they go on to defend the process and say the women who have had this “procedure” feel empowered and more feminine and pure. Yes, this is sometimes the case. Yes, it is so important to recognise the cultural associations with FGM, and not as a white westerner just go,… Read More

This Is America

This is America: The Art We’re Seeing in a Post-Trumpalyptic World On May 5 (ironically a day where many Americans appropriate the culture of many Mexicans to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo), the musician Childish Gambino released the music video for his new song titled “This is America”. If you haven’t seen it yet – go watch immediately – then return back here for some cultural analysis. Another important piece of recommended watching with this article is one of the many… Read More

Making History

It’s no secret that a “blue wave” is set to hit the U.S. Senate and Congress come November 2018 – if the fervent activism we’ve been seeing in the US stays strong. However, the wave is looking more rainbow and brown as well, not just blue. Many elections – both state and federal – are making history. Two inspiring examples come from Massachusetts and Georgia. For example, the Georgia made history by nominating the first woman of color from a… Read More