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“Pick me. Choose me. Love me.”: The evolution of the “pick-me girl”

The pick-me phenomenon is spreading as the definition grows more and more ambiguous. In turn, we are all becoming implicated in a greater misogynistic culture.

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Asking my gynecologist mom your sex questions

Student Life sent out a form for students to anonymously ask their sexual and reproductive health questions to a gynecologist. I called my mom, obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Jody Steinauer, to answer your questions.

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Asking my gynecologist mom your sex questions

A couple of weeks ago, Student Life sent out a form for students to anonymously ask their sexual and reproductive health questions to a gynecologist. For this year’s Sex Issue, I wanted to give people a place to ask these questions, so I called my mom, obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Jody Steinauer.

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WashU Wrapped: ‘On Hold with the IRS’ brings community and camaraderie to center stage

Known for their thematic and upbeat shows, On Hold with the IRS went from WashU junior and singer and guitarist Charlie Morrison’s college dream to one of the most well-known student bands on campus.

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Your summer doesn’t have to be groundbreaking

It is important to be aware of the pressure that people may feel to have had incredibly productive or life-changing breaks, and of the significant barriers to these experiences.

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A freshman retrospective: Pushing through discomfort, searching for belonging

Last year, as a freshman, I felt like I was doing something wrong.

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Post-Dobbs, WashU Med Students Fight for Reproductive Education, Healthcare, and Justice

Caroline Cary, a first-year at Washington University in St. Louis’ School of Medicine, decided to go to medical school because of her passion for obstetrics and gynecology. Yet four days after she committed to the medical school, Cary caught wind of a new decision coming from Washington, D.C.

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What’s the obsession with nepotism?

The flood of nepo baby celebrity critiques has drowned out crucial discussions of nepotism outside of Hollywood, along with a broader conversation on systemic advantages resulting from white privilege and wealth disparity.

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Let’s talk about sex (ed), baby

Sex education is crucial to people’s well-being and overall health, and a lack of understanding of things like STDs and contraception can cause detrimental impacts. These impacts, however, are preventable, and a mandatory sex education program could make a significant difference.

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How to Access Contraception, Sex, Pregnancy, and Abortion Resources & Care at WashU

Even before Missouri implemented its full ban on abortion, accessing reproductive and sexual healthcare as a college student could be overwhelming.

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