Lux Et Bullsh*t: Alcohol, Sexual Assault, and Yale

Yale has had a troublesome history of bungling sexual harassment cases.

This history continued with a case that came to light early last week, via a story in the Yale Daily News.

On March 22nd, 2013, a male and female undergraduate at Yale had sexual intercourse. The female was drunk. The male was not. » 11/12/14 12:35pm 11/12/14 12:35pm

Forget School, I Want to Read Fantasy Genre Fiction

I'm somewhat bogged down with school work at this point in the semester. I suppose that's what happens when you're obtaining your Master's and an Associate's at the same time. I AM THE DICHOTOMY OF (WO)MAN. Right now, I want to go to a mountain cabin, and curl up with a pile of books.

I want to sit in the Weirwood of… » 10/15/14 1:54pm 10/15/14 1:54pm

My Inner Mr. Hyde: Addiction is My Worst Friend

Addiction is my worst friend.

For years, I have tried to completely cut alcohol out of my life. The word "alcoholic" was one that I avoided for a very, very, long time. I didn't drink during the day before work. I didn't drink everyday. There's no way I can be an alcoholic, right? "I can still drink occasionally," I… » 10/13/14 2:04pm 10/13/14 2:04pm

Getting Medieval On You: Julian of Norwich

Julian of Norwich was the first woman to have a book published in the English Language. Her book, Revelations of Divine Love, was a hallmark of women's writing being recognized. For the majority of Julian's existence, Julian lived a solitary, but interesting life.

Little is known of Julian's early life, but historians… » 10/07/14 2:12pm 10/07/14 2:12pm

Whore, Wife, Mother: Women in Augustine's "City Of God"

Augustine's City Of God places heavy emphasis on trilogies, and his theories on women are no exception. In City Of God, Augustine says that women are either temptresses, wives, or mothers. (Augustine) Dependent on her role, the woman is an instrument of the devil, her husband, or "God's creativity." (Augustine) To… » 9/23/14 10:54am 9/23/14 10:54am