Day: November 30, 2005

New York State of Mind

I love this city, I really do. But seriously, what the hell is going on lately? First, we have the bedbugs. Then, there’s paying $430 a foot for air — in my neighborhood. Come on now — we really don’t…

HELLP Syndrome for Beginners

This is the first news article I have ever seen on the illness that had me giving birth to a two-months-premature Ethan: HELLP Syndrome is a little- known pregnancy-related disease that, if left untreated, can be life-threatening for both the…

Alito, Abortion, and the Future of Roe

Lots and lots going on this week in the reproductive rights arena. Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood is being argued right now, and is virtually guaranteed to have a major impact on the future of reproductive rights — if only to…

Von’s: Thar She Blows

Well, there goes the last great independent bookseller in town. Again. Von’s, a campus staple, was known for its great selection of new and used books, CDs, and craft supplies. Locally owned and reasonably priced, it featured music from the…