Sophia Ling

Sophia Ling (she/her) (24C) is from Carmel, Indiana and double majoring in Political Science and Sociology. She wrote for the Current in Carmel. She also loves playing guitar and piano, cooking and swimming. In her free time, she learns new card tricks and practices typing faster.

Pocketing gender norms

(Jessie Satovsky/Contributing Illustrator) At least twice a day I think about the moment in “Black Widow” where Yelena’s face lights up when Natasha approves of her utility vest and spends her next monologue discussing the number of pockets like an excitable child who just discovered cotton candy for the first time. Men don’t get it. [...]

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Normalize therapy and destigmatize drugs, but don’t forget to be happy

Wikimedia Commons/VariousPills.jpg While most college students might not be familiar with the brand names of cancer treatment drugs, they are no stranger to names like Zoloft and Prozac. Polypharmacy, the act of taking multiple medications at once, is also nothing new on college campuses; we throw around medication like a rag doll ripped to shreds [...]

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