Amelia Ortiz

Amelia Ortiz

What happens when mothers regret motherhood

What happens when mothers regret motherhood

Envision yourself as a woman in your 30s — the years you were promised to be your “glory days.” You finally get home after a strenuous day of work only to discover the sink is overflowing with dirty dishes and chocolate ice cream has been spilled all over your white,...

Opinion: The questionable efficacy of social media activism

Opinion: The questionable efficacy of social media activism

Within the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise in the use of social media platforms to advocate for social justice and political opinions. This was popularized during the #MeToo movement, with 19 million tweets attached to the hashtag. During summer 2020,...

Opinion: A female politician’s shield

Opinion: A female politician’s shield

More than half (52%) of the cabinet members appointed to the Biden Harris administration were female in 2020. While this was a considerable step for Washington and women in the United States, the increased presence of women in politics has opened up a greater...