Free pads (and tampons) for undergrads

Remember my op-ed from September about free hygiene products? Well, I’m happy to report that Free Pads for Undergrads, Swarthmore’s hygiene product initiative, received full funding from the Student Budget Committee (SBC)! After my original piece was published, I received positive feedback

Printing is free, so why aren’t tampons?

I’m sitting on the toilet, thinking this is going to be a typical trip to the bathroom. I had the urge to pee, and without hesitation, I quickly located the nearest restroom to fulfill my need. I remain seated for a time,