Voices of Healing

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. “I had

Understanding the purpose of trigger warnings

I’ve honestly lost track of the number of times I have seen the idea of trigger warnings misconstrued as attempts to let people avoid anything that could ever make them upset. More often than not, their advocates are painted as sheltered, immature