Since Feb. 1, Stanford’s Sexual Health Peer Resource Center (SHPRC) has sold subsidized period underwear in a student-led effort to increase access to reusable menstrual products on campus.
Menstrual cups, which can be worn for up to 12 hours, are a safer, more environmentally sustainable alternative to tampons and pads. The cups are now available at SHPRC for $9, down from the market price of $39.
A look at the students who run the Sexual Health Peer Resource Center and the organization’s sales data.
Although it is perhaps more known to Stanford students for its countdown to Big Game each fall, the current countdown in White Plaza reads “Days until Paris: 60, demand climate action.” In addition to this countdown, Students for a Sustainable Stanford (SSS) and a coalition of other student groups on campus have been organizing to increase climate change awareness.
I #StandWithLeah because we’re all still lying down. The last few weeks have been a storm of controversial events: the Snapchat CEO’s leaked emails, Provost Etchemendy’s hasty response to the entire undergraduate population, #StandWithLeah and the ongoing struggle to reform the University’s sexual assault policies and resources. It’s easy to see those events as separate…