If ride-share apps operate in a totally different way to old-school taxis, how can we ensure people are aware of this -- and what are the steps we all need to take to keep safe?

Aug 18, 2014 at 6:00pm | 86 comments

This is where I will start to sound a little meshugenna.

Jun 17, 2014 at 1:00pm | 277 comments

online dating
I hope that someday, all the Slutwalks and Take Back the Nights will add up and we will all be able to do what Sylvia Plath dreamed of: “to be able to sleep in an open field, to travel west” and, most importantly, “to walk freely at night…”
unpopular opinion
Sure, ride your bicycle, dude -- just please stop talking to me about it.
"That happens to other people!" is how I've been thinking.

Jun 14, 2013 at 12:30pm | 181 comments

I chose Chico State for its journalism program, pretty brick buildings and small town feel, and have stayed despite what the media calls our “sexual assault problem.”
I used to point out all the stupid shit that I saw other cyclists do. After about the third death this year, I stopped. I didn’t want to give any more ammo to those who rush to blame the victim.
girly stuff
Being a girl is scary sometimes! Protect yourself with some adorable self-defense accessories.
if you see something say something
I’ve taken the New York transit safety motto "If you see something, say something" very seriously -- maybe somewhat stupidly.