By Europe & Me‘s Friederike Sandow There’s a lot going on at the Olympics, which took place from 23rd of July until 8th of August. Europe & Me‘s Friederike is revisiting the lows of Tokyo 2020 and concludes that not even British diver Tom Daley can knit us out of this shit show. The Olympic flame and... Continue Reading →
Anorexia Nervosa: Collecting Pieces of You
By Mae Lewis anorexia collects pieces of you. chips away at you. sculpts and morphs and kneads you into a mould of someone you are not. my ponytail always needed three loops of a hair bobble. now it needs four. the clothes i once wore hang illusively at the back of my wardrobe, untouched. a... Continue Reading →
Female Financial Literacy
By Europe & Me‘s Laura Worsch Ever thought about your pension? Europe & Me‘s Laura Worsch had not until recently, but found out how educating yourself on long-term financial security is also a way to close the gender gap. While women are often insecure about investing their money, taking your finances in your own hand is... Continue Reading →
The Type to Think in Black & White
By Ashley Kincaid An artist’s portfolio tells a story, I’m proud of what mine is telling.” Ashley Kincaid My personal journey with trauma and mental health began at five years old. I was molested at my small hometown elementary school by an older classmate. This was a devastating blow to my family. No one knew... Continue Reading →
To Pill or Not To Pill?
By Taren Silvia Bernardini I believe to share one's story could be one of the most important objectives to carry out in one’s lifetime. If not to learn thyself, know thyself, and share your experiences so that others may take value in it, what else are we here for? Each individual is on their path,... Continue Reading →
Blood and pain: periods. What is normal?
By Europe & Me‘s Editors Although half of the population needs to deal with menstruation cycles during a large part of their lives, we know so little about how others experience this. Maybe we talk about our periods with friends, siblings, our mother or other family, but in general period-talk remains a sort of taboo. We... Continue Reading →
Let’s talk about endometriosis.
By Europe & Me‘s Editors In the last issue, Europe & Me asked Young Europeans about their experiences with their period. The editors team at E&M wanted to dive a little deeper and open up conversations that have long been tabooed. We sat down with Ramona Brunner, who suffers from endometriosis, and asked her to share her experiences with... Continue Reading →
Flushing Our Stresses Away: How Bathrooms Can Save Us During Covid
By Treena Orchard Joan Didion’s epic book The White Album opens with the line: “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” These eight words of clarion wisdom ring with urgency as biological and social unrest sweep the globe. Whether it’s baking, sewing, or writing, people are flocking to creative endeavours. What kinds of stories... Continue Reading →
Poland: Will I ever stop fighting for my rights?
By Europe & Me's Julia Zalewska In Europe & Me's previous issue, they published this article about the reversion of the right to abortion in Poland. This time, E&M‘s Julia Zalewska, born and raised in Poland, recounts her experience of continuously having to fight for her rights in 21st Century Europe. I feel hopeless, overwhelmed. The country I live... Continue Reading →
By Victoria Ferguson Perspective has been weighing on my mind quite heavily, as of lately. Like art, everyone has a unique point of view, creating a multitude of understandings in every situation. The trail of instances that transpire in our lives, individually or collectively, result in varying positions that unknowingly shape the lens we view... Continue Reading →