On February 23, a 30-year old college student testified before Congress regarding the need for insurance coverage of contraceptive services. She told the story of a classmate who ended up losing an ovary to cystic growths that could have been prevented by the use of oral contraceptives, a treatment not covered by her insurance. She was the only woman allowed to testify before Rep. Darrell Issa's subcommittee.
The beginning of a semester is always hectic. Dropouts haven't been weeded out yet, so there's a surplus of people on a bustling campus. Needless to say, it's awfully tough getting around the university area this time of year.