Tag Archives: Birth Control

Happy 50th Birthday, Birth Control Pill

by Alli Jarvinen On May 9th the birth control pill will turn 50 years old.  The FDA approved the Pill on May 9, 1960 causing excitement and panic.  For this birthday party there won’t be any “over the hill” jokes … Continue reading

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Brooke’s Media Analysis: All About The Pill

By: Brooke Brown On the 50th Anniversary of “The Pill,” Time Magazine’s Nancy Gibbs gives a deep look into the scientific and cultural impact of such an influential drug. By weaving together the complex social attitudes of the different decades regarding … Continue reading

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