A New Wave of Sexual Education Reply

By Hannah Smith1851 Staff

Student intern for Lasell’s Peer Health Educators, Corey Zemke, discusses her mission of promoting sexual education on campus this semester.

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Hannah Smith: Where does your passion for sexual education come from?

Corey Zemke: I knew that the Peer Health Educators did things revolving around sexual education, but they’ve never done much and the students have been requesting more. Allison Weinberg [Witcomb], my advisor (and the peer health professional staff leader), let me have full reins and I’m running with it.

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Presenting: the Vagina Monologues Reply

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Peer health education through the eyes of Peer Health Educators Reply

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Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Kayli Hertel walked into her first meeting of the Peer Health Educators and was pleased to find the atmosphere relaxed, accommodating, and friendly. Hertel, a sophomore history major, decided to join the group this semester to become more educated and to educate others. Hertel is one of 10 current Peer Health Educators, according to advisor Kate McCarthy, who work to raise awareness at Lasell on themes such as alcohol and drug awareness, healthy relationships, sexual health, mental health, and sexual and domestic assault awareness.

“What Peer Health is really all about is talking about the hard stuff and that is important for everyone to be exposed to,” said Hertel. More…