First Person

Sleeping Alone in the Woods While Female

Sleeping Alone in the Woods While Female

Plenty of people are hesitant to camp solo, but for women, many of whom deal with catcalls during mundane morning jogs, it's harder to dismiss imagined sexual predators lurking in the woods. The author explores why she heads out alone anyway.

What We Mean When We Talk About Athletes’ Bodies

What We Mean When We Talk About Athletes’ Bodies

For endurance athletes, unhealthy thoughts about body type are often disguised as the question: “How can I be faster or more powerful?” Nordic skier Hannah Halvorsen wants to address these body image issues in her community.