The Notorious RBG: Honoring Her Life and Legacy

*Written by Aliya Haddon* If you are or know a woman that has played sports, has her own bank account, has gone to a public undergraduate college/university, or aspires to work at a job despite also wanting kids, you have Ruth Bader Ginsberg to thank.  She is a trailblazer. She is an icon. She is a woman of the law. She is revolutionary.  Ruth passed … Continue reading The Notorious RBG: Honoring Her Life and Legacy

Welcome to Friends with Benefits

Hi there and welcome to Friends with BeneFITs… The Fit Magazine’s column on all things sex, love, relationships and more. We want to bring you back to the good old days of reading Seventeen Magazine and immediately skipping to the hookup section to read about how Jane got felt up by Blake in the back of his car after the homecoming dance (gasp!).  We hope … Continue reading Welcome to Friends with Benefits

Fighting for Equality as a Jewish American in 2020

*Written by Cayla Brint* 2020. What a year this has been so far.  Aside from the global pandemic, racial and political tensions are at a significant high.  In my opinion, racism and equality is not a political issue. It is a humanitarian and ethical conversation that many are unwilling or too uncomfortable to engage in.  Domestically, we are becoming more polarized every day. On a … Continue reading Fighting for Equality as a Jewish American in 2020

Letter from the Editors: Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Dear Readers, One month ago we launched The Fit Magazine, and all we can say is “wow.” A concept that began as a quarantine passion project has started to grow before our eyes, and we cannot wait to see what the future holds.  For the six of us, having a goal-oriented mission has helped to add structure, purpose and energy in what was becoming a … Continue reading Letter from the Editors: Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Celebrating Pride Month: How Sharon Getsis Found LGBTQ+ Confidence

*Written by Sharon Getsis* On a regular day, if someone were to ask me how I feel about my sexuality, I would probably go off on an hour-long tangent about how happy and proud I am to be a gay woman in today’s blossoming society. However, when a friend approached me to write this piece, I had to stop myself and ask whether or not … Continue reading Celebrating Pride Month: How Sharon Getsis Found LGBTQ+ Confidence

It’s Not the Number on the Scale: Madison’s True and Relatable Journey Towards Body Positivity and Self-Love

*Written by Madison Ernst* Weight loss is difficult to achieve. There is no perfect way to lose weight because everyone’s body types are different. For my fifteen-year-old self, my world revolved around losing weight. It took me a very long time to develop a healthy relationship with my body. When I was a sophomore in high school, I was overweight. According to my doctor, I … Continue reading It’s Not the Number on the Scale: Madison’s True and Relatable Journey Towards Body Positivity and Self-Love

Resources to Help Demand Justice for George Floyd

His name was George Floyd.  Floyd’s life was brought to an end after an encounter with the Minneapolis Police on May 25. Former officer Derek Chauvin was captured on video, kneeling on Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, with Floyd pleading “I can’t breathe.” The actions of Chauvin, as well as the other officers, ultimately killed Floyd.  We cannot normalize these tragedies. We … Continue reading Resources to Help Demand Justice for George Floyd

Letter from the Editors: Welcome to The Fit

Dear Readers, We are incredibly excited to officially welcome you to The Fit Magazine. The Fit is an online publication founded by Lehigh University women for college students everywhere. It is exciting to see what can happen when six college students come together with a like-minded goal. We all individually dreamed of starting a magazine platform to bring together university-age students to connect, collaborate and … Continue reading Letter from the Editors: Welcome to The Fit