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Barbie is no longer one-size-fits-all

Barbie is no longer one-size-fits-all

Camilla Broccolo

February 19, 2016

After almost 60 years, Barbie is receiving a makeover. New dolls are being manufactured to look more like “real people.” Women and girls of the past six generations have grown up either playing with or at least knowing about Barbie. Barbie first made her debut in 1959 at the American Toy Fa...

Tackling body image

December 9, 2014

Body dysmorphic disorder, also called body dysmorphia or dysmorphic syndrome, is a mental disorder characterized by a fixation with a defect in a person’s physical appearance, according to Psychology Today.“These small insecurities just take over their lives,” sophomore Julia Boettger said.Thes...

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