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Tiktok needs to stop romanticizing eating disorders

Tiktok needs to stop romanticizing eating disorders
Emily Johnston, Assisstant Opinion Editor October 16, 2020

Picture Cassie Ainsworth, the character from “Skins,” not eating for 3 days for an arbitrary reason and teaching her classmates how not to eat.  She was the quintessential thinspo, or thinspiration,...

Program to pioneer body talks

Program to pioneer body talks
Kate Vesely October 26, 2016

Being a college student means tackling a multitude of stressors, from assignments and extra curriculars, to social commitments and employment. But for many, body image and weight gain are being added...

Finding beauty in your rolls and curves

October 5, 2016

I am fat. Now before you go and counter my statement with, “You are curvy” or, my personal favorite, “You are not fat, you are beautiful,” as if being fat is synonymous with ugly. The truth...

New ‘disorder’ is eating away at students

Camilla Broccolo February 4, 2016

It’s Friday night at the dining hall; there’s a line at the pasta station where students are filling up for a long night. It’s no myth that eating a well-balanced meal before drinking can be a big...

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