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Senior Natalie Tribiano discusses her hardships with eating disorders and says that little  comments about eating habits can leave marks on people’s physical and mental health.

Commentary: Small remarks impact eating disorders

By Natalie Tribiano April 11, 2023
What turns into one skipped meal here and there, leads to a couple of skipped meals a few times a week.
Senior Abhinav Kumar brings attention to the change in body image standards that took place during the pandemic. He addresses the misconstrued connotation of certain body types.

Body image standards have shifted

By Abhinav Kumar October 28, 2021
Body image itself has such a social stigma in today's world that it can impact what kind of person you are perceived to be.

Let’s Redefine How We Teach Young Girls Body Acceptance and Confidence: A Response to Discovery Girls Magazine

By Christina Tudor May 10, 2016
Christina responds to an article in Discovery Girls Magazine called "Which Swimsuit Best Suits You" that promotes negative body image and beauty standards for young girls.
Digging Deeper: IC Beyond Body promotes body positivity

Digging Deeper: IC Beyond Body promotes body positivity

By Kathleen McAleese, Staff Writer March 30, 2016
IC Beyond Body, a student-run campaign, focuses on promoting body positivity by emphasizing internal characteristics.

Some Thoughts on 2015, Ready for 2016

By Christina Tudor January 2, 2016

I started this blog on the very first day of 2015—and 2015 has been quite a year. In a semi-cliché way, it has been my best year so far—not because it was perfect or because all the things I planned...

Relationships & Self-Esteem

By Christina Tudor September 29, 2015

I think the theme of this week is going to be healthy relationships. Consider this post to be part II of my last one, which can be found here. In my last post, I mentioned that I used to help facilitate...

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

By Christina Tudor February 25, 2015

*Trigger Warning-This post discusses Eating Disorders and mental health. This week all across college campuses, social media pages and other places, people are spreading information on Eating Disorders,...

Before and After Photoshop

Working That Photoshop

By Angel L. Zayas January 29, 2015
Upon scrolling through my Twitter feed this morning, as I do every day, probably seven or eight times a day, I noticed that Justin Bieber was being talked about a lot. Typically, if I see something about the Biebs, I will keep scrolling, because he probably did something downright obnoxious again. (Yes, I’m talking about peeing in mop buckets and egging people’s houses.) However, today, for some wild reason, I decided to make an exception.

Media exposes body image issue

By Ramya Vijayagopal November 13, 2013

Body image is a messy problem. Misconceptions about issues that surround body image lead to intolerance of certain people and acceptance of others. Mainstream culture isn’t making this any easier. Lululemon...

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