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Let’s Talk About Weight

Hillary Smith

April 1, 2014

I'm going to talk about weight again. We have a strange dynamic going on in our society: on the one hand, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than a third of adults in the U.S. are obese. On the other hand, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and...

BodyKind promotes positive body image

BodyKind promotes positive body image

Allison Bolgiano

March 11, 2012

Under the leadership of three female students and a counselor, a recently formed campus group aims to promote positive body-image and self-love through openness, support and education. Sophomores Katie Tertocha and Michaela Lambert, junior Heather Domonoske, and counselor Tracee Anderson formed Body-Kind this semester...

Suggestions for healthy, tasty eating in 2012

Ellie Newell

January 26, 2012

It's January, which means that many of us are making new commitments to our health and culinary palette. Whether you are hoping to eat healthier, or just hoping to shake up the midwinter stir-fry doldrums, I've got a couple tips for you. Most of my food philosophy comes from Michael Pollan, author...

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