The Orion

Opinion Conversationals: Eating Disorders

Gage Northcutt

February 19, 2019

The Orion opinion writer, Gage Northcutt, discusses his history with and feelings about eating disorders.   Gage Northcutt can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter @GageNorthcutt

Eating disorders in college are on the rise

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Lorinda Sasan

October 24, 2016

The years spent in college are pivotal for the future. Eating disorders plague many college-aged men and women. The university should provide more support for these individuals. Currently, the student services center offers group therapy for those struggling with sleep or eating disturbances, as we...

“Thigh gap” presents dangerous standard

Veronica De La Cruz

May 10, 2014

As a young woman who loves spending countless hours on sites like Pinterest and Tumblr, I couldn't help but be bothered by the "thinspiration" community. Thinspiration includes hundreds of pictures of girls who have a desire to have a thigh gap or to just be thin/fit. Before learning about this obsessio...

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