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Eating disorders in college are on the rise

Eating disorders in college are on the rise

Lorinda Sasan

October 24, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

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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