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Chico State club sheds light on weight discrimination

Amanda Rhine

September 29, 2014


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Embodied: Living the Health at Every Size Way, a campus organization, kicked off Weight Stigma Awareness Week with a clear and powerful message – weight-based prejudice needs to stop.Weight stigma is what a person experiences when they receive negative judgment based on weight, shape or size.This ...

Club Spotlight: Embodied: Living the Health At Every Size Way

Club Spotlight: Embodied: Living the Health At Every Size Way

Dominique Diaz

March 31, 2014


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A speaker stands in front of a handful of students in the room, their attention drawn to her compassionate and easygoing persona. "I’m like a joy whore," said Debbie Devine, a local marriage and family therapist. "I really want to enjoy life, and I want the people around me to.” Devine introduced a box that held extrinsic and intrinsic meaning....

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