The Orion

Mixed messages from Meghan Trainor

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Allison Galbreath

May 10, 2015

I love body-positive messages, those messages that promote loving one’s body at any size. But there’s honestly a lack of them. At least, a lack of true “body-positive" messages. Especially in music. What concerns me is that some messages appear to be “body positive” but actually are not a...

Weight stigma favors the curvy

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

Veronica De La Cruz

October 5, 2014

"Wow, you've gotten so skinny, do you even eat?" It's comments like these that make me wonder why bigger girls think it's not offensive to critique others' bodies. Since my first year, I've lost 30 pounds. Don't get me wrong, it's awesome getting compliments about how good I look, but I'll ...

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