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Body image: Big is still not beautiful

Body image: Big is still not beautiful

Julianna Eveland

October 6, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

  There is a ton of weight put on the subject of having the right body type. And by weight, I mean literal weight. Chubby, fat, heavy, obese – whatever you want to call it – being overweight has become increasingly stigmatized. At least that is how I felt when I had a bit of weigh...

Weight stigma favors the curvy

Weight stigma favors the curvy

Veronica De La Cruz

October 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

"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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