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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Warning signs

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Warning signs

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

March 1, 2018

Filed under News-Features

For most people, class parties, birthday parties and meals out with family come with happy and comforting connotations. For others like Taiye Joseph, junior, these events bring fear. “My intentions [before entering high school] weren’t to have an eating disorder,” Joseph said. “It started out because...

Struggle on the scale

Struggle on the scale

Tara Hawkins, print editor

February 23, 2015

Filed under Features

Typically, a healthy diet and regular exercise are all it takes to lose weight you want. But for Sydney*, that was not the case. Growing up, she had always been one of the “bigger girls.” She felt like she was always living in comparison to the thinner, more fit girls especially her freshman and...

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