The Kirkwood Call

Spring breakdown

Spring breakdown

Katie Judd, copy editor

March 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Waking up, the first thing Sarah* does is grab her phone from her bedside table, open Instagram and scroll through her feed filled with pictures of models. Her eyes study their stomachs, thighs and arms. To her, this is beauty at its peak; this is what she perceives as the ideal person. Standing at 5’5”...

Eating disorders

Eating disorders

Cece Hensley and Lindsay Huck

February 20, 2015

Filed under Features

While he was a freshman in high school, Simao Drew’s perception of himself drastically changed when a boy in his class made a comment about his weight. Although Drew was never severely overweight, he began dieting, running and experimenting with alternative ways to get thinner. “Over the next...

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