Tag: eating disorders

Unrealistic beauty standards plague social media

Kira, a junior kinesiology major at the University of La Verne, was 16 when she developed an eating disorder. When she first joined Instagram, she would see photos of girls that she didn’t know appear on her feed.

Students de-stress ahead of finals

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Residential Life held a Mental Health Awareness Day so students could unwind and relax as finals approach.

Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues: Act seeks awareness for eating disorders

The Anna Westin Prevention, Training and Education Act is to be introduced to Congress May 13.

Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues: Her Story: Hall survives anorexia

Five years ago, Corenne Hall sat during her lunch break as a freshman at Charter Oak High School in Covina. As the students at surrounding tables ate their lunch, Hall’s friends were trying to shove a carrot down her throat.

Tailoring to skinny kids isn’t cool

Abercrombie and Fitch's CEO, Mike Jeffries' opinions about heavier women and his "exclusive" brand have come back to haunt him in the book "The New Rules of Retail," by Robin Lewis.

Beautiful comes in all shapes

At New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, new trends were not the only debut, as Pepsi launched its new “skinny can” campaign. The tall, slim can will hold the company’s diet product.

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