body image

Issue 16: Darts & Laurels

Each digital release of the Journal will feature weekly darts and laurels, listing what should be celebrated and criticized from the previous week in world news and campus culture.Continue...

Navigating my body image following an abortion

For a while now, I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect pair of white, straight leg jeans.

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How the pandemic is changing my relationship with my body

A lot of things I love have been taken away by the pandemic, but one thing I have gained this past year is a greater appreciation for myself and my body.Continue...

It’s time to talk about male eating disorders

Most can identify disordered eating patterns in women, but we don’t often talk about what those patterns might look like in men. That needs to change.Continue...

The public has no right to discuss Billie Eilish’s body

Earlier this week, Billie Eilish stepped out onto a sidewalk in casual clothes. Wearing a tank top and long shorts, the 18-year-old looked like every other teenager in the world. But unlike every teenager in the world, a paparazzi snapped a photo. In response to the image’s release, Twitter lit up with controversy.Continue...

Transitioning to adulthood in leggings and a hoodie

As a child, I hated shopping for clothes.Continue...

Confronting my relationship with body positivity

When I was in the third grade visiting family in Bangladesh, I wore a lot of short skirts and shorts to keep cool in a tropical climate.Continue...

What fitness has taught me about the human condition

I’ve been overweight for most of my life.Continue...

Aidy Bryant’s 'Shrill' is the self-love narrative viewers need

Hulu’s Shrill has accomplished more productive dialogue about the modern young woman’s experience in its first season than Girls did in its entire series.Continue...

#AerieREAL more than just good marketing

Aerie was the place I bought my first bra, as it was for a lot of my fellow undergarment-wearing ladies. The store was and still is inviting to women of all sizes, especially today with their on-going #AerieREAL campaign.Continue...

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