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

<i>Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues</i>: Act seeks awareness for eating disorders
Anna Westin Prevention, Training and Education Act to be introduced to Congress May 13 Kellie Galentine Online Editor Anna Westin was 20 years old when the relapse of her anorexia nervosa began. She arrived home to Chaska, Minnesota, between her sophomore and junior years at the University of Oregon in 1999 and became much sicker than she was when her struggle began at age 16. “She fit the profile... 

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

<i>Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues</i>:Her Story: Hall survives anorexia
Corenne Hall’s anorexia nervosa dominated her life between ages 13 and 16. As a dancer, Hall had a constant drive for thinness. She now focuses on fitness and keeps her body healthy through exercise and proper nutrition habits. / photo by Celine Dehban Kellie Galentine Online Editor Five years ago, Corenne Hall sat during her lunch break as a freshman at Charter Oak High School in Covina. As the... 

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. In it Lewis brings back to light a 2006 interview in which Jeffries is quoted saying, “That’s why we hire good-looking people in our stores. Because good-looking people attract... 

Beautiful comes in all shapes

Beautiful comes in all shapes
Editorial Cartoon by Anthony Juarez 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. This also comes a week before National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, a disease that affects millions of men and women. According to their press release, Pepsi said, “Our... 
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