The Channels

Manufacturing women’s perceptions of body image


February 23, 2015

No thigh-gap? No problem. I can remember being an 11-year-old girl and believing wholeheartedly that I needed to be on a diet, though I barely weighed about 75 pounds. It’s no secret that we live in a beauty and body image...

To be or not to be straight, that is the question

Hannah Smith, Associate Editor

October 11, 2013

Coming out as gay was hard to do, but coming out as straight was even harder. After growing up lesbian, it took me until I was nearly 19 years old to realize that I was straight. I had just broken up with my long-term girlf...

I tend to stare at attractive people, so what?

Illustration by Amanda Moran

Caitlin Kelley, Arts Editor

March 14, 2012

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