Student details her diagnosis of orthorexia, an unofficial eating disorder considered similar to anorexia
Earlier this year, J.K. Stein published her journal entries that follow her five-year experience with sexual assault and a prestigious director.
Art by Peau Porotesano The way female bodies are perceived is completely tainted by the social bias that females must take up less space than males in society, meaning that female bodies are meant to be smaller, physically taking up less space. While males are pressured with hypermasculine ideals of being large, tall and muscular, […]
Art by Peau Porotesano Most know that women worldwide battle eating disorders. Some may know that men can experience eating disorders as well, but since male eating disorders don’t seem as prevalent, the conversation surrounding them isn’t prevalent either. But in contrast to common belief, approximately 10 million men in the U.S. suffer from eating […]
Step UP! Pepperdine held a Convocation regarding how to properly handle a friend with an eating disorder, and provided detailed information regarding the actual eating disorders themselves. The Convocation, which took place on Nov. 10, began with a presentation by Jeff Williams, a counselor at Pepperdine’s Counseling Center. Williams introduced the idea that researchers don’t […]
Photo by Jennifer Harriger Pepperdine University’s peer-led Body Project program recently completed its focus group series on Nov. 10. Due to the overwhelming interest, the program plans to have two extra sessions before the end of the semester on Nov. 16 and Nov. 23. “The goal of the program is to educate females about the […]