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Kent Wired

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Diminishing the appearance ideal: The Peer Body Project

Lexi Marco November 4, 2018

Kent State is taking new measures to help women on-campus with body image insecurities. The Peer Body Project is a four week body image research program focused on body acceptance in young women. The project,...

Leslie Goldman, a women’s health writer and body image expert, speaks to a crowd in the KIVA on Monday, February 22, 2016. Goldman came to Kent State with help from Kent State’s Body Acceptance Movement for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Leslie Goldman talks body image: ‘You have nothing to live up to but yourself’

Gabrielle Gentile February 23, 2016

Leslie Goldman, a women’s health writer and body image expert, flew in from Chicago Monday night to help Kent State's Body Acceptance Movement kick off National Eating Disorder Awareness (BAM NEDA) week.Students...

Carley Hull is a senior magazine journalism major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at chull9@kent.edu.

Opinion: Dolls are not the problem

Carley Hull November 24, 2014

After more than 50 years on the market, the Barbie doll is getting a new competitor with a fresh look she has never achieved. In March, Nickolay Lamm, a graphic designer out of Pittsburgh, launched a...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: Victoria’s dirty laundry

Katie Smith November 13, 2014

Growing up as a female nowadays isn’t easy. We have people in magazines, and on social and mainstream media telling us what we should look like and how we should act. We face constant pressure everyday...

Joyce Ng is senior English major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. She can be reached at jng2@kent.edu.

Opinion: Rethinking our standards of beauty

Joyce Ng January 13, 2014

While spending some time with family friends this winter break, their thirteen and fifteen-year-old teenage daughters bombarded me with music videos from “Frozen.” “Anna is so cute,” they both...

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