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Here's How Colleges Across the Country Raised Awareness This #NEDAwareness Week!

NEDAwareness Week 2017 had a great turnout! This year, 68 colleges and universities signed on as official partners and many more hosted events and posted to social media. Around the country, students, faculty, and staff shared the online screening tool, organized panel discussions, and provided information and resources to their communities.  

Every Body is a Beach Body: Target Diversifies Its Swim Line

By Katrin Alyss--Great news! Target is stepping up and changing its swim line, carrying suits fit “for every beach body.”

5 Reasons Why Sookie St. James is a Body-Positive Hero

By Emily Pennington--Sookie St. James from Gilmore Girls managed to become the woman whom everyone wants to be friends with. She is fun, entertaining, determined, and supportive. But not only is Sookie an incredible person, she is also a confident, body-positive woman whom young girls everywhere can look up to.

A Guy’s Puberty Angst

By Anthony Saldivar--Growing up, I was always fairly popular. I never had any issues making friends and I did not project a lack of confidence. However, starting around the 10th grade, there was an inner battle that I struggled with on a daily basis—that’s when puberty hit me.

A Love Letter to My Body

By Alexandra Stagliano--I can’t quite remember when I first started thinking about you, body. I mean really thinking about you… poking and prodding and seeing what jiggled or wobbled.

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