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Food Consumes Us

Food Consumes Us

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

It’s a food lover’s dream to write about food and read about it as often as I do. Reading about ungodly cheese creations and finding what restaurant I should surrender all my money to next feels like a passion project rather than a job at times. Those who know me have, often unfortunately, experience...

The Unhealthy Relationship You Aren’t Warned Enough About

The Unhealthy Relationship You Aren’t Warned Enough About

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Our complicated relationship with food is an intricate one that needs some serious unearthing.

Social Media: The Enemy of Body Positivity

Social Media: The Enemy of Body Positivity

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Eating disorders are on the rise and social media may be to blame.

Government Fashion Policing Targets the Wrong Issues

Government Fashion Policing Targets the Wrong Issues

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Government intervention seeks to protect vulnerable young women from physical and mental health disorders and to promote the celebration of all body types.

French law must attack root of problem

French law must attack root of problem

By Annie Cohen, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

France's new law on mandatory minimum BMIs for models partially combats the problem of eating disorders among young people, but more must be done to attack to the root cause of the problem.

Awareness Week events bring light to serious issues

Awareness Week events bring light to serious issues

By WSN Editorial Board

February 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU's active approach to the National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is a welcome first step toward university wide improvements to eating disorder prevention.

Guide to common mental health conditions

By Emily Bell and Hannah Treasure

September 25, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Eating Disorders What are some identifying signs? Anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders vary in symptoms — restrictive eating; binge eating; self-induced vomiting; abuse of laxatives; weight loss or weight gain; excessive exercise; spending most of the day thinking about food, weight and s...