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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Students had the chance to write down affirmations, or, if they wanted a more direct approach, smash a scale with a bat. Waivers required.

Body Acceptance Week smashes scales and stigma

October 29, 2023

Members of the Eating Recovery Center, Northwestern’s Health Promotion and Wellness and NU Counseling and Psychological Services greeted students outside the steps of Allison Hall, presenting resources...

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Body Acceptance Week works to inform, provide resources on eating disorders and body image

March 5, 2023

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of eating disorders and body dysmorphia.  Northwestern’s Body Acceptance Week, which ran from Feb. 27 to March 4, offered NU community members a combination...

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Northwestern’s Body Acceptance Week promotes authentic lives over social media

February 24, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of eating disorders. Northwestern’s Body Acceptance Week, organized by Health Promotion and Wellness, offers programming every year during the last week...

Virgie Tovar speaks on a Zoom call

Activist and author Virgie Tovar discusses body positivity, diet culture for Body Acceptance Week

February 26, 2021

Body image activist Virgie Tovar spoke to the importance of an intersectional approach to health and weight discrimination in a guest lecture Thursday. In an event organized by NU College Feminists...

Speak Your Mind: CAPS Body Acceptance Week gives space to discuss eating disorders

Speak Your Mind: CAPS Body Acceptance Week gives space to discuss eating disorders

March 8, 2020

OLIVIA DEMETRIADES: From the Daily Northwestern, I’m Olivia Demetriades. SAMMI BOAS: And I’m Sammi Boas. Welcome to “Speak Your Mind,” a weekly podcast dedicated to discussing mental health...

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