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Crumbling under weight

Crumbling under weight

Vivian Chiang

March 8, 2018

’ve concluded that my body enjoys playing tricks on me, convincing me it’s deteriorating. Logically, I understand it’s my mind that enjoys making me feel unworthy, not my body. My poor body simply responds to my mind. My body is solely an exterior, quite literally a cover t...

Weight through the ages: how people of different ages feel about weight

Weight through the ages: how people of different ages feel about weight

Zara Iqbal

March 7, 2018

SAAHIL SUKHIJA, 10 Ten-year-old Saahil Sukhija spends most of his time playing basketball, watching Youtube videos and solving math problems — a student at Stevens Creek Elementary, weight doesn’t matter much to him. Sukhija doesn’t think elementary school students have weight standards, because h...