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RISE Chat panelists talk body shaming, positivity

Carole Collins Ayanlaja (left), an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, comforts Mindy Houser (right), a Mattoon resident and business owner of Sharp Iron Athletics, as they discussed their experiences with sexual assault and the impacts it had on their body images. Houser said how her body looked and what she wore began to enter the dialogue for her and impacted decisions she made later.

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Making Excellence Inclusive hosted the third RISE Chat of the academic year Monday, this time to discuss how body discrimination has affected the workplace and society. The event featured short videos touching on body shaming and body positivity, followed by a discussion led by Eastern faculty and com...

Student tells of ‘body shaming’ experience at Health and Counseling Services

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2018

One student, unhappy with the response she got after reporting what she says is a 'body-shaming' incident at Health and Counseling Services, has taken her concerns to the State Medical Licensing Board. Susannah Sinard, a senior marketing major, always had positive experiences going to Health and Counseling...

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