Category Archives: Body Essay (2019)

Pretty Sells When Being Athletic Isn’t Enough

By Dale N. As a division one female athlete, I see a lot of things when it comes to body image, expectations, and eating disorders. Athletes at all levels and primarily female athletes are held to a high standard for … Continue reading

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A False Appearance of Equity in Organ Transplantation

By Carter O. Due to the lack of organs available for transplant, about 20 people die every day. Almost 114,000 people in the US are on the transplant list, and every ten minutes, another name is added. In happier news, … Continue reading

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“Health” Can Hurt: The Issues with the Fast Food Ban in a Resort Town

By Logan M. At 8,750 ft, with one of the largest ski areas in Colorado, the small town of Telluride Colorado is teeming with young adventure seekers, ski bums, and hippies, but one thing that you won’t find are fast … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Pea(nis)

By Rio F. It astonishes me what a vivid imagination and ability to fully transform into a pretend world my little sister has at only three years old. She can be Princess Belle one minute and Ariel the next. She … Continue reading

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Little League Elitism

By Emery O. Many Americans seem to have memories of playing sports as kids.  But according to one recent study, the number of 6 to 12-year-olds taking part in organized team sports dropped from 41.5 percent in 2011 to 37 … Continue reading

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A Firing Pin for Military Culture

by Denver A. For some, a salute doesn’t mean much. It’s a hand which comes up to your brow and down again. It is a caricature used to mock military members in modern times, but few understand it as a … Continue reading

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Gender Dysphoria? The Role of “Passing” in Society

by Armani G. To the vast majority of the population, gender is not an omnipresent concern. The same cannot be said for the transgender individuals of modern society, for whom every detail of gender is pored over and analyzed. This … Continue reading

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