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The iconic Barbie doll has recently experienced a change in face with hopes of reconstructing the upcoming generation’s minds about body image.

Is Barbie Ruining the Minds of Kids?

Julie Day, Staff Writer May 10, 2016

Mattel, the manufacturer of Barbie, recently began production of Barbie dolls sporting different skin tones, heights, and body shapes. In theory, these dolls should be showcasing body positivity to the...

“I love my short hair. It frames my face better than long hair, and much easier to handle,” freshmen, Tessa Bacon (on the left) stated and Sydney Dean (on the right). “I may not be skinny, but I love my body,” Sydney gushed happily. They stand there hand and hand as a symbol of they are empowered without being the “perfect woman”.

No Need to Hide Behind the Mask

Kayla Salemi , Staff Writer November 4, 2014

As children many young women are told to love their bodies and to embrace their true selves. Yet, nowadays, women as young as two are plastering their youthful faces with layers of foundation. Though I...

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