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Shame, stigma, size: Realities of fat sex need to change

Shame, stigma, size: Realities  of fat sex need to change

By Jay Berghuis

February 12, 2018

Fat people have always had and are continuing to have sex, despite a culture that attempts to enforce their invisibility, according to Rebecca Jane Weinstein, author of “Fat Sex: The Naked Truth” and f...

Kelly Shingleton, 29, enjoyed her meal  at the Chicago French Market, 131 N. Clinton St., Feb. 8. The French Market is one of five popular food halls in Chicago.

Chicago has appetite for food halls

February 12, 2018

 People have gathered in markets for a communal experience with food for centuries, and the national trend of food halls is just another step in the evolution.Victor Alvarez, a founding partner of Alvarez...

Kim: We need to keep pushing forward

Kim: We need to keep pushing forward

May 8, 2017

In a final interview of the 2016–2017 academic year, The Chronicle sat down with President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim to reflect on the year’s ups and downs, the college’s continuously falling enrollment and Columbia’s future in a tense state and national political climate. THE CHR...

Mark Wahlberg stars in director Rupert Wyatt’s third feature film, “The Gambler,” which is set to be released Dec. 26 through Paramount Pictures.

Director goes all in with new film ‘The Gambler’

December 8, 2014

Director Rupert Wyatt is still new to the Hollywood landscape. Having only directed three feature films—“The Escapist,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “The Gambler”—he is still le...

Decision fatigue fuels calorie cravings

Decision fatigue fuels calorie cravings

October 27, 2014

Self-control is an important element of dieting, but dietary habits may play a role in self-control.Cravings for high-calorie foods and the strength to resist them has been linked to the part of the brain known...

Last minute heroics help Wildcats draw even with Musketeers

By Nader Ihmoud

August 27, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team opened its season Aug. 25 with a draw against the Xavier University Musketeers on its home turf, Lakeside Field, 2247 N. Campus Drive.All hope seemed lost for the Wildcats until goalkeeper Tyler Miller sailed a ball into Musketeer territory, resulting in a foul and penalty kick for Wildcats midfielder Chris Ritter.“I really didn’t know anything or what would happe...

Obesity: the debate over weight

By Stephanie Saviola

April 4, 2011

Since controversy sparked in the ’90s after skeleton-thin models appeared on runways and in advertising campaigns, there has been a long standing debate on what’s considered too fat or too thin.“Fat stigma spreads around the globe,” was the March 30 headline on a NYTimes.com blog. The writer discusses stereotypes being created for overweight people as a result of increasing obesity rates worldwide.One major question ...

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