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Dear AJ: How can I love myself and my body?

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Alejandro Lopez

March 6, 2019

Hello loyal and fellow readers. I hope you are preparing for your week long vacation (Spring Break) or if you work, it’ll just be a normal week, sorry! With Spring Break comes: intoxicated college and sometimes high school students, partying on the beach (weather permitting) and plenty of people showing...

Body positivity

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Kimiya Factory

April 10, 2018

Suns out, buns out; literally. Along with the semester’s final responsibilities comes the mood to soak up some sun. And along with that comes the incentive to bite into a cucumber and live a “healthy” lifestyle to reach “beauty.” You know, flat stomachs, flawless skin and whatever else the main...

Profile: Chelsea Taylor

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Frankie Leal

March 30, 2018

Former UTSA track star Chelsea Taylor is constantly serving the female community around her in any way she can. Whether it’s coaching pageants or publicly speaking on the importance of body positivity, Taylor hopes to be a guiding light to young girls who may be living in a world of darkness. Despite...

Body shaming is out! Body positivity is in!

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Raquel Simon Calderon

September 7, 2016

Body shaming on social media is a nasty current and ongoing topic. Lucky for us, we caught a nice and refreshing break with a new body-positivity movement that is taking things under the sea. In 2013 people were so obsessed with thigh gaps that someone created a whole Twitter page dedicated to...