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Greek life educates campus on sexual assault with It's On Us

“What the It’s On Us campaign is encouraging is that sexual violence is everyone’s issue,” said  Shelley Gist Kennedy, the program coordinator for the Carolina Women's Center. “There is no one who gets to opt out because it affects each of us and each of us have a role to play. You each have a role to play in preventing violence. You each have the potential to serve as an ally, as an active bystander, as a supporter to survivors.”

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'Perfectionist ideal' for UNC students could create disordered eating

It’s a Sunday night in mid-January.  The first and second floors of the Student Recreation Center are packed with weightlifters, runners and Zumba dancers. There are lines of students waiting to step onto the treadmills to fulfill their New Year resolutions of losing 10 pounds and getting their spring break bodies. But within this group of students satisfying their desire to be healthier hides the need to fit the “perfect Carolina student ideal” — for some, a detrimental gateway to disordered eating and to others in recovery from eating disorders, a trigger.

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