At Risk

At Risk

 A junior at a Los Angeles area high school, Zaria* remembers how her mother used to measure her waist and compare it to her own. “If we were close, she would be really excited,” Zaria said. “I thought it was like a competition.” For Zaria, dieting and body consciousness are very familiar concepts. “My family […]

It's not easy eating greens

When Brooke Bagnall ’14 walks into the school cafeteria around midday to buy her lunch, more than a quarter of the options available to other students are off limits for her. Bagnall is one of a sizable group of vegetarian students who abstain from eating meat, while trying to consume their necessary nutrients from the […]