TABLE OF CONTENTS
March 12, 2014
The Statement magazine examies the stigma behind disordered eating.
(c) The Michigan Daily
Magazine Editor: Carlina Duan
Why are some students brave enough to get up on stage and discuss their struggles on eating with an audience of strangers, but aren’t comfortable enough to tell their friends and seek out treatment?
Photo by ruby wallau
In a society that demands things at ever-greater speed, a theoretical discipline such as psychoanalysis, which asks of its patients to engage with their self histories of trauma and loss for an extended period, may be unsettling when first encountered.
Photo by Teresa Mathew
Slam poetry is a synthesis of those two mediums of art done poorly. It isn’t literature, and it really isn’t theatre.
Illustration by megan mulholland
The writer’s Notebook:
by Max Radwin, Deputy Magazine Editor
Is it a fun read? Definitely. But I want something more out of the books I crack open and, more generally, from the art I choose to intake.
That application is the sole defining factor: What is a writer? It’s simple. A writer is someone who writes.
by Amrutha sivakumar, Deputy Magazine Editor
By the transitive property, I can walk into a party or a club and feel an immediate connection to the stranger next to me if we can both recognize the song being played.
Everything that the University does can be expected to be a carefully calculated endeavor, and the process of convincing donors to invest their resources in the University may just be plain science.
Weight transformed into a number that I couldn’t stop thinking about.
Courtesy of Ruby Wallau
Of course we endured endless jeers of “Freeeeeeeshmaaaaaaan” from congested porches.
It was the kind of morning I would have missed 99 times out of 100, but the fact that I should have missed it, but didn’t, is what makes it so miraculous.
“Have you ever seen a grown man twerk for a dollar?”
Mustache Girl,Nick cawed, his voice like a vegetable peeler, cutting me into sharp curls of shame.
On the Blogs
I think students use clothing more than they imagine as a tool to express who they are and what they stand for — even seniors who say they barely make it out of bed each morning in time for class.
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TMD’s weekly survival guide.
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For this week’s Thought Bubble, the Statement magazine spoke with LSA freshman Megan Skrzypek.