Our society likes to preach about being accepting, helping others out when they need it and not being judgmental just because someone is a little bit different from you.
We will write long posts on Facebook about how it is wrong to put someone down because of their race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or the way they look.
Your recent commentary, “PASSHE Chancellor says everything on the table for state system to survive” rightly addressed the serious nature of the challenges facing the 14 universities within Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education — challenges that universities across the nation are confronting.
“Do not date that guy you will meet this day.” “Don’t buy that dress.” “Study harder.” These are just a few responses I received when I asked 30 random people what advice would they give themselves if they could go back in time.
“If I knew relationships weren’t supposed to be this way I would have gotten out sooner and saved myself a lot of heartache,” the woman said.
After gathering my responses on campus, I decided to broaden my horizons.
Eating disorders have become a huge problem in our society today. According to anad.org, The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, more than one half of teenage girls and about one third of teenage males practice unhealthy behaviors to lose weight.