Kate Leddy discusses the meaning of activism in terms of her experience with eating disorders and other mental illnesses.
Kate Leddy discusses the stigma and sexism attached to female masturbation, and the importance of teaching young girls to love their bodies.
Op-Ed editor Kate Leddy introduces the special issue on sex.
Columnist Kate Leddy implores individuals to educate themselves on white privilege and the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
Kate Leddy explains a healing method called Emotional Freedom Tapping and how her experience has affected her.
In light of recent news about Zayn Malik leaving the band One Direction, Kate Leddy discusses why it is wrong to make fun of the fans that are feeling devastated by the event.
Kate Leddy details her experience with an eating disorder and discusses why diet culture has ruined intuitive eating for so many.
Kate Leddy talks about cutting class for her mental health and discusses why we should be more accepting of taking a day off every once in a while.
Kate Leddy addresses those who helped her through a struggle with anorexia nervosa and depression through simple acts of kindness.
Columnist Kate Leddy discusses her thoughts on meditation and how she learned to incorporate it in her life.
Kate Leddy discusses the importance of accepting experiences with mental illness instead of trying to hide them.
Kate Leddy discusses why self-shaming and competition is counterproductive in motivating ourselves to be better members of society.
Kate Leddy says that one bad experience with a mental health professional shouldn’t put people off from ever trying it again.
Kate Leddy discusses the difficulties of recovering from an eating disorder at a university known for its promotions of healthy living and fitness.
Kate Leddy addresses the problem with many of the discussions about depression that have followed Robin Williams’ death.
SELF Magazine is coming to UMass campus for a fun-filled day of exercise classes, freebies and treat giveaways.
Runners at the 2013 Boston Marathon recall experiencing a finish that none of them had anticipated, and how they plan to remember and celebrate the strength of all of those who were at the scene.
The history of the 1980s punk band The Ramones was both an exciting and difficult one, according to drummer Marky Ramone, who spoke last night at UMass about his perspective on life in the music industry as well as his struggle with alcohol abuse.
With the temporary closing of Blue Wall and permanent closing of Burgers 101 comes a variety of opinions from students on The Hatch eatery, where many now eat instead.
An all-nighter on campus to fight cancer and honor survivors? Relay For Life is ready for students to participate in a huge fundraising event.