The Shakerite

The Toll of Twitter

Bridget Cook, Spotlight Editor

March 4, 2014

I scrolled through Twitter one early morning before school, taking time to see what I’d missed online while I slept. Like most mornings, several CNN tweets were waiting for me from the early hours in the morning. This was one of ...

On thinspo-themed Tumblr pages and other pro-anorexic websites, images such as this one are frightfully common. Paired with forceful and at times self-depricating quotes, the pictures stress a desperate need to be skinny whatever the consequences.

Promoting A Look of Danger

February 25, 2014

The award-winning Shaker Heights High School student news organization
Sagar Patel