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In American society, thin can equal beauty. In no other demographic is the pressure to be skinny felt more than in women in their late teens and early 20s. University of Kentucky students will lead a workshop for fellow students to discuss how they are more than just a number on a scale or a pretty face.

The Body Project workshop will be from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 in room 209 of UK’s Funkhouser Building on campus.

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Food insecurity affects 17 percent of Kentuckians. The University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Campus Compact will host The Kentucky Hunger Dialogue to raise awareness about this issue and to develop action plans for a healthier Kentucky.

The dialogue will be Nov. 12 at UK and will provide college students, anti-hunger advocates, community leaders and food justice advocates the opportunity to share ideas and create a vision to improve food security throughout the state.

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