Events for THIS WEEK

So, first off, *GO VOTE*

please vote. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE. THIS TUESDAY. BMC students who are reigstered to vote using their school address, you are voting at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church (turn left onto Montgomery from Morris Ave and keep walking past Baldwin and Harcum).

our monthly council meeting will be Wednesday (11/5) at 9:30 am in the Health Center Counseling center. we’ll talk about our ideas for the upcoming months and other things. All are invited to come!

Wednesday, 11/5, the Eating Issues and Body Image support group meets at 4pm. Because the heat hasnt bee working in the women’s center, they have decided to move the meetings to the counseling center basemesnt. if you have any questions about this, or any at all about the group, please email Shobhi at

Thursday, 11/6, our fall speaker, Kathleen MacDonald will be here. She’s doing workshops with health and counseling center staff, coaches, and residential life. She will be speaking in an open campus talk at 7:30 in TGH Thursday night. Freshmen, this is a required event if you are in wellness right now.

Friday, 11/7, Body Image Council and Active Minds will co-host coffee hour from 9:30 to 11:00 in Thomas Great Hall. Looking forward to seeing you there.

From the News Desk

Food as A Weapon

An estimated 15 percent of U.S. college students have eating disorders, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So chances are, most of us know someone with an eating disorder.

Jane Fonda to speak on eating disorders in Philly

New Clinic In North Hampton to Treat Eating Disorders

The most lethal of mental illnesses, eating disorders affect about 4 percent of the population, according to Smith. As the disease has been recognized and studied, more programs have become available in recent years. To date, however, services are limited in Western Massachusetts.

“There is a plethora of services in eastern Massachusetts,” Smith said. “Once you go west at all, there are no specialized programs.”


Here’s the latest from the Body Image Council!

The weekly Eating and Body Image Issues support group meeting will be this Wednesday, (10/29) from 4pm to 5:30pm, in the women’s center. If you have any questions, please email or

AlSO this week is the 2nd LOVE YOUR BODY workshop. It is a belly dancing workshop on Wednesday (10/29) starting at 7pm in Erdman living room.

Come learn about the art of Belly Dancing with the Body Image Council and Yalah, the student-run Belly Dancing Troupe.
You’ll learn about the history of belly dancing, the connection and art between your body and movement, and learn some dance moves!
So, take some time out of your night to feel good about yourself and learn how to belly dance!

Space is limited for the workshop, so please RSVP ASAP to or

Finally, the Body Image Council has set up a blog on the new Bryn Mawr Blog set up. Check it out – it’s a great resource!

As always, please send any questions, comments or concerns to about ANY of these events.