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  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 7:00 PM
    Thick to thin to thick: Why and how do body ideals evolve over time?
    Moderator: Biljana Barichello
    From the curvy pinup girls of the 1950s, to the dangerously thin models of the 1990s, to the bodacious celebrities of today—body ideals change virtually every decade. What factors contribute to these changes and who sets these trends? How do these ideals affect our self-image and self-worth?

  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 7:00 PM
    Do consumers have a moral obligation to know where their products come from?
    Moderator: Andy Hira
    How often do you think about the conditions under which the products or services you buy are made? If we as consumers know that there is a good chance the products we buy are made under unsafe conditions what can, and should, we do about this?

  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 7:00 PM
    What purpose does marriage serve today?
    Moderator: Biljana Barichello
    Marriage has been a crucial tradition for political, religious, economic and social reasons for many centuries. Today, many people choose to get married as an expression of love. Has marriage become a measure of love, or are we blindly following an outdated tradition? How does society view adults who are married versus those who are not?