Communication Studies student lands Georgia Straight op-ed

August 7, 2015

 Communication Studies student lands Georgia Straight op-ed

Earlier this year, Kelly Clarkson made a comeback. She produced a powerful album with enough motivational mantras to fill stadiums around the world.

Yet, the media's main focus was on her weight gain after giving birth.

Heather Hildebrandt, a second-year Communication Studies student at Capilano University, knew that she had to respond.

"It's so odd that we put each other down for procreating and doing something that's natural," she says with a laugh. "You have to gain weight to have a baby."

Heather had an ideal avenue to voice her thoughts: a hands-on assignment for the Psychology of Women and Gender course, taught by Women's and Gender Studies instructor Surita Jhangiani.

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