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Sophomore Lila Hartle poses before a dance recital in 2021. While Hartle’s eating disorder diagnosis prevented her from dancing, it motivated her to improve. “I wanted to continue dance as a career, and I knew that I had to stay healthy so that I wouldn’t end up hurting myself more,” Hartle said.

Problems, passion, perseverance

Nidhi Pejathaya, staff writer January 11, 2023

Eating disorders are commonly associated with body dysmorphia issues; however, for sophomore Lila Hartle, that was not the case. What started as a small loss of appetite quickly escalated. Her eating disorder...

Lila Hartle

Lila Hartle

Samir Shaik, CJ1 Writer November 25, 2022

“My biggest passion is dance. I enjoy it because it lets me express myself and it has created so many amazing friendships. I've been dancing probably since I was three years old and it's definitely made...

Sophomore Lila Hartle and other Bollywood night participants mirror sophomore Triya Gudipati’s moves during the first dance class. Hartle liked seeing her friend teach a different dance style. “As someone learning [this style] for the first time, [Gudipati] made it easy and friendly to follow along,” Hartle said.

Bollywood boogie

Achyuta Ambal, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

Microphone booming and feet pounding, sophomore Triya Gudipati taught Bollywood hip hop moves to 21 participants. Gudipati held a Bollywood dance event in the North gym. The event was a follow-along...

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