Linked Up: 3.25.12

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What do you make of a mother putting a seven-year-old on a diet, including depriving her of dinner, to prepare for a Vogue photoshoot?  [Yahoo News]. Are moms these days leading their daughters to eating disorders?

Belvedere Vodka is apologizing for making light of sexual assault in one of their recent ads. [Yahoo News]. Do they have your forgiveness?

A male student gets gunned down at Mississippi State University. Here's the latest on the story. [CNN].

The Hunger Games did more than gross over $140 million this past weekend. The blockbuster is now even more famous for it's political debate spark. [Opposing Views].

Gas in the U.S. reaches the $3.93 a gallon mark. [Reuters] Mm hm, what is the world coming to?

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