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Lezaic: Rid the Body Positivity Movement of Ableism

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer September 28, 2022

  We live in a world that forces value on our bodies based on who we are and what we can give. And because our current reality is built on systems of oppression, such as anti-Blackness, anti-fatness...

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Lezaic: Mental Illness is a Symptom of Systemic Oppression

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer September 27, 2022

  It’s difficult to believe we have made it through almost three years of the pandemic. We’ve undergone countless trials and tribulations, and each day, it feels like another one gets added...

The courtyard on the north side of the Art building is frequented by art classes as a place to work on assignments. Courses such as studio photography use the are to learn about using natural light and strobes. The image was taken on July, 9, 2022. (Photo by Kevin Cody| The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Make Outdoor Classrooms a Priority

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer August 30, 2022

  My high school had an outdoor classroom where teachers could take students outside to learn. It allowed us to exchange smartboards and lectures for vitamin D and fresh air, creating an important...

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Cowley: Stop Monkeypox Stigma in its Tracks

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer August 19, 2022

  On July 23 2022, the World Health Organization declared the monkeypox virus an “international concern.” Only 12 days later, the Biden administration declared a public health emergency when...

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Mendenhall: It’s About Time for the 988 Hotline

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer August 9, 2022

  As of July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached by dialing 988, routing callers to trained counselors and mental health specialists. Individuals can also text and access...

Rape Recovery Center call to action flyer at the Rape Recovery Center, Salt Lake City, Utah on July 21, 2022. (Photo by Amen Koutowobe | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Utah’s Abortion Trigger Law Harms SA Survivors

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer July 28, 2022

  The overturning of Roe v. Wade has deeply affected all people who can carry children. Among the most impacted, however, are rape survivors. In some states, they now face harsher abortion laws...

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Mendenhall: Support Students Experiencing Burnout

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer July 19, 2022

  College students are prone to burnout, excessive stress and lack of motivation. As a result, students are tired and drained, which leads to not prioritizing schoolwork or academics. It becomes...

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Mendenhall: Make Men’s Birth Control More Accessible

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer July 6, 2022

  Birth control has been a sensitive subject in the media over the last several months. Given the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade, it’s more important than ever to educate ourselves about...

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Cushman: Acknowledging Mental Health Imposter Syndrome

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer June 29, 2022

  Before the start of the pandemic, nearly 20% of adults had a mental illness. As the pandemic raged on, mental health issues rose, including a 25% increase in depression and anxiety. Despite...

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Hibben: The Sketchy World of Supplements

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer May 22, 2022

  We all want to be our happiest and healthiest selves. For those of us who don’t always eat the way we should, supplements and vitamins seem like a quick, easy fix for a lack of vegetables or...