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Letter to the Editor: I Experienced Sorority Recruitment and Rejection as a Trans Woman of Color

Letter to the Editor: I Experienced Sorority Recruitment and Rejection as a Trans Woman of Color

By Guest Opinion

October 1, 2019

I'm Ermiya Fanaeian, a University of Utah student. Like many people in marginalized communities, I didn’t have the best notions of sorority life when I started my college journey. I believed Greek Row was excluding those in marginalized communities — a mindset that was established not just from media repr...

Letter to the Editor: President Trump’s Campus Free Speech Executive Order is Needed

Letter to the Editor: President Trump’s Campus Free Speech Executive Order is Needed

By Guest Opinion

August 26, 2019

Earlier this year, President Trump signed a free speech executive order calling colleges and universities to improve free speech on college campuses or risk losing federal funding. I am usually against executive orders — no matter who is the president — but I believe this one is needed. Unive...

Letter: This is Not the First Time a Female Student Leader Has Been Called a B – – – – , and It Will Not Be the Last

Letter: This is Not the First Time a Female Student Leader Has Been Called a B – – – – , and It Will Not Be the Last

By Guest Opinion

April 18, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] Student engagement is a wonderful opportunity for leaders across academic disciplines to unite in the collective advancement of the University...

Letter: The State of Student Government at the U

Letter: The State of Student Government at the U

By Guest Opinion

April 16, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] The Associated Students at the University of Utah are one of the lesser-known student organizations here on campus, which I do find odd, with i...

Letter: Please, Stop Talking About the Size of my Body

Letter: Please, Stop Talking About the Size of my Body

By Guest Opinion

April 12, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] Health takes many forms and cannot be predicted by body size. On April 4, the University of Utah hosted the "Body of Evidence" workshop creat...

Letter to the Editor: Utah Reps Should Support Citizens with Disabilities, Not Restrict Women

Letter to the Editor: Utah Reps Should Support Citizens with Disabilities, Not Restrict Women

By The Daily

February 24, 2018

Representative Lisonbee, R-Clearfield, has proposed a bill representing legislation at its worst. HB 205, “The Down Syndrome Nondiscrimination Abortion Act” is a proposed ban on abortion for women seeking to terminate a pregnancy affected by Down Syndrome. This asserts an astonishing level of int...

Letter to the Editor: Best Way to Protest Shapiro is to Ignore Him

Letter to the Editor: Best Way to Protest Shapiro is to Ignore Him

By The Daily

September 27, 2017

Ben Shapiro’s planned appearance sponsored by the Young Americans for Freedom Chapter has been the worthy subject of ire.  He regularly uses his pulpit to marginalize LGBTQ+ and racial minorities and is clearly deserving of the scorn he receives.  His appearance begs the question: How do we shut hi...

Letter to the Editor: U Deserve a Better Welcome

By The Daily

August 23, 2017

To the Editor, As I cycled through campus Tuesday morning on my way to my first classes of the semester, I was surprised to be met outside the bookstore by a large Victoria’s Secret “Pink” bus. I have since learned that its presence on campus is supported by the Campus Store. I...

Letter to the Editor: Response from The Hershey Company

Letter to the Editor: Response from The Hershey Company

By The Daily

March 24, 2017

I saw Alisa Patience's recent letter titled, "Boycott Hershey's and Child Slavery."  I wanted to share a broader perspective about the issue and what we at Hershey are doing about it. First, Alisa's statement that "Hershey's has children as young as five working for them" is simply not true.  We do...

Letter to the Editor: People Deserve Equal Treatment, Not Ideas

February 17, 2017

President Donald Trump’s attempted immigration ban targeting Muslims has rightly evoked widespread counter-responses. Add to this outcry the voices of many students, faculty and administrators at Utah’s institutions of higher learning http://bit.ly/2kDCOtV. Religious and ethnic discrimination deserve no place on campus, and undermine the educational and research missions of Utah’s universities and colleges. The University of Utah’s strong and appropriate...

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