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Swanson: People Of The World Unite In Solidarity For The Struggle

Swanson: People Of The World Unite In Solidarity For The Struggle

By Gavin Swanson

November 7, 2019

For the last seven months, the protestors of Hong Kong have been fighting one of the most powerful governments in the world. It has been going on for so long that it has changed from a backlash against an extradition bill and developed into a fight for democracy itself. The protestors of Hong Kong have...

Crofts: The Diversity Lie

Crofts: The Diversity Lie

By Porter Crofts

November 4, 2019

On college campuses across America, including the University of Utah, the insistence on, demand for and enforcement of diversity has gone too far. Like most people, I am a supporter of diversity, but there is an unaddressed problem where people have started giving different treatment in the name of diversity...

Chavez: ‘Joker’ Hits a Nerve But Never Goes Deeper

Chavez: ‘Joker’ Hits a Nerve But Never Goes Deeper

By Paij Chavez

November 1, 2019

Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers and plot details about "Joker" (2019).  Whether you are a fan of comic books and superhero movies or couldn't care less, it has been nearly impossible to avoid hearing about the new "Joker" movie. This controversial film has certainly challenged audience...

Christopherson: Where Were the Bi Flags at Campus Pride Week?

Christopherson: Where Were the Bi Flags at Campus Pride Week?

By Nain Christopherson

October 30, 2019

Update: A Pride Week Committee member reached out to our staff to let us know there was a bi flag on the walkway during Campus Pride Week. We've left this article as is since the arguments still stand, but we acknowledge there was no real error on the committee's part and thank them for their attention to ...

Daley: The LDS Church Should Be Careful Not to Abuse the Important Power it Holds in Utah

Daley: The LDS Church Should Be Careful Not to Abuse the Important Power it Holds in Utah

By Nathan Dalley

October 24, 2019

As a person who has lived in the state of Utah while being a part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a non-member, I have had personal experience with the flaws within the separation of church and state. Utah has a large ​religious majority​ and it is only fair that those views...

Christopherson: The Invisible Power Dynamics of Pedicures

Christopherson: The Invisible Power Dynamics of Pedicures

By Nain Christopherson

October 24, 2019

I have probably had six or seven pedicures in my entire life. In high school, I would occasionally go for a mani-pedi before a few of the yearly dances. Over the summer, my roommate and I splurged on a trip to the salon on a whim. They’ve always been a rare treat for me, which might be why I love them...

Chavez: Women in Utah Deserve Better

Chavez: Women in Utah Deserve Better

By Paij Chavez

October 22, 2019

Sometimes it is difficult to believe whether protecting women is really a high priority in Utah. October has been designated #SafeU Month by University of Utah President Ruth Watkins. The first week began with a “general focus on resources, support, tools, training and other safety information,...

Chavez: Attacking Warren’s Pregnancy Story Ignores the Pregnancy Discrimination Many People Still Face

Chavez: Attacking Warren’s Pregnancy Story Ignores the Pregnancy Discrimination Many People Still Face

By Paij Chavez

October 21, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren continues to rise steadily in many polls for the 2020 Democratic nomination. But even as her campaign soars, Warren continues to face heightened, and often sexist, criticism from media outlets. This can most recently be seen by the immense scrutiny that Warren’s personal story a...

Reese: Solving Gay Loneliness by Finding Community

Reese: Solving Gay Loneliness by Finding Community

By Isaac Reese

October 20, 2019

Much of this article is based around Michael Hobbes’s article “The Epidemic of Gay Loneliness,” and I believe it is important to disclose that Michael Hobbes and myself are both speaking from the perspective of gay, white, cisgender men who come from supportive homes. Our experiences of growing...

Scott: Closing the Distance Between a Real and Fake Hate Symbol

Scott: Closing the Distance Between a Real and Fake Hate Symbol

By Elise Scott

October 18, 2019

Last month, the Anti-Defamation League registered the “OK” sign into its database of hate symbols. As the press release spread across social media, people bemoaned the state of the world, tainted by the supposed fragility of self-victimizing social justice warriors. In their words, the ADL was bore...

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