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A student poses in front of the fountain located at the Marriott Library Plaza in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 18, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle) 

Buening: Utah Needs to Destigmatize Women’s Issues

By Sarah Buening, Opinion Writer June 24, 2021

  I recently sat in a focus group for an advertising project rebranding a type of tampon. A random group of men and women were asked questions to encourage open communication. During this gathering,...

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Alexander: Utah’s School Board Made The Wrong Decision on Critical Race Theory

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer June 15, 2021

  On June 4, Utah’s Board of Education approved new rules on the topic of critical race theory, or CRT, that outlined what educators can and cannot teach their students about race. Personally,...

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Soter: Is the Lingerie Industry Still Sexist?

By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer June 10, 2021

  Like most girls, I vividly remember my first bra-shopping experience. My mother decided that my developing body needed some support (so to speak), so off to Victoria’s Secret we went. It felt...

A tent city built by the homeless in Salt Lake City on Sunday, May 30, 2021. (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Shadley: Utah Must Raise the Minimum Wage

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer June 2, 2021

  The United States established the minimum wage in 1938 with the Fair Labor Standards Act, designed to create a minimum standard of living for all workers. That aim assumes that workers should...

Ashton and Jordan Peterson enjoying the water at Hot Springs Pool in Saratoga Springs, UT on May 29, 2021. (Photo by Silvana Peterson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: How to Re-Enter the Post-Pandemic World Confidently

By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer June 2, 2021

  In early April, I received my second dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine. By mid-April, I reached immunity, and many of my tightest coronavirus chains were finally released. After living a year...

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Alexander: We Need Critical Race Theory

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer June 1, 2021

  It’s been one year since George Floyd died and our nation demanded an end to police brutality against Black people. Our institutions, policies, laws and daily lives came under scrutiny as we...

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Cushman: Stop Using Junk Science in the Courtroom

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer May 31, 2021

  In 1985, Robert Lee Stinson was convicted of raping and murdering a 63-year-old woman based on so-called expert testimony that his bite matched a mark on the victim’s body. He spent over 23...

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Hibben: We Can Teach Consent Without Mentioning Sex

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer May 28, 2021

  In school, most children learn about respect and kindness. In adulthood, respecting personal space and wishes comes in the form of consent. The conversation surrounding consent generally involves...

Kincart: Enjoying Rom-coms Isn’t Bad Feminism

Kincart: Enjoying Rom-coms Isn’t Bad Feminism

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer May 26, 2021

  Romantic comedies (also known as “rom-coms”) tend to produce mixed responses as a genre. Personally, I’d consider it one of my favorites. I’m always up for a romantic comedy, whether...

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Soter: Real Feminists Shouldn’t Watch Romance Movies

By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer May 26, 2021

  Let me start off by saying that it pains me to write this article — I live by romance films. Anyone close to me knows if I’m not reading, writing or trying to teach my dog, Larry, how to...

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