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Champine: We Must Embrace Body Liberation

By Morgan Champine, Opinion Writer August 17, 2023

  Body positivity is hardly a radical idea. In a unique society, unique bodies should be expected. Unfortunately, expected is not the same as accepted. Even though body positivity is not a new...

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Langley: Young People Should Stay Away From Competitive Bodybuilding

By Jeffrey Langley Jr., Opinion Writer January 25, 2023

  In high school, I was friends with a lot of athletes. The football, track and wrestling teams were filled with people I called friends. Most of them genuinely benefitted from their time in sports....

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Lezaic: Rid the Body Positivity Movement of Ableism

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Editor 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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Mendenhall: Body Positivity is Still Polarizing in the Media

By Addison Mendenhall May 22, 2022

  In the last 10 years, the term “body positivity” has taken social media by storm. Body positivity, as a movement, aims to change the societal standards surrounding appearance. This can include...

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U Celebrates Women’s Week 2022 with Discussions of Empowerment and Acceptance

By Abhilasha Khatri, Investigative Editor April 7, 2022

  This story contains discussions of eating disorders.    The month of March marks Women’s History Month in the United States — a time period designated to celebrating the often...

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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...

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