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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Mendenhall: Body Positivity is Still Polarizing in the Media

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer 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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Soter: America Has a Problem with Food During the Holidays

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor January 1, 2022

  I’ve spent Thanksgiving out of state with extended family for as long as I can remember. We cook, we laugh and we watch football. But this past November, I recognized we also spend a lot of...

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Chavez: Stop Moralizing Food and Focus on Self-Acceptance

By Paji Chavez September 17, 2019

  The conversations about food, weight and health need to change.  At the time of its release, the 2004 documentary “Super Size Me” made a strong impact on American culture, but it’s...

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Chavez: Curating Social Media Can Help You Feel Better

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer August 27, 2019

The media and advertising we are exposed to shape our worldview. Every day we are bombarded with images and stories that are trying to sell us something — food, fashion, lifestyle, etc. The continuous...