The Daily Utah Chronicle

Alvarado: Feminism’s Fight Against Harmful Media Stereotypes

Alvarado: Feminism’s Fight Against Harmful Media Stereotypes

By Andrea Alvarado

April 15, 2019

  The feminist movement is not a novelty brewed in the outspoken online universe, but its wide-spread modern acceptance is certainly a product of recent generations. For some, this acceptance of the movement — which was perceived as incredibly radical only a couple of decades ago — is th...

The Clothesline Project Uses Art to Increase Awareness of Sexual Assault

The Clothesline Project Uses Art to Increase Awareness of Sexual Assault

By Yixin Song

April 1, 2019

  Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Growing up in China, I was rarely exposed to any discussion of sexual assault, partially because of the country's traditional and conservative attitudes towards sexuality and partially because of the its lack of freedom of speech, wh...

U Student Hillary Whitaker is on a Mission to Make Every Little Girl a Rocket Ship Dress

U Student Hillary Whitaker is on a Mission to Make Every Little Girl a Rocket Ship Dress

By Abigail Raasch

March 4, 2019

  Located here on the University of Utah campus, Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and its studios are a “nationally ranked hub for student entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Utah.” Lassonde is a place where U entrepreneurs can work towards their goals and build their new...

Banff Film Festival: Adventurers and Art Lovers Rejoice

Banff Film Festival: Adventurers and Art Lovers Rejoice

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

February 22, 2019

  Whether or not you consider yourself to be an “outdoorsy” person, The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival will leave you craving your own adventures. The festival began in 1976 and has been held as an international outdoor film competition and presentation every year since in Banff, Albe...

Sonnenberg: Pro-Life and Pro-Women

Sonnenberg: Pro-Life and Pro-Women

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

February 15, 2019

  The Women’s March on Washington considers pro-life feminism to be a dangerous oxymoron. A pro-life group called the New Wave Feminists was briefly listed as a co-sponsor of the first Women’s March, but outrage erupted once the news of their involvement hit the internet. According to main...

Sonnenberg: Why Women Still March

Sonnenberg: Why Women Still March

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

January 30, 2019

  The 2019 Women’s March has been roiled by accusations of anti-Semitism and questions about the effectiveness of public protests. Regional and local marches also struggled with the appropriateness of marching despite controversial revelations about some national organizers and the large proportion of white women attending...

“Big Love” is a Bold, Timely #MeToo Parable

“Big Love” is a Bold, Timely #MeToo Parable

By Josh Petersen

November 11, 2018

In her book “Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger,” journalist Rebecca Traister argues that female rage can have great potential to inspire political change and alter the course of history. Her thesis is especially relevant in a year when issues of sexual violence, misogyny and...

Barber: Sign Tampon Allies Petition for Free Menstrual Products

Barber: Sign Tampon Allies Petition for Free Menstrual Products

By Shaelyn Barber

February 7, 2018

For those of you who do not have periods, let me paint you a picture: for two to seven days every month you gush blood out of your nether regions, experience abdominal cramps so severe that you can barely move and have painful swelling of your breasts. That's not even mentioning less severe symptoms...

Patience: What I Learned from Visiting an Adult Entertainment Club

Patience: What I Learned from Visiting an Adult Entertainment Club

By Alisa Patience

November 1, 2017

Students often joke about various ways to pay for college, such as getting run over by a city bus, selling drugs, finding a sugar daddy or stripping. Once I made a joke to my mom about how I should become a stripper because I'd make lots of money and it would force me to exercise. She started crying,...

Patience: Marvel Should Up Its Feminist Game, D.C. Isn’t Totally Innocent

Patience: Marvel Should Up Its Feminist Game, D.C. Isn’t Totally Innocent

By Alisa Patience

October 22, 2017

"Thor: Ragnorak" is coming to theaters this November, and this movie contains Marvel’s first major female villain. It's about time, as Suicide Squad had two main female villains last year, in addition to several other DC examples of female lead characters. This isn't entirely surprising as Marvel has...

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