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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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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, Assistant Opinion Editor 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,...

Improving womens health care is essential to achieving gender equality. (Photo by Camille Rousculp | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Poma: Achieving Gender Equality in Utah Will Require Better Attention to Women’s Health

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor September 8, 2020

  For the third year in a row, Utah recently ranked the worst state in the nation for women’s equality. And, sadly, most people weren’t surprised. While the announcement probably calls the...

(Illustration by Alex Garcia | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Gender Equality in Sports: What U Can Do

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer December 5, 2019

  Women in sports has been one of the most controversial topics of this century, led by the #MeToo movement and the equal pay of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team. At the University of Utah, the emphasis...

ASUU President AnnaMarie Barnes. (Courtesy of Barnes Ticket)

How Does Gender Equality Impact the U?

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2019

In a 2019 Wallet hub study, Utah was named the worst state for women's equality in the United States. The study examined workplace environment, education, health and political empowerment. It was discovered...

The Honorable Christine M. Durham (Photo credit: Julia Ritchey, KUER 90.1 FM)

Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Speaks on Equality at the U

By Katelyn Collett March 12, 2019

  Christine M. Durham, the first female appointed to the Utah Supreme Court, spoke at the sixth annual Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women’s Legacy Archive hosted at the U's Marriott Library on...

(Photo by David Ngo | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

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...

Girl Scouts visit the Senate Chamber in the Utah State Capitol

Scott: This Is the Place, but perhaps not for women

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer September 20, 2018

Utah is often touted for its upward mobility, a claim that may be a little more nuanced than at first blush. Ironically, another thing Utah has been acclaimed for is being the second most sexist state...

Photo Courtesy of Womens Leadership Summit

The Women’s Leadership Summit Is Not Just for Women

By Broderick Sterrett April 3, 2017

I was registered for a Women’s Leadership Summit run by women, for women and about women. I had a recurring thought during and after the event: we need more men. We need more male, transgender and nonbinary...