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Christopherson: Utah High Schools Need Later Start Times

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor February 20, 2020

  Since starting college, I’ve gotten two to three more hours of sleep a night than I ever did in high school – and it’s not because I’m slacking off. Admittedly, high schoolers face enormous...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Fuels Xenophobia

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor February 19, 2020

  Since the news of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which originated in Wuhan, China broke, there have been cases of racial stereotyping linked to the virus in the United States. As of Feb....

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Christopherson: Utah High Schools Should Reevaluate The Risks Of Football

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor November 2, 2019

A former high school football player from Cache County recently sued his school district over injuries sustained after his coach put him back in play despite a traumatic brain injury. Konnor Finn alleges...

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Cosmetic Composition and Skincare Safety

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor September 19, 2019

  Every day, millions of individuals cake, bake and make up their faces to perfection with various cosmetic products. The personal decision to wear makeup can help people feel more confident,...

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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...

Chavez: Seeking Help for Mental Health Should Be as Normal as Treating Physical Injuries

Chavez: Seeking Help for Mental Health Should Be as Normal as Treating Physical Injuries

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer June 5, 2019

  Just as it is not looked down upon to visit your physician for a check-up, stitches or antibiotics, seeing a mental health professional should also be considered a normal, acceptable behavior....

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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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Alvarado: External Appearance is Not an Indicator of Internal Health

By Andrea Alvarado April 3, 2019

  There is a mistaken assumption that diets are inherently healthy. Even though a lifestyle change, such as a diet, might inspire people to incorporate beneficial habits in their daily lives, diets...

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Alvarado: The Anti-Vaxx Movement Puts Us in the Middle Ages

By Andrea Alvarado March 9, 2019

  In 1998, Andrew Wakefield published an article, unaware of the serious repercussions his work would have in public health around the world. His study claimed to have found a correlation between...

Alvarado: A Healthy Body is More than a Dress Size

Alvarado: A Healthy Body is More than a Dress Size

By Andrea Alvarado January 25, 2019

  For most of modern history, discussions surrounding the female body have been centered on its desirability rather than its health. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that the weight loss industry,...