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Another Year for Women Going Unacknowledged Across Awards Shows

Another Year for Women Going Unacknowledged Across Awards Shows

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

February 8, 2020

  Media awards shows are often criticized, whether it be for a lack of racial diversity as #OscarsSoWhite trends for the fourth year in a row, for the toxic celebration of actors who risk their physical and mental well-being for a role or even for the hubbub surrounding the celebrity gossip that happe...

Chavez: Consent Must Be Centered When Dating In The Workplace

Chavez: Consent Must Be Centered When Dating In The Workplace

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2019

It’s been a little over two years since Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was exposed to the world as one of the worst predators in the entertainment industry. Weinstein was fired from The Weinstein Company after news of his sexual misconduct went public, and many of his victims were taken seriously and publicly believed for the first time. Weinstein...

Scott: The War of Doubt in Sexual Assault Cases

Scott: The War of Doubt in Sexual Assault Cases

By Elise Scott, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2019

  Last week, former Utah State University football star Torrey Green was sentenced to 25 years and up to life behind bars for the serial rape of six women. Green committed these crimes between 2013 to 2015 by luring multiple women into his apartment under the pretense of watching a movie afte...

Alvarado: Don’t Blame the #MeToo Movement, Blame the Schools

Alvarado: Don’t Blame the #MeToo Movement, Blame the Schools

By Andrea Alvarado

April 3, 2019

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Since the beginning of the #MeToo Movement, there have been cries of the new cultural phenomenon going too far. Some have argued that this new culture of zero tolerance will hinder men from complimenting coworkers or “innocently flirting” w...

U Professor Sterling Van Wagenen Resigns After Allegedly Admitting to 1993 Molestation of a Minor

U Professor Sterling Van Wagenen Resigns After Allegedly Admitting to 1993 Molestation of a Minor

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Christina Giardinelli

March 7, 2019

  Film professor Sterling Van Wagenen has resigned following the release of a recording during which he is heard admitting to molesting a minor in 1993, according to spokesperson for the University of Utah's College of Fine Arts, Marina Gomberg. The recording is the result of an interview...

U’s Asia Campus Reports Zero Instances of Sexual Assault Since Opening

U’s Asia Campus Reports Zero Instances of Sexual Assault Since Opening

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

March 6, 2019

  According to the University of Utah Asia Campus' (UAC) most recent Clery Report, released in October 2018, none of its students, faculty or staff have ever reported a sexual assault since the campus opened in September 2014. Although there are no documented instances of sexual assault, t...

Form Over Function: Are ‘Fashionable’ Safety Items Capitalizing on Anxieties About Assault?

Form Over Function: Are ‘Fashionable’ Safety Items Capitalizing on Anxieties About Assault?

By Alaikia Marielle

March 5, 2019

  The amount of self-defense products made specifically for women to prevent sexual assault is staggering. Just over a decade ago, Taser International introduced a compact taser which came in several colors, including pink. Today, pink tasers are just the tip of the self-defense iceberg. Sexual ass...

Sundance: ‘Late Night’ Dares Audiences to Resist Mindy Kaling’s Charm

Sundance: ‘Late Night’ Dares Audiences to Resist Mindy Kaling’s Charm

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

February 6, 2019

  In “Late Night,” a new comedy that premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is at a career crossroads. She is a legendary comedian and late-night talk show host with years of experience at her own show and plenty of acclaims. However, she has become...

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