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Emery: Westerns Prioritize the Anxieties of Men Over the Empowerment of Women

John Wayne and Gail Russell in the 1947 film

By Nate Emery

April 6, 2020

  The very core of the Western genre is nostalgia for patriarchy. Classic Westerns romanticize a “simpler time” when brave White men on horses could settle arguments with a duel, protect wagon trains filled with helpless families and romance traditional women who were not concerned about the...

Another Year for Women Going Unacknowledged Across Awards Shows

Graphic by Jose Garcia | The Daily Utah Chronicle

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...

Gender Equality in Sports: What U Can Do

(Illustration by Alex Garcia | Daily Utah Chronicle)

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 on women’s sports is incredible with 11 sports compared to the 8 male sports, but that isn’t...

A Landmark of Utah Women’s History is Competing for Grant Money

The Ladies Literary Clubhouse in Salt Lake City (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

October 23, 2019

From the outside, the Clubhouse on South Temple looks unassuming — an old prairie-style building with few distinguishing features, save one Historic Register plaque boasting its significance. Though it may not look like much, the building served as home to Salt Lake City’s own Ladies’ Literary...

Meet The Wave: A Female Co-Working Space Bridging the Gender Equity Gap in Business

The Wave's location in downtown Salt Lake City (Courtesy of The Wave)

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

September 23, 2019

When Joanna Smith moved back to Utah, she came back with the intention of “doing something for women.” Never in a million years did Smith think that something like The Wave would come out of that dream.  On Apr. 8, 2019, The Wave opened its doors for the first time. Located in downtown Salt La...

MacKenzie’s Voice: Friends Gather to Honor Murdered U Student

Students, staff, and friends attend a vigil in remembrance of MacKenzie Lueck at the University of Utah Student Union lawn in Salt Lake City, UT on Monday, July 1, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Haley Oliphant, Editor-in-Chief

July 1, 2019

  The speakers at this event have asked that their last names be omitted from this article. Students, alumni, friends and loved ones gathered on the A. Ray Olpin Union lawn on Monday, July 1 to mourn the loss of University of Utah student MacKenzie "Kenzie" Lueck. "When I had envisioned tonight,...

The Takeaway Panelists Discuss Troubling Rates of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Utah

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By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

June 10, 2019

  On June 6, KUER hosted National Public Radio’s "The Takeaway" at the University of Utah's S.J. Quincy Law School. The live event featured a panel discussion about violence against women and two-spirit people in the American West. The panel included Democratic Representative Angela Romero,...

Barron: Barbie #LooksLikeAnEngineer

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

April 23, 2019

  “And why should we believe Engineering Barbie?” He spit the words across the table as I concluded my presentation, recommending to me the use of a more expensive metal to manufacture a critical component in my product design. His remark solicited snickers from the room. Members of my te...

Letter: This is Not the First Time a Female Student Leader Has Been Called a B – – – – , and It Will Not Be the Last

(Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Guest Opinion

April 18, 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] Student engagement is a wonderful opportunity for leaders across academic disciplines to unite in the collective advancement of the University...

Alvarado: Feminism’s Fight Against Harmful Media Stereotypes

Image by Lindsey Lamont

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...

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