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

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

By Haley Oliphant

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

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

By Miacel Spotted Elk

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

Barron: Barbie #LooksLikeAnEngineer

By Morgan Barron

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

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

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

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...

Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Speaks on Equality at the U

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 March 7. Before her talk, Durham told The Daily Utah Chronicle that she agreed to speak at the event because...

Upcoming Women’s Leadership Summit in March Aims to “Rise Up, Lift Up”

Upcoming Women’s Leadership Summit in March Aims to “Rise Up, Lift Up”

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 23, 2019

  This year's Women’s Leadership Summit at the University of Utah will take place on March 5 in the Union Ballroom. "Rise Up, Lift Up" is the theme of this year's conference, which focuses on leadership development for women and aims to facilitate a dialogue for attendees surrounding what service...

U Research Shows that Women Entrepreneurs Face Start-Up Obstacles

U Research Shows that Women Entrepreneurs Face Start-Up Obstacles

By Connor Applegate

February 20, 2019

  Young entrepreneurs already face a number of obstacles with launching a new business, and recent University of Utah research shows that this hurdle is significantly more difficult for female entrepreneurs and indicates that they are less likely to be able to secure startup funding than their...

Staying Tuned: Women in Radio

Staying Tuned: Women in Radio

By Alison Myers

February 18, 2019

  Recently, I’ve thought of radio as a media source in decline, something quaint and almost obsolete. I often forget the number of stores who receive radio, the car rides saved by various stations. The truth is that radio still permeates our daily lives, serving at the least as background noise....

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