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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....

From the Court to the Community: Leaders in Athletics and Service

From the Court to the Community: Leaders in Athletics and Service

By Leilani Gastelum

February 12, 2019

  When Title IX was announced in 1972, everything changed for women in sports. Women were finally allowed to be treated as equals to men in both athletics and their educational career. The exact law signed by President Richard Nixon said, “No person in the United States shall, on the bas...

Women’s Self-Care: Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Care This February

Women’s Self-Care: Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Care This February

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 8, 2019

  The fascination of attaching self-care in our lives — particularly among millennials — has erupted into a billion-dollar industry. Self-care topics and advice range from workout regiments and gym memberships to painting and other artistic work to delving into spiritual and emotional ne...

A University Divided: ACME Session Calls Attention to Disparate Views on Abortion

A University Divided: ACME Session Calls Attention to Disparate Views on Abortion

By Connor Applegate

February 7, 2019

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) organized an open lecture and discussion on women’s reproductive rights in coordination with Salt Lake Public Library on Thursday evening, Jan. 24. The event was the latest in a series of sessions under the "Art. Community. Museum. Education." initiative...

The Humble Heart of Erika Bean

The Humble Heart of Erika Bean

By Leilani Gastelum

February 7, 2019

  This past year, senior point guard Erika Bean has stepped up on the court as a leader on the University of Utah women’s basketball team. “This year it has been really cool to see her step forward leadership-wise,” said head coach Lynne Roberts. “She has always been kind of quiet. T...

Sonnenberg: Why Women Still March

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 of marching despite controversial revelations about some national organizers and the large proportion of white women attending...

March for Life Utah Draws Hundreds of Utahns

March for Life Utah Draws Hundreds of Utahns

By Connor Applegate

January 28, 2019

  The State Capitol Building was filled with hundreds of pro-life marchers for the fourth annual March for Life Utah on the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 26. The event, organized by Pro-Life Utah, follows several other pro-life events from around the nation — most notably the National March for ...

U Student Group Hosts Women’s March on Utah 2019

U Student Group Hosts Women’s March on Utah 2019

By Jacqueline Mumford

January 20, 2019

  On Jan. 19, people from across the state of Utah met at Washington Square Park to participate in the 2019 Salt Lake City Women’s March on Utah. Women and their allies marched nearly a mile and a half from the park to the steps of the Utah State Capitol. The protestors were met with an ASL...

Public Perceptions of Female Fertility

Public Perceptions of Female Fertility

By Amy Loret

January 3, 2019

  The American birth rate has been falling over the past decade. The latest U.S. Census population estimates indicate that fertility rates are down and hit a record low for a second year running in 2017. Many people are trying to make sense of this trend, including Robin E. Jensen, professor...

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

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

By Elise Scott

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 in the nation--making its quaint vignette of bountiful opportunity fall under deserved skepticism. Utah’s chilly treatment of...

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