The writing’s on the wall

May 28, 2018 Featured StorySpotlight

Art can be an incredibly powerful messaging tool when used properly. Here is one such story of Ella Mendoza, an undocumented and queer multi-disciplinary artist, who uses their art to advocate for social justice. Mendoza was born in Lima, Peru and immigrated to the United States when they were 12 years old. Mendoza’s mother, wanting […]

2018 Graduate Spotlights

April 30, 2018 Spotlight

CINDY GIANG Vietnamese American Student Association Cindy Giang (she/her/hers) is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Urban Ecology. Giang has been involved with the Asian American Student Association (AASA), Southwest Union Vietnamese Student Association (SWUVSA), and the Vietnamese American Student Association (VASA) during her time at the University of Utah. She has been extensively […]

Tampons are not a luxury. Period.

February 8, 2018 Spotlight

Toilet paper: essential, right? Can you imagine having to bring your own toilet paper to campus? What if one day you forgot to bring your roll of toilet paper and you had to go really bad? Lucky for all of us, the University of Utah provides toilet paper in all the restrooms on campus, because […]

Spotlight: Kathryn Kay Coquemont

November 13, 2017 Spotlight

India Arie’s “I Am Not My Hair” is a symbolic anthem communicating that people (particularly those from the Black/African American community) are more than the social identities we use as labels. She sings, “I am not my hair / I am not this skin / I am not your expectations, no / I am not […]