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UI will not monitor anonymous social media, despite activists push

UI will not monitor anonymous social media, despite activists push

By Imogen Lindsley

November 4, 2015

Yik Yak is an anonymous social media site that allows individuals to “get a live feed about what everyone’s saying around you.”JT But a problem occurs when the users — 95 percent of which are from colleges and universities — also receive a live feed about what everyone is saying ab...

Work out, don’t stress out

Work out, don’t stress out

By Isabella Jackson

December 11, 2014

With final exams quickly approaching, the stress levels on campus are quickly rising. However, before wallowing in self-pity and a growing pile of class notes, students should look for healthy ways to deal with their stress.  This can be as simple as taking a short break from studying or homework to work out. Ac...

Expressing individuality through winter styles

Expressing individuality through winter styles

By Darrah Perryman

December 1, 2014

Campus will take a sharp plunge into the arctic abyss, summoning sweaters and scarves while crop tops and short-shorts become a distant memory. Although the new season brings layers and thick sweaters to shield the skin, for some the prospect of having a perfect body is a constant battle that follows the...

Lean In RSO focuses on closing gender gap

Lean In RSO focuses on closing gender gap

By Saher Khan

October 21, 2014

At a UN conference on Sept. 20, Emma Watson said, “Feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of political, economic and social equality of the sexes.”  She was there to speak about gender inequality and the HeForShe campaign taking hold on...

Women’s History Month lacks visibility on campus

March 4, 2014

As the calendar flips from the month of candy hearts and valentines, President’s Day and Black History to the month of Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day, dreaded midterms and the long-anticipated spring break, students may not realize that March has been recognized for more than 100 years as Women’s...