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H2H: Flag Burning, Righteous Indignation or Disrespectful Act?

H2H: Flag Burning, Righteous Indignation or Disrespectful Act?

November 29, 2016

Flag Burning Is the Ultimate Expression of Free Speech Connor Richards Following the shocking and unforgettable result of the 2016 presidential election, thousands throughout the country were moved to peacefully take to the streets and make their message clear: they do not stand for Donald Trump. ...

A Response to Recent On-Campus Assault

November 13, 2016

TW: Rape, sexual violence. On Halloween, a student was raped on campus. The assault occurred in a full parking lot in the middle of the day. As students and as a community, we should be horrified. We should be appalled that something so serious could take place so easily. But more importantly, we shou...

LDS Church Should Apologize for Indian Placement Program

LDS Church Should Apologize for Indian Placement Program

November 8, 2016

The Book of Mormon. You’ve probably heard of it. A holy book that contains the official beliefs and teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it is ultimately a narrative of an intense battle between good and evil, black and white. Literally. Translated by LDS founder and prophet...

Violent Rape Sparks On-Campus Protest and Support Efforts

Violent Rape Sparks On-Campus Protest and Support Efforts

November 4, 2016

Following the aggravated rape that occurred in the parking lot of the Merrill Engineering Building on Halloween, a group of students protested. The protest was led by four graduate students who all work as Practicum Counselors at the Women’s Resource Center on campus: Tara Downing, a third-year mast...

Students Gather for Conversation With Evan McMullin

Students Gather for Conversation With Evan McMullin

November 3, 2016

Over the course of the 2016 presidential campaign, an increasing number of Utahns have felt uneasy about casting a vote for either major party candidate, as a number of polls have indicated. This is where Evan McMullin enters the picture. McMullin, who is a graduate of Brigham Young University and...

Presidential Election Brings Sexism to Center Stage

Presidential Election Brings Sexism to Center Stage

October 20, 2016

The presidential election of 2016 will be remembered as a lot of things. It will be remembered as a race that brought political polarization to an unimaginable high. It will be regarded as a set of campaigns that brought out unprecedented anger and frustration on both sides. Most notably, it will be...

Change Starts By Believing

Change Starts By Believing

October 20, 2016

On Oct. 24, the U launched its 2016 It’s On Us campaign aimed at preventing sexual assault on campus. Sponsored by ASUU, the campaign is an effort to encourage students to gain a better understanding of sexual assault and violence and to do something about it when it occurs. More specifically, students...

“Buzz of Change”, Beehive State Votes Matter Now More Than Ever

“Buzz of Change”, Beehive State Votes Matter Now More Than Ever

October 18, 2016

There is a strong perception in this country that voting doesn’t really count or matter. Many believe that Democracy is dead and no matter where you put your support, elections will end the exact same way and your efforts will have been in vain. This is an explicitly American problem. Research has relentlessl...

The Perilous Teachings of LDS Maternity

The Perilous Teachings of LDS Maternity

October 10, 2016

Few things are emphasized as heavily in contemporary culture as the importance of getting an education. There's a reasonable justification for this fact: in today's increasingly competitive job market, earning a degree in higher education is one of the surest ways of impressing prospective employers...

Never too Old to Celebrate

October 9, 2016

As I’ve grown older and my life has progressed, I have learned a few things about being an adult. Bills are stressful, drinking is a great pastime and holidays are for children. I’ve accepted these first two pieces of wisdom, but the third one still bothers me. Why do festivities seem so much more...

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