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Don’t Know What’s Going on With the Impeachment Inquiry? Here’s a Brief Explainer.

Don’t Know What’s Going on With the Impeachment Inquiry? Here’s a Brief Explainer.

By Miacel Spotted Elk

October 12, 2019

The Trump administration is rife with conflict by the Democratic House of Representatives after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an inquiry on Sept. 24 to conduct investigations from created committees to determine if seeking legal proceedings to impeach President Donald Trump are within their political...

Indigenous Voting Rights Addressed During Three-Day Conference on Campus

Indigenous Voting Rights Addressed During Three-Day Conference on Campus

By Miacel Spotted Elk

October 9, 2019

Over the course of three days at the U’s S.J. Quinney Law School, attendees learned about issues like racial gerrymandering, the 2020 census and political landscape for indigenous communities for next year’s election at the first annual Native Voting Rights Conference.  Hosted in conjunction by the Utah Rural Proj...

Flood at Sage Point Forces 160 U Students into Temporary Housing

Flood at Sage Point Forces 160 U Students into Temporary Housing

By Miacel Spotted Elk and Elise Vandersteen Bailey

October 2, 2019

Students have been temporarily moved out of Sage Point’s 812 building on campus at the University of Utah after a boiler room flooded on Monday evening, confirmed University spokesperson Annalisa Purser. According to Lexie Maschoff, assistant director of communications for the U’s Housing and...

Student Residents at Officers Circle Sign Petition After Security Cameras Were Installed Inside Their House

Student Residents at Officers Circle Sign Petition After Security Cameras Were Installed Inside Their House

By Miacel Spotted Elk

September 28, 2019

Students make dinner, study, spend hours talking about politics and watch Netflix together before turning in at Officer’s Circle. They also sign petitions together. After discovering that security cameras were being installed inside of their houses — rather than on exterior of the unit —resi...

Calls For A Safety Escort Climbed By 83% This Past Year. Do Students Feel Safe On Campus?

Calls For A Safety Escort Climbed By 83% This Past Year. Do Students Feel Safe On Campus?

By Miacel Spotted Elk

September 8, 2019

  A tangerine energy drink sits alongside a colorful sprawl of folders and pens on a study table for Nina Borzoni and Pauline Kneller, both juniors. It’s almost 10 p.m., and in the back of their minds, they’re making sure they get home safely after studying.  Campus safety has become to one of the highe...

Oil and Gas Development is Open on Former Grand-Staircase Escalante Lands

Oil and Gas Development is Open on Former Grand-Staircase Escalante Lands

By Miacel Spotted Elk

September 7, 2019

  Recently, the Bureau of Land Management has announced its plans for the former lands of the Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument. The area is open to development projects dedicated to oil, gas and mining. The monument was designated under the Antiquities Act in 1996, a proclamation und...

Grassroots and Individual Donors Work For Salt Lake’s Mayoral Candidates in Historic Runoff

Grassroots and Individual Donors Work For Salt Lake’s Mayoral Candidates in Historic Runoff

By Miacel Spotted Elk

September 6, 2019

In November, Salt Lake City will decide who will be elected mayor. In a historic race, Erin Mendenhall and Luz Escamilla are making clear their vision to serve the residents of the growing city. It’s a first for Salt Lake to hold a general election where two female candidates are in a runoff. While the ...

A Young Population with Low Voter Turnout

A Young Population with Low Voter Turnout

By Miacel Spotted Elk

August 27, 2019

  Utah is one of few states with a primarily young population. The amount of young voters who fill out ballots each election, however, happens to be a very small percentage. National Voter Registration Day — which falls on Sept. 24 — and campus initiatives carried out by The Andrew Goodman Fou...

Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

By Miacel Spotted Elk

July 16, 2019

  On Monday, July 15, Salt Lake City’s mayoral candidates gathered for a debate hosted by the Pioneer Park Coalition. Broadcast by KSL-TV and live-streamed on Facebook, the forum was moderated by radio host Doug Jones.  All eight candidates — Jim Dabakis, Luz Escamilla, David Garbett, Richar...

Salt Lake Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues Unique to Residents

Salt Lake Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues Unique to Residents

By Miacel Spotted Elk

July 16, 2019

  Eight candidates appeared on June 26 on stage at the Salt Lake Public Library to highlight their vision and policies for Salt Lake if elected as mayor. After the filing deadline earlier in June, the official candidates for the Salt Lake City mayoral race include Jim Dabakis, Luz Escamilla...

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