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Meet the LDS Influencers: Faith, Fashion and the Rise to Internet Fame

Meet the LDS Influencers: Faith, Fashion and the Rise to Internet Fame

By Miacel Spotted Elk

April 5, 2019

  Being an influencer is hard work. Achieving and sustaining the life of an influencer doesn’t only inspire a large aspiring pool, but also electrifies them to curate an image unique from anyone else’s while courting followers, especially sponsorships. One of these approaches is standing out to yo...

Phasing Out Latter-day Saints’ Pageant Traditions

Phasing Out Latter-day Saints’ Pageant Traditions

By Miacel Spotted Elk

March 24, 2019

  Last year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced they will cancel more than half of their religious pageants across the country. The already affected pageants included Clarkston and Castle Valley. The two most famous, the Manti and Hill Cumorah, will end later this year and...

What to Expect From the Upcoming State of ASUU Address

What to Expect From the Upcoming State of ASUU Address

By Miacel Spotted Elk

March 19, 2019

  ASUU’s 2018-19 Student Body President Connor Morgan will deliver the State of ASUU address this Thursday, March 21 in the Union Ballroom from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will be conducted as a town hall and will kick off with Morgan providing a summary of his administration's accomplish...

Legal Panelists Focus on Free Speech Rights at Bennion Service House Dialogue

Legal Panelists Focus on Free Speech Rights at Bennion Service House Dialogue

By Miacel Spotted Elk

March 7, 2019

  Students gathered together at the Bennion Center's Service House located in the U's Officer's Circle this past Tuesday to learn about the topics of first amendment rights and the protections of free speech and hate speech. These topics apply to discussions surrounding recent news on the U’s campus...

College of Law Program Provides High School Students with Passageways to Law School

College of Law Program Provides High School Students with Passageways to Law School

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 24, 2019

  Feb. 22 was just another day of school at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, except the students in attendance were high school students from around the Salt Lake Community. They were learning about what law school is like through participation in an annual program called "Passageways to the Law....

Upcoming Women’s Leadership Summit in March Aims to “Rise Up, Lift Up”

Upcoming Women’s Leadership Summit in March Aims to “Rise Up, Lift Up”

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 23, 2019

  This year's Women’s Leadership Summit at the University of Utah will take place on March 5 in the Union Ballroom. "Rise Up, Lift Up" is the theme of this year's conference, which focuses on leadership development for women and aims to facilitate a dialogue for attendees surrounding what service...

The Making of a Lamanite: Popular Native American Cultural Efforts from the LDS Church

The Making of a Lamanite: Popular Native American Cultural Efforts from the LDS Church

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 23, 2019

  In the second and final part of this series, we are looking back at the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that has involved or depicted Indigenous communities in Church-sponsored cultural campaigns. These examples include a musical group from Brigham Young Univer...

Pride Flag Torn in Front of Restaurant Co-owned by State Senator Derek Kitchen

Pride Flag Torn in Front of Restaurant Co-owned by State Senator Derek Kitchen

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 17, 2019

  A pride flag hanging outside Laziz Kitchen in Central Salt Lake was found torn, appearing to be ripped off by an unnamed individual, this past week on Feb. 11, 2019. Laziz Kitchen is owned by Utah State Senator Derek Kitchen, a former University of Utah alumnus, and his partner Moudi Sb...

The Making of a Lamanite: A Brief History Between the LDS Church and Indigenous Communities

The Making of a Lamanite: A Brief History Between the LDS Church and Indigenous Communities

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 14, 2019

  The history between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Native Americans has spanned almost two centuries. This is a two-part series to analyze this area in LDS studies which remains fast-growing and controversial. With the expertise of a University of Utah professor and insight f...

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...

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