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Coleman: Kevin Williamson and Acknowledging the Provocative

Coleman: Kevin Williamson and Acknowledging the Provocative

By Nicholas Coleman

April 26, 2018

“It won’t be that bad," he said. "The Atlantic isn’t The New York Times. It isn’t the high church for liberals.” Following political outrage that The Atlantic hired former National Review columnist Kevin Williamson, editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg announced that the outlet would end its foray i...

Coleman: Looking at Utah’s Gun Legislators

Coleman: Looking at Utah’s Gun Legislators

By Nicholas Coleman

April 20, 2018

The following is the final piece of a three-part series highlighting the companies, advocates and legislators central to the Second Amendment dialogue in Utah.  Despite the tremendous effort of students and lobbyists to enact gun control measures in Utah, the 2018 legislative session ended without...

Coleman: Ironic Outrage Regarding Sinclair Media

Coleman: Ironic Outrage Regarding Sinclair Media

By Nicholas Coleman

April 16, 2018

Shortly before Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg demonstrated the obvious necessity for term limits on Capitol Hill, outrage swelled regarding a ‘must-run’ script issued by Sinclair Broadcast Group to 173 local news stations. Here is the script, read verbatim by dozens of anchors:  Hi, I...

Coleman: Increased Tuition, Stagnant Transparency

Coleman: Increased Tuition, Stagnant Transparency

By Nicholas Coleman

April 10, 2018

Following an established tradition, the Utah State Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of 1.5 percent for the entire Utah System of Higher Education on March 31, 2018. The decision was made following a particularly generous legislative session, wherein lawmakers appropriated an additional $68...

Coleman: Snapchat’s Update Is Devine

Coleman: Snapchat’s Update Is Devine

By Nicholas Coleman

April 2, 2018

Occasionally, corporations are blessed with a divine message that directs them toward an eternal truth of technology: Whenever a system works too well, ruin the platform to maximize return at a later date. Snap, Inc. is the latest to capitalize on this maxim with an update to its well-known app, Snapchat,...

Coleman: Utah’s Gun Advocates

Coleman: Utah’s Gun Advocates

By Nicholas Coleman

March 19, 2018

The following is the second of a three-part series highlighting the companies, advocates and legislators central to the Second Amendment dialogue in Utah.  Though the Utah high school students who participated in the national walkout in memory of the Parkland, Florida victims can hardly be called advocat...

Coleman: In-Depth Exploration of Utah’s Gun Dialogue

Coleman: In-Depth Exploration of Utah’s Gun Dialogue

By Nicholas Coleman

March 12, 2018

The following is the first of a three-part series highlighting the companies, advocates and legislators central to the Second Amendment dialogue in Utah.  Though the heavily armored Lenco BearCat weighs an impressive 17,550 pounds, there is a certain elegance to the vehicle. Capable of traveling 90 miles per h...

Opinion Desk: Gun Control: Not an Issue for Congress to Face Alone

Opinion Desk: Gun Control: Not an Issue for Congress to Face Alone

By Nicholas Coleman, Connor Richards, Emma Tanner, Shaelyn Barber, and Paul Braden

March 9, 2018

Gun control has been a hot topic recently as gun violence and related tragedies have become more common. But as much of America’s cries for stricter firearm laws go unanswered, it makes sense to consider some potential regulatory options that don’t depend on Congress’s mandates. We’ve asked...

Coleman: Long-Distance Diagnoses Violate Goldwater Rule

Coleman: Long-Distance Diagnoses Violate Goldwater Rule

By Nicholas Coleman

March 1, 2018

Assessing the mental stability of mainstream figures is a tempting venture for psychiatrists thirsting for fame. Former presidential candidate Barry Goldwater was forced to address claims he was unfit for office; similarly, individuals, like Rachel Dolezal, have been psychoanalyzed from afar whenever...

Coleman: Progressive Shackles on Silicon Valley

Coleman: Progressive Shackles on Silicon Valley

By Nicholas Coleman

February 25, 2018

Silicon Valley provides more than a few interesting thought experiments. Imagine a region so devoutly progressive that conservatives have been altogether silenced, save for the few that own the technological organizations themselves. Perhaps less sparse than conservative engineers are women in positions...

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