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Coleman: Addressing “Reverse Racism”

Coleman: Addressing “Reverse Racism”

By Nicholas Coleman

February 19, 2018

“It is not possible to be racist against a white person in the United States,” read an article recently published by my colleague, Shaelyn Barber. Strap in, folks, it is time to address the myth of reverse racism. The article begins by referring to white individuals as Caucasians, which is semantica...

Coleman: Reducing Environmental Footprints this Inversion Season

Coleman: Reducing Environmental Footprints this Inversion Season

By Nicholas Coleman

February 11, 2018

Nothing symbolizes Utah better during the winter than rocky mid-season trails, tremendous tourist traffic and the incessant inversions. Although the specific geography of the Salt Lake Valley makes inversions an inescapable part of reality for Utahns, the local community can control how many pollutants...

Coleman: Prison Reform a Conservative Effort

Coleman: Prison Reform a Conservative Effort

By Nicholas Coleman

February 6, 2018

Most people do not associate conservatism with prison reform. Mandatory sentencing policies have not been a mainstream issue for several years. Nonetheless, amending the justice system to compensate for varying socioeconomic backgrounds between ethnic groups has become a focus for Republican lawmake...

Coleman: U Meditate

Coleman: U Meditate

By Nicholas Coleman

January 28, 2018

Short of receiving a midterm three weeks into the semester, nothing is more terrifying than the extensive list of mundane tasks assigned to students each week. Between academics, employment, hobbies and relationships, there is plenty of reason to become overwhelmed. Looking for a solution that does not r...

Golden Globes 2018: Bravery or Blithering Stupidity?

Golden Globes 2018: Bravery or Blithering Stupidity?

By Nicholas Coleman

January 15, 2018

Sexual harassment and assault are unequivocally awful crimes and deserve the full severity of the law as punishment. Those who take advantage of young women and men (specifically boys, as the Daily Beast reported) for their own self-interest and delusions of grandeur are nothing more than mere scum. Those living in the progressively ‘woke...

H2H: Is it Appropriate to Say Merry Christmas?

H2H: Is it Appropriate to Say Merry Christmas?

By Nicholas Coleman and Shaelyn Barber

December 5, 2017

Stick to Happy Holidays By Shaelyn Barber The semester is wrapping up and finals are upon us. In just under two weeks, we’ll be free for the winter break. Skiing and snowboarding, hot chocolate, books by the fire, time with family and friends, good food and holiday spirits await. I’m sure I’m ...

H2H: Is Gun Control a Problematic Policy?

H2H: Is Gun Control a Problematic Policy?

By Nicholas Coleman and Connor Richards

November 25, 2017

Think Before You Regulate By Nicholas Coleman Following the detestable shooting of a First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas — which killed 26 innocent individuals and injured numerous others — political and spiritual leaders have voiced solutions to the safety concerns of relig...

Coleman: All ‘U’ Need to Avoid Politics During Thanksgiving

Coleman: All ‘U’ Need to Avoid Politics During Thanksgiving

By Nicholas Coleman

November 21, 2017

Soon it will be time, once again, to commence the annual feast before the Christmas season. Although Thanksgiving is often filled with merriment, there is also ample reason to worry about the political discussions that will inevitably occur amongst dinner guests. Leading a political life — and under...

Coleman: Amazon HQ2: Fall for Utah, Bezos

Coleman: Amazon HQ2: Fall for Utah, Bezos

By Nicholas Coleman

November 9, 2017

Utahns love Amazon, but will Amazon love Utah? This is the question many are wondering as the online retailer narrows its search for a city to host its second headquarters — termed ‘HQ2.’ Nearly 200 communities around the country have submitted proposals, each vying for the $5 billion capital inv...

Coleman: The Benefits of Social Media Amid Tragedy

Coleman: The Benefits of Social Media Amid Tragedy

By Nicholas Coleman

November 1, 2017

Ordinarily, Halloween does not feel this pervasively silent. Nor does it have the immense weight of remorse that the University of Utah community is experiencing today. On October 30, 2017, ChenWei Guo — an international student from China — passed away after receiving a gunshot wound to the head. W...

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