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Politics

(Photo Courtesy of Gage Skidmore)

Making Waves: Three Utah Women Running for U.S. Congress

September 10, 2014

To many in Utah, the name Martha Hughes Cannon is unfamiliar. Cannon supported women’s suffrage, earned a medical degree and advocated for a state-wide health policy before serving as the first female...

(Photo by Chris Samuels)

Getting to Know the ASUU Boards

September 3, 2014

  Students looking to get more involved this semester might be able to find what they are looking for in one of ASUU’s 16 student boards. Ian Bradley, director of the Government Relations board,...

(Brent Uberty)

Salt Lake Politics are “at the Forefront” this Year

August 27, 2014

If you’ve been in Salt Lake for a while, you’ve witnessed the transformation of a once-small, quiet capital city into a bustling, growing metropolis taking on issues that play a role on the national...

(Photo Courtesy of Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States, Steve Petteway)

All Rise for Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

August 25, 2014

A current justice on the United States Supreme Court is coming to the U in January. Sonia Sotomayor was asked to come to the U by Patrick McShane, the program manager for the My U Signature Experience,...

(Photo Courtesy of Madison Black)

ASUU’s Vision

August 24, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Big plans are in progress in ASUU for this upcoming academic year. Recently elected ASUU president Justin Spangler, vice president Madison Black and senior class president...

(Photo Courtesy of ASUU) Former ASUU President Sam Ortiz.

A Utah Sam am I

August 1, 2014

He had one month left until graduation when the threats began. And it didn’t start slow either. No, this was an onslaught. Around three in the afternoon on Tuesday, April 8, against a backdrop of missed...

A man panhandles outside an event at the Energy Solutions Arena
on Saturday night. Photo by Dane Goodwin.

Bill seeks to curb panhandling

February 17, 2014

Students may start seeing fewer people with signs soliciting money at freeway exits. A bill at the state legislature is looking to eradicate “aggressive” panhandling in Utah. House Bill 101, which...

State Rep. Greg Hughes (R-Draper), lawyer Max Miller and director of the Institute for Justice - Washington Chapter Bill Maurer debate free speech within campaign finance. Photo by Erin Burns.

Politicos debate free speech rights

January 23, 2014

If money could talk, the Hinckley Institute of Politics knows what it would say. In a forum yesterday, commentators at the Hinckley Institute discussed the regulations of free speech within campaign finance....

Gov. Gary Herbert speaks at a Hinckley Institute of Politics forum. Daily Utah Chronicle file photo.

Gov. talks legislative priorities

January 22, 2014

Gov. Gary Herbert announced yesterday that funding education will be his top priority during the upcoming legislative session. Herbert pinpointed his top five priorities in front of legislators, policymakers...

The Utah State Legislature has many bills coming up
in its spring session that will affect U students. Photo by Conor Barry.

Utah legislature introduces new bills that could affect U students

January 14, 2014

House Bill 45: In-State Tuition for Military Service Members Introduced by Rep. Curtis Oda (R-Clearfield) Protects resident status for veterans seeking to apply for in-state tuition by removing the 12-month...