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Politics

Log Cabin representative blasts Count My Vote initiative

December 8, 2013

James Humphreys, president of the Utah chapter of Log Cabin Republicans, spoke Thursday night in the Hinckley Caucus room. The Log Cabin Republicans organization was formed by a group of gay conservatives...

U.S. role shifts globally

October 27, 2013

Even discourse can’t ground in-the-air questions about the United States’ international presence. Debaters discussed whether the U.S. should maintain sole global superpower status at the 30th annual...

Students intern at ‘Colbert Report’

October 9, 2013

U students studying in the Hinckley Institute of Politics have the opportunity to intern for “The Colbert Report,” the popular political-themed show hosted by Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central. The...

ASUU to propose car charger bill

October 8, 2013

A bill that would add seven electric car chargers to parking lots around campus will appear before the ASUU Assembly and Senate later this month. The bill, authored by Rep. Mark Pittman and Sen. John Soares...

U president signs immigration letter

October 7, 2013

Seven university presidents sent a letter to Utah’s four members of the House of Representatives calling for action on immigration reform. The letter’s primary author was Weber State president Charles...

ASUU bill gives extra funding to candidates

October 2, 2013

The Assembly and the Senate passed a joint bill last week that will ease the financial burden for students who want to run for ASUU office in the upcoming ASUU elections. The bill will cover half of the...

Campus Dems, Reps talk national debt

September 30, 2013

The Can Kicks Back hosted a gathering at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on Monday trying to bring the College Republicans of the University of Utah and the College Democrats of the University of Utah...

Hinckley Institute honors Jowers

September 18, 2013

The Hinckley Institute of Politics unveiled a portrait of their director, Kirk Jowers, in the Hinckley Caucus Room Wednesday. Jowers has been director at the Hinckley Institute for eight years. According...

Group moves against Citizens United ruling

September 10, 2013

Move to Amend Salt Lake is gathering registered voters’ signatures in a city-wide referendum on what’s been called “corporate personhood.” The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Jan. 2010 in Citizens...

Public Citizen seeks apology for study

April 18, 2013

On April 10, 2013, watchdog organization Public Citizen sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services requesting a public apology to parents in a study that put premature infants at risk....