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Dunn: We Need More Green Burials

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer June 4, 2023

According to the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, only about 24% of Americans plan their own funeral. This leaves surviving relatives to plan their deceased loved ones’ funerals,...

The University of Utah built a new Department of Public Safety building which opened to the public on Nov. 9, 2022 at 1658 E 500 S as part of an effort for increased campus safety coordination after the death of U student Lauren McCluskey in October 2018.

Mendenhall: U Campus Safety Alerts Are Irresponsibly Delayed

By Addison Mendenhall June 4, 2023

  Campus security at the University of Utah has come under fire for many shortcomings regarding student safety over the last few years. Many day-to-day instances aren’t handled efficiently...

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Hargis: Movies About Food are Actually About Money

By Harper Hargis, Opinion Writer June 3, 2023

  While I’m not a huge fan of his, I distinctly remember watching the music video for Justin Bieber’s song “Yummy.” It was an evening in 2020, and I had nothing better to do than to click...

A man stands outside of Randys Records Shop on 900 S and 157 E in Salt Lake City on National Record Store Day, April 22, 2023.

Cowley: Get Off Campus and Explore

By Elle Cowley, Multimedia Managing Editor May 30, 2023

  Going from high school to college is a massive shift. For many students, it's their first time living away from home. For me, not only did I live away from my parents for the first time, but...

Owner of Sunset Coffee Shelby Coleman interacts with her customers while making their drinks in Sandy, Utah on April 21, 2023.

Barney: Finding the Right Cafe

By Sebastian Barney, Opinion Writer May 29, 2023

  Since 2020, I’ve been entrenched in the hobby of downhill longboarding. It's a great way to both relax and get exercise, especially in the summer. A ritualistic habit has emerged from this...

Display shelves in Vantage in Salt Lake City on April 15, 2023.

Van Wagenen: Protect the Planet … and Look Good Doing It

By Madeline Van Wagenen, Photographer May 26, 2023

  The second you walk into Vantage, you’re greeted with throwback tunes and a wide selection of vintage gear to peruse. Vintage t-shirts line the walls, with shelves and racks full of clothes....

Mark of the Beastro in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, April 27, 2023.

Lezaic: Mark of the Beastro, Devilishly Good

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Editor May 24, 2023

  In the words of former NBA player Charles Barkley, Salt Lake is indeed a “boring-ass city.” Although he received backlash from Utah’s most privileged and haughty citizens, I have to agree...

Fans in the mosh pit during Osees performance at the 2023 Kilby Block Party on May 13, 2023. (Courtesy of Robert Sagers)

Jarvis: Don’t Forget Etiquette at Music Festivals

By Caroline Jarvis, Opinion Writer May 23, 2023

  I went to this year’s Kilby Block Party music festival and had a fantastic time. However, I was disturbed by the way some concertgoers — especially tall, white men — casually disrespected...

Og-Woi Peoples Orchard & Garden in Salt Lake City on April 23, 2023.

Jarvis: The Og-woi People’s Orchard and Garden is for Healing

By Caroline Jarvis, Opinion Writer May 22, 2023

  By resisting commodification, gardening becomes an effective form of protest. And if gardening is a form of protest, guerilla gardening is even more so. Salt Lake City’s Og-woi People’s Orchard...

UTA TRAX passing through Fort Douglas station in Salt Lake City, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022.

Dunn: Public Transportation Needs More Support to Reach its Full Potential

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer May 17, 2023

  This past April, the Utah Transit Authority’s Frontrunner train celebrated its 15th birthday. The Frontrunner train runs from Ogden to Provo and provides bike storage and complimentary WiFi....

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