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Politics

What We Need In A Polarized Time: Local Participation

What We Need In A Polarized Time: Local Participation

March 9, 2017

It is no secret that America today is politically polarized after a divisive presidential election and many instances of party-line voting in congress. In such an environment, it may seem natural for some...

Caption Credit: Saturday Night Live

Blurring the Lines Between Reality and Satire

March 8, 2017

Saturday Night Live has always been a paradigm for cable television political satire. It seems that people often know more about the politically charged cold-opens than they do about the events on which...

The Us Eclipsed Brings Dark Stories into the Light

The U’s ‘Eclipsed’ Brings Dark Stories into the Light

By Haley Oliphant, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2017

'Eclipsed' by Danai Gurira made its Broadway debut in March of 2016. Now the University of Utah brings 'Eclipsed' to life in a performance on par with the professionals. The cast and crew elevate the performance...

Americas Infrastructure Needs Better Life Support

America’s Infrastructure Needs Better Life Support

March 3, 2017

America is not only one of the most advanced country on earth, it is also one of the largest — both geographically and in population. With that fact comes a responsibility. To keep everything flowing...

Get Informed Before You Share Your Opinion

Get Informed Before You Share Your Opinion

By Bailey Shelden, Opinion Writer February 28, 2017

In this current political climate, opinions are flying. Everyone seems to have opinions.  I have mine, and chances are my opinions are different than yours. And that is fine. I am not talking about being...

Unplug, Log Off –Taking a Break from the News

Unplug, Log Off –Taking a Break from the News

February 24, 2017

If you have logged on to social media lately you have probably seen a variety of topics such as #deleteuber or #proteststarbucks with a thousand different follow-up articles. Our feeds are cluttered with...

Intelligence Community Leaks

Intelligence Community Leaks

February 23, 2017

Imagine, Donald Trump has been in office for a single month, and his presidency has already faced numerous crises. Supported by only 14 cabinet-level nominees, with 515 left to be confirmed by the...

Invest in the Future of Space

Invest in the Future of Space

February 22, 2017

Since the end of the space race, exploration of the solar system has had trouble establishing itself as a national priority. Many are rightfully skeptical about space investment, preferring that we focus...

Utahns Love to Protest, Hate to Vote

Utahns Love to Protest, Hate to Vote

February 22, 2017

A lot has been said about Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s town hall meeting at Brighton High School on February 9. In case you missed it, thousands of Utahns gathered to raise objections with everything from...

Why We Protect the Environment

Why We Protect the Environment

February 22, 2017

In government, we rarely notice what’s going well. While corruption and inefficiency take the center stage in political discussions, tangible benefits of government programs are often harder to see....