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Politics

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....

The EPAs not perfect, but it has a purpose

The EPA’s not perfect, but it has a purpose

February 16, 2017

It might have been forgotten in the midst of the travel ban and all the other things going on, but the gag orders put on the EPA and the USDA are still significant. Barred from talking about environmental...

The Travel Ban is a Political Circus

The Travel Ban is a Political Circus

February 16, 2017

The travel ban is in a weird place. While it could be taken to the Supreme Court, if the Supreme Court were to tie (which is likely since it is missing a member), then the Ninth Circuit Court's ruling...

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Trump Era Lobbying

February 15, 2017

President Donald Trump is entirely predictable. Well, within the sense of what he watches. Operating like clockwork, Trump rises early each morning and tunes into MSNBC’s "Morning Joe." Hosted by...

Activists meet at the Reproductive Freedom Forum in the Glendale Library in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (Rishi Deka, Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Battle for Women’s Health Rights Isn’t Over

February 15, 2017

For a long time women’s health, and health in general, hasn’t been given the educated attention it deserves. Lately, there’s been a newfound understanding and recognition of things we now consider...