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Politics

H2H: Flag Burning, Righteous Indignation or Disrespectful Act?

H2H: Flag Burning, Righteous Indignation or Disrespectful Act?

November 29, 2016

Flag Burning Is the Ultimate Expression of Free Speech Connor Richards Following the shocking and unforgettable result of the 2016 presidential election, thousands throughout the country were moved...

Flag Burning is Unnecessary and Disrespectful

Flag Burning is Unnecessary and Disrespectful

November 29, 2016

Protests have been forming all over the country and the world, with people taking a stand against United States President-elect Donald Trump. Peaceful protests can be effective in facilitating change,...

Dont Give in to Fear, Respect Refugees

Don’t Give in to Fear, Respect Refugees

November 29, 2016

Since 2015, I have worked with refugees here in Salt Lake City. It has been one of the most rewarding causes I have been a part of. In November 2015, the tragic bombings occurred in Paris and the conversation...

By Pete Souza (Executive Office of the President of the United States) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Replacing Partisan Fear and Mistrust With Understanding and Unity

November 28, 2016

George Washington famously warned against the dangers of partisanship in the U.S. in his farewell address way back in 1796: “The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit...

Women Deserve More Seats at the Table

Women Deserve More Seats at the Table

By Kamryn Broschinsky November 28, 2016

A group of women elected to the United States Senate in 1992 inspired the “Year of the Woman.” But here we are a quarter of a century later and female political perspectives are few and far between...

The Nexus mural inside the University of Utahs Heritage Center November 22, 2016. Adam Fondren, The Utah Chronicle.

Art — The Most Valuable Form of Protest

November 28, 2016

Protests are rampant here in the United States. They’ve come in forms of marches, assemblies and flag burnings. But a picture is worth a thousand words. So is a dance, a movie, a song, a poem and a mural....

Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo by Gage Skidmore on Flickr

Chris Christie’s Salvation

November 15, 2016

Once considered the next Republican it-boy, Governor Chris Christie has certainly seen better days in his political career. Prior to announcing his bid for the presidency in 2015, the outspoken New Jersey...

Photo by Rich Girard on Flickr

Satire: Director Comey Displeases Republican Overlord

November 9, 2016

With an air of sullen regret, FBI Director James Comey announced on Sunday that, “Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton.”...

Trump to be 45th President, America is in Uncharted Waters

Trump to be 45th President, America is in Uncharted Waters

November 9, 2016

Waking up this morning will be a sobering experience for many.  Regardless of who you supported, the result of the 2016 election is unprecedented. Polls, political bloggers, betting markets. None of them...

Journalists Want President Trump

Journalists Want President Trump

November 7, 2016

Across the nation, millions of politically active citizens have cast their ballots early. Posted in front of coffee shops and food trucks like sentient gargoyles are dozens of volunteers, urgently pushing...