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SlutWalk Planned Outside Marriott Library

SlutWalk Planned Outside Marriott Library

By Connor Richards

April 3, 2017

Through a course being offered by the University of Utah, a number of students have spent the semester planning and organizing action against sexual assault. On Tuesday, April 4, they will host a “SlutWalk” on campus to bring awareness to the issue as it relates to women. SlutWalks are part of a g...

The Women’s Leadership Summit Is Not Just for Women

The Women’s Leadership Summit Is Not Just for Women

By Broderick Sterrett

April 3, 2017

I was registered for a Women’s Leadership Summit run by women, for women and about women. I had a recurring thought during and after the event: we need more men. We need more male, transgender and nonbinary people to attend future Women’s Leadership Summits because the notion that this was solely...

Trump Administration Invokes States’ Rights On a Whim

Trump Administration Invokes States’ Rights On a Whim

By Sean Williams

March 31, 2017

When the Trump administration opted to rescind the Obama administration’s previous guideline on transgender bathroom policy, state power was a big justification. A letter released by the departments of Justice and Education evoked the need for community autonomy, noting that there “must be due r...

Rapists Should Face the Harshest Punishments

Rapists Should Face the Harshest Punishments

By Alisa Patience

March 29, 2017

People can do horrible or illegal things for honorable reasons. You can kill someone in self-defense, you can steal to feed your family, you can sell drugs to pay for college, or, as is the case with the U.S. Government, you can commit acts of terrorism by claiming you're trying to save a country from...

Death Penalty Needs to Be Enforced Consistently

Death Penalty Needs to Be Enforced Consistently

By Alisa Patience

March 22, 2017

Capital punishment is an extremely sensitive matter. The death penalty is given to those who commit treason, terrorism, espionage, murder, large-scale drug trafficking and attempting to kill a witness, juror or court officer. The death penalty needs to start being given consistently to people guilty...

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