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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Social Issues

The Social Perks of Casual Vulgarity

The Social Perks of Casual Vulgarity

January 14, 2016

I grew up in a household where my dad swore like a chronically injured sailor who couldn’t afford to retire. On the other hand, my mom was anti- “crap,” “freaking” and whatever other pseudo swear...

Professional Sphere Needs to be Less Judgmental About Tattoos

Professional Sphere Needs to be Less Judgmental About Tattoos

January 14, 2016

The climate is shifting in favor of tattoos. Once a hobby seemingly limited to sailors, jailbird uncles and other corners of society traditionally labeled “untouchable” by the ink-free classes, tattoos...

Humans of New York promotes positive social change

“Humans of New York” promotes positive social change

January 11, 2016

Brandon Stanton developed “Humans of New York” in 2010. This photo journal began as a way to document the many people he met while living in New York City. The basis quickly transformed from a casual...

The Millennial Attitude Is Justified

The “Millennial Attitude” Is Justified

By Alisa Patience January 9, 2016

Millennials are those lucky individuals who were born between 1982-2004, as reported by The Washington Post. We’re known for having smartphones glued to our hands and not having our lives figured out....

LDS Churchs Stance on Children of Same-Sex Couples is Homophobic and Hypocritical

LDS Church’s Stance on Children of Same-Sex Couples is Homophobic and Hypocritical

November 6, 2015

Yesterday, Nov. 5, from the deepest, darkest cavity of LDS headquarters, where not even Christ himself can venture, came a pestilent, homophobic plot to alienate and embarrass the children of same-sex...

I Tried Going Without my Phone for an Entire Week

I Tried Going Without my Phone for an Entire Week

November 5, 2015

I’ve got a problem. I admit it. I know I’m susceptible, probably more than most, to the call of social media, email, and apps. I read a report recently that said adults check their phones, on average,...

Decline of Trick-or-Treating Suggests We Live in a Perpetual State of Terror

Decline of Trick-or-Treating Suggests We Live in a Perpetual State of Terror

November 5, 2015

Seven trick-or-treaters this year. Only seven trick-or-treaters spent their Halloween walking the dangerous streets of my predominantly white, Mormon neighborhood in Layton. I've noticed a gradual decrease...

Policing the Police, part 2

Policing the Police, part 2

July 23, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] (photo from inquisitr.com) Michael Wood, a former Marine and ex-Sergeant for the Baltimore PD, recently became a very public proponent for systematic police reform...

Caitlyn Jenner Deserved to Win the ESPYs Courage Award

Caitlyn Jenner Deserved to Win the ESPYs’ Courage Award

By Aaron Clark July 18, 2015

If you had not heard of the Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards (ESPYs) until last night, you can identify with the 6 million new viewers who tuned in this year. Part of the 250 percent increase...