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U’s Asia Campus Leadership Consultants Host ‘Sex Week’

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Consultants Host ‘Sex Week’

By Mitch Shin

April 21, 2019

  Leadership consultants of the University of Utah Asia Campus hosted the event "Sex Week" from April 22 to April 26. “Sex Week” is an annual event for students to share their opinions about issues related to sexuality. Leadership consultants hosted a special session at "Cafe U," the student...

Sonnenberg: White Religious Conservatives and the Utah Pro-Life Movement

Sonnenberg: White Religious Conservatives and the Utah Pro-Life Movement

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

April 10, 2019

  The Utah March for Life was smaller than you’d expect. Utah has a reputation for its social conservatism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ stances on controversial topics often influence the opinions of its membership. The Church teaches that “elective abortion for pe...

A University Divided: ACME Session Calls Attention to Disparate Views on Abortion

A University Divided: ACME Session Calls Attention to Disparate Views on Abortion

By Connor Applegate

February 7, 2019

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) organized an open lecture and discussion on women’s reproductive rights in coordination with Salt Lake Public Library on Thursday evening, Jan. 24. The event was the latest in a series of sessions under the "Art. Community. Museum. Education." initiative...

House Bill 136 Proposes Tighter Abortion Laws in Utah

House Bill 136 Proposes Tighter Abortion Laws in Utah

By Amy Loret

February 7, 2019

  Rep. Cheryl Acton, R-West Jordan, filed a bill, 2019 House Bill 136, that would legally ban women in Utah from having abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy with some exceptions. If passed, Utah would have one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. “I’ve always been opposed t...

March for Life Utah Draws Hundreds of Utahns

March for Life Utah Draws Hundreds of Utahns

By Connor Applegate

January 28, 2019

  The State Capitol Building was filled with hundreds of pro-life marchers for the fourth annual March for Life Utah on the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 26. The event, organized by Pro-Life Utah, follows several other pro-life events from around the nation — most notably the National March for ...

U Student Group Hosts Women’s March on Utah 2019

U Student Group Hosts Women’s March on Utah 2019

By Jacqueline Mumford

January 20, 2019

  On Jan. 19, people from across the state of Utah met at Washington Square Park to participate in the 2019 Salt Lake City Women’s March on Utah. Women and their allies marched nearly a mile and a half from the park to the steps of the Utah State Capitol. The protestors were met with an ASL...

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