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Christopherson: Mike Lee Made a Good Point. He Still Shouldn’t Be Reelected.

Christopherson: Mike Lee Made a Good Point. He Still Shouldn’t Be Reelected.

By Nain Christopherson, Opinion Writer

January 22, 2020

  In a time when nearly every Republican in Congress appears to have thrown their morals out the window in favor of blind loyalty to Donald Trump, the bar for political courage is extremely low. That might be why so many people are so pleased with Senator Mike Lee. Lee lashed out at the Trump Administratio...

Students for Bernie Pushing Forward During Democratic Primary

Students for Bernie Pushing Forward During Democratic Primary

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

December 23, 2019

  There are 15 candidates left in the 2020 democratic primary for the presidential race, with four clear frontrunners — Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg — and only a handful of months until the democratic candidate is decided. These campaigns stretch across ...

Swanson: Biden’s Viability is Unsustainable. Democrats Ought to Jump Ship

Swanson: Biden’s Viability is Unsustainable. Democrats Ought to Jump Ship

By Gavin Swanson, Opinion Writer

October 21, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden entered the 2020 presidential race at the front of the pack. He was leading the polls even before officially throwing his hat into the ring. On April 25, the day he declared, he was polling at 29.3% and six points ahead of the active front runner at the time — Vermon...

Chavez: You Are More Than the Money You Make

Chavez: You Are More Than the Money You Make

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

September 10, 2019

It's fair to assume that most college students are in college because they hope to better their lives in some way. Curiosity and a general thirst for knowledge fuel many, but the goal of being successful is almost constant. There's plenty of debate over what constitutes success and it is very common to hea...

Chavez: Consider the Contributing Factors to Criminal Behavior

Chavez: Consider the Contributing Factors to Criminal Behavior

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

September 7, 2019

The American criminal justice system needs a complete overhaul, as does negative societal attitudes towards people who commit crime and the stigmatizing language used to describe them. Whether it is used consciously or subconsciously, language can cause damage and dehumanization.  The word "criminal" is stigmatizing, isolat...

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

June 4, 2019

  It’s small, on the fourth floor in the Union and shrouded in boxes of Huggies. A quote on the wall by late anthropologist George Dorsey reads “Play is the beginning of knowledge.” This is the University of Utah’s Center for Child Care and Family Resources, tasked with overseeing multiple...

The U Bids On Hosting a 2020 Presidential and VP Debate

The U Bids On Hosting a 2020 Presidential and VP Debate

By Nicholas Rush

March 28, 2019

  Imagine President Donald Trump’s voice bellowing throughout the Huntsman Center, bulky cameras and “we are live” red lights abound. That could very well be the case if the University of Utah wins the bid to host one of four Presidential and Vice Presidential debates in 2020. The U, in t...

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