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Letter to the Editor: President Trump’s Campus Free Speech Executive Order is Needed

Letter to the Editor: President Trump’s Campus Free Speech Executive Order is Needed

By Guest Opinion

August 26, 2019

Earlier this year, President Trump signed a free speech executive order calling colleges and universities to improve free speech on college campuses or risk losing federal funding. I am usually against executive orders — no matter who is the president — but I believe this one is needed. Unive...

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

By Christopher Payne and Ray Gill

April 15, 2019

  We’ve come to expect a degree of controversy surrounding video games. As a newer, popular form of art and entertainment, they continue to provoke heavy analysis and even attacks over social media. The interactive element inherent in gaming brings up questions about what content is acceptabl...

Utah Legislators to Propose Bill Restricting Change of Gender at Birth

Utah Legislators to Propose Bill Restricting Change of Gender at Birth

By Katelyn Collett

January 30, 2019

  The Utah Legislature general session for 2019 is set to begin this month. Among the bills to be proposed, there will be one that has already sparked debate. The bill is known as H.B. 153 or the Utah Vital Statistics Act Amendments. Among other definitions, it will define gender and the way ...

Barber: It’s Not About Free Speech, It’s About Respect

Barber: It’s Not About Free Speech, It’s About Respect

By Shaelyn Barber

February 18, 2018

Political correctness is not about free speech, it is about respect. Tensions have been rising between those who argue for political correctness and those who decry it in the name of free speech. Arguments, anger, protests and counter-protests rage on, each side arguing vehemently for their point...

H2H: How Should the U Respond to Planned Ben Shapiro Event

H2H: How Should the U Respond to Planned Ben Shapiro Event

By Nicholas Coleman and Connor Richards

September 19, 2017

The U Should Protect Free Speech Nicholas Coleman The nation is focused on the University of Utah, as Ben Shapiro will soon appear on campus. Hosted by the University’s Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Chapter, Shapiro’s upcoming appearance has already affected discourse on campus. Those who ordin...

Patience: Travel Ban is Hypocritical

Patience: Travel Ban is Hypocritical

By Alisa Patience

September 18, 2017

One of President Donald Trumpís biggest platforms while running for president was his foreign policies and intentions for immigrants. However, Trumpís travel ban and views on immigration are hypocritical and unconstitutional. America was formed by immigrants. The only reason we get to decide who...

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