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Daley: The LDS Church Should Be Careful Not to Abuse the Important Power it Holds in Utah

Daley: The LDS Church Should Be Careful Not to Abuse the Important Power it Holds in Utah

By Nathan Dalley

October 24, 2019

As a person who has lived in the state of Utah while being a part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a non-member, I have had personal experience with the flaws within the separation of church and state. Utah has a large ​religious majority​ and it is only fair that those views...

Rush: Freedom of the Press is Under Attack, and Trump is Not to Blame

Rush: Freedom of the Press is Under Attack, and Trump is Not to Blame

By Nicholas Rush

September 25, 2019

Centralization of media is antithetical to democratic principles. The concentration of power, influence and ownership erode what constitutes a democratic society. We have antitrust laws in the United States in order to ensure fair competition within the free market economy. Monopolies concentrate power, w...

Rush: Apathy Is the Antithesis of Liberty

Rush: Apathy Is the Antithesis of Liberty

By Nicholas Rush

June 9, 2019

  When most Americans hear the name Muammar Gaddafi, their usual reaction is to be repulsed, if they even recognize the name at all. Words like dictator, usurper and tyrant fill the lexicon regarding Gaddafi. Most Americans were slack-jawed when President Barack Obama announced in 2011 that he...

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...

Legal Panelists Focus on Free Speech Rights at Bennion Service House Dialogue

Legal Panelists Focus on Free Speech Rights at Bennion Service House Dialogue

By Miacel Spotted Elk

March 7, 2019

  Students gathered together at the Bennion Center's Service House located in the U's Officer's Circle this past Tuesday to learn about the topics of first amendment rights and the protections of free speech and hate speech. These topics apply to discussions surrounding recent news on the U’s campus...

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...

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