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Scott: Want to Reduce Online Hate Speech? Stop Spreading it From Your Own Account

Scott: Want to Reduce Online Hate Speech? Stop Spreading it From Your Own Account

By Elise Scott

September 11, 2019

I generally make it a point to not engage with hate groups online. While I believe it is vital to be aware of their movements and tactics, doing so does not necessitate adding to their follower count. Despite having no aversion toward discussions of hate speech and American ideological extremism, I try to...

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...

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...

Scott: Radicalized in Your Own Basement

Scott: Radicalized in Your Own Basement

By Elise Scott

September 12, 2018

Many people believe in at least one conspiracy theory. There are plenty to go around, from innocuous oddities to insensitive denials. The “conspiracy theory” is an amorphous term that covers the gamut of counter-culture beliefs. They preach that celebrities are killed and replaced by clones, that s...

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...

Richards: What I Saw at the Ben Shapiro Protest

Richards: What I Saw at the Ben Shapiro Protest

By Connor Richards

October 2, 2017

There have been mixed accounts of what happened at the University of Utah on the evening of September 27 at a protest outside conservative commentator Ben Shapiro's speech. It was reported by national outlets, including The Washington Post and New York Post, that two people were arrested following scuffle...

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...

Ag-Gag Ruling is a Moral Victory for Utah

Ag-Gag Ruling is a Moral Victory for Utah

By Connor Richards

July 14, 2017

Amy Meyer, a Utah resident and animal rights activist, had heard that struggling cows at a Draper slaughterhouse could be observed while standing from public property. So, Meyer took her cell phone and went to see for herself. What Meyer saw horrified her. On Feb. 8, 2013, upon reaching the slaughterh...

I Would’ve Protested Too: A Look At the Notre Dame Student Walkout

I Would’ve Protested Too: A Look At the Notre Dame Student Walkout

By Broderick Sterrett

May 31, 2017

On Sunday May 21, the University of Notre Dame said farewell to its 2017 graduating class. But before the commencement speech could start, some graduates took a stand and said farewell to the university. The reason the graduates stood and walked out of their own graduation ceremony: Vice President Mike P...

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