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Starr: The Utah Way of Ignorance and Disease

Starr: The Utah Way of Ignorance and Disease

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer

February 8, 2020

  Earlier this month, an HIV awareness campaign was brought to a standstill by Governor Herbert. “Suggestive” condom wrappers appeared to be the hardline that the Department of Health crossed in their efforts to promote better sexual health in the state. Recalling Utah-themed condoms is not ...

Crofts: Utah Should Take Care Of Its Homeless Before Resettling Refugees

Crofts: Utah Should Take Care Of Its Homeless Before Resettling Refugees

January 29, 2020

  One of the most underreported social crises is the national rise in homelessness. One might expect that the past decade of economic growth and record low unemployment would have brought a drop in the number of people experiencing homelessness, but that has not exactly been the case. The United...

Opposition to New Utah Tax Bill Starts Up a New Grassroots Movement

Opposition to New Utah Tax Bill Starts Up a New Grassroots Movement

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

January 18, 2020

  Local citizens are collecting signatures to get the recent tax reform bill on the ballot for the November 2020 election.  Krista Palmer, executive director of the Utah Tax Reform Coalition, said this would simply allow people to learn more about the bill and vote on whether or not they wa...

Starr: The Tumultuous Inland Port Protest Was Not ‘Domestic Terrorism’

Starr: The Tumultuous Inland Port Protest Was Not ‘Domestic Terrorism’

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer

August 1, 2019

  Earlier this month, protestors gathered to speak up against the controversial inland port, a future development project which would transform northwest Salt Lake City into a global import and export hub. The inland port would likely increase air and rail traffic through the state and is bein...

Petersen: The Conversion Therapy Debate Exposed Utah’s Troubled Relationship with LGBTQ People

Petersen: The Conversion Therapy Debate Exposed Utah’s Troubled Relationship with LGBTQ People

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

April 4, 2019

  When HB399, a bill banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors, was proposed in the 2019 Utah State Legislative Session, there was reason to be hopeful. In its original form, the bill won support from several key groups involved in the fight for equality, including the Human Rights Campaign,...

House Committee Shuts Down Healthy Utah Bill

House Committee Shuts Down Healthy Utah Bill

By Christine Kannapel

March 9, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] On Wednesday, SB 164, legislation for Healthy Utah, was shot down in the House Business and Labor Committee, meaning it won’t go the full Utah House for vote. TOP STORY: WOMEN ASSOCIATED WITH THE U MAKE HISTORY  Gov. Gary Herbert’s proposed Healthy Utah plan was meant to assist low-income Utahns with federal fun...

Gymnastics: Lothrop receives award for excellence

Gymnastics: Lothrop receives award for excellence

April 17, 2013

Corrie Lothrop ruptured her Achilles tendon Feb. 1 and has missed the remainder of the season, but that didn’t stop her from earning some accolades. Lothrop won the second annual Governor’s State of Sport award, honoring athletes and teams from all across Utah for their achievements. She was name...

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