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Patience: History Needs a Rewrite

Patience: History Needs a Rewrite

By Alisa Patience

February 16, 2018

Though the acknowledgment of other races’ importance throughout history should be a regular, year-round concept, it unfortunately is not. So this February is once again a time dedicated to important black figures in American history. With this month comes arguments rooted in what’s supposed to...

Richards: Utah Mother Facing Deportation Should Be Granted Asylum

Richards: Utah Mother Facing Deportation Should Be Granted Asylum

By Connor Richards

February 6, 2018

Vicky Chavez, a Utah mother of two that fled Honduras to come to the United States in 2014, is facing deportation from federal officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In an interview with The Salt Lake Tribune, Chavez said she fled her hometown of San Pedro Sula to escape domestic abuse and sexual violence, as well death threats made towards her young daughter. According to Business Insider, the city of San Pedro Sula h...

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...

Patience: There Aren’t “Many Sides” When it Comes to White Supremacy

Patience: There Aren’t “Many Sides” When it Comes to White Supremacy

By Alisa Patience

September 7, 2017

I know it's hard to believe, but "Donald McRonald" has struck again, putting his enormous clown feet back into his mouth. During the KKK and Neo-Nazi gatherings in Charlottesville, Donald Trump addressed it by saying that there was violence on “many sides," as if the issue of racism is like a Dungeons...

Arrests of Non-Criminal Immigrants is a Human Rights Crisis

Arrests of Non-Criminal Immigrants is a Human Rights Crisis

By Connor Richards

May 31, 2017

In early April, a Utah woman identified by the pseudonym Isabel was deported to Columbia after more than 25 years of living in the United States. Isabel, who had been living in Draper with her 86-year-old mother and son with cerebral palsy and epilepsy, was accused of overstaying her temporary visa, according to a U...

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