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SLC Hosts the UN for 68th Annual Civil Society Conference

SLC Hosts the UN for 68th Annual Civil Society Conference

By Angelyn Ramos

September 10, 2019

  For the past 50 years, the United Nations has not held conferences outside of its own headquarters. In the summer of 2018, the U.N. announced that they would be holding their first conference outside of New York in the summer of 2019. On Aug. 26-28, 2019, the 68th annual Civil Society Conference took place in Salt Lake City at th...

Edwards: For Those Frustrated with National Chaos, Local Politics is a Better Focus

Edwards: For Those Frustrated with National Chaos, Local Politics is a Better Focus

By Sheely Edwards

August 30, 2019

Last November, over 75% of all active, registered voters in Utah turned out to vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections. Tens of thousands of new voters were registered across the state, and hundreds of volunteers knocked on doors and made phone calls for the candidates they supported. The $11.4 million race between now-Congressma...

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

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

By Kennedie Starr

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...

Salt Lake Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues Unique to Residents

Salt Lake Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues Unique to Residents

By Miacel Spotted Elk

July 16, 2019

  Eight candidates appeared on June 26 on stage at the Salt Lake Public Library to highlight their vision and policies for Salt Lake if elected as mayor. After the filing deadline earlier in June, the official candidates for the Salt Lake City mayoral race include Jim Dabakis, Luz Escamilla...

Barber: Treatment of Hoberman Arch Displays Irresponsible Handling of Olympic Legacy

Barber: Treatment of Hoberman Arch Displays Irresponsible Handling of Olympic Legacy

By Shaelyn Barber

March 2, 2018

The geometric petals of the Hoberman Arch slowly begin to move. Glowing with vibrant gold, purple and sapphire hues, the structure’s central circle expands to reveal the medals stage. I was six when the Olympics came to Salt Lake City. My parents took me to see a parade downtown where they disp...

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