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Barron: Students Need Academic Protection for Jury Service

Barron: Students Need Academic Protection for Jury Service

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

June 4, 2019

  As I listened intently to the pre-recorded message, I kept muttering, “21, 21, 21,” like a strung out gambler at a Vegas blackjack table. But instead of counting cards, I was counting jurors. If the Third District Court Clerk selected 21 jurors tonight instead of 40 — as she had for the p...

Scott: Millennials Deserve a Seat at the Table

Scott: Millennials Deserve a Seat at the Table

By Elise Scott, Opinion Editor

July 27, 2018

About a month ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shocked the nation, ousting the district’s incumbent Congressman Joe Crowley in the primary election for New York's 14th Congressional District. Crowley hadn’t faced an intra-party challenge in fourteen years, yet Ocasio-Cortez's win sent him packing...

Barney: Take a Tech Timeout

Barney: Take a Tech Timeout

By Autumn Barney

September 4, 2017

There’s no question that technology rules the world. Nowadays you can locate anyone, anytime, anywhere — which is extremely creepy. It does not, however, stop me from using my iPhone. I loved when there were no smartphones or iPads to track my every move. I didn’t know the difference back then,...

Millennials Don’t Fit “Me Me Me” Stereotypes

Millennials Don’t Fit “Me Me Me” Stereotypes

By Julianne Skrivan

February 3, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Selfish. Lazy. Technology-crazed. Those are just some of the adjectives people use to stereotype the millennial generation. RELATED: FIVE WAYS MILLENNIALS HAVE CHANGED THE U This age group, those born in the 1980s or later, have been labeled the “me, me, me generation,” but not all of the charac...

Millennials Use #SocialMedia to Complain, Talk About Celebs

Millennials Use #SocialMedia to Complain, Talk About Celebs

By Stefanie Arevalo

February 3, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   “TGIF cuz I’m so rdy 2 prty #rage #nosleep #youngwildandfree.” If you can understand that, you’re probably a millennial. This generation, generally those 25 years old or younger, is characterized by a growing interest in technology, particularly social m...

Long-Time Professors See Changes at the U

Long-Time Professors See Changes at the U

February 3, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Because most students spend just four to six years at the U, it’s difficult for them to see generational changes in the student body. But for long-time U professors, these changes are more apparent. Professors who have made the U their academic home have noted changes from increased technology ...

Five Ways Millennials Have Changed the U

Five Ways Millennials Have Changed the U

By Julianne Skrivan

February 3, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Life at the U today is different than it was in the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s. Radio has been replaced by flat-screen TVs, and fashion has changed from poodle skirts to short shorts. Academic report cards are no longer printed and sealed for pick-up but posted online...

Millennials Sometimes Mismanage Money

Millennials Sometimes Mismanage Money

By Taylor Almond

February 3, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Millennials are in a seemingly impossible financial crisis. Overcoming these circumstances seems impossible, but Matt Hulme, a junior at BYU, may have found a way out. Hulme recently launched a Kickstarter, a way to fund creative projects, for his brainchild “the foo...

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