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Hinckley Institute Forums: Broadened Horizons, Transformative Experiences and Free Lunch

Hinckley Institute Forums: Broadened Horizons, Transformative Experiences and Free Lunch

October 24, 2019

The Hinckley Institute offers weekly forums for students, staff and community members to stay informed on current social issues and learn from interesting and successful public figures. A calendar of upcoming forums is here.   Pizza and Politics The Hinckley Institute holds approximately 100 a...

Don’t Know What’s Going on With the Impeachment Inquiry? Here’s a Brief Explainer.

Don’t Know What’s Going on With the Impeachment Inquiry? Here’s a Brief Explainer.

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

October 12, 2019

The Trump administration is rife with conflict by the Democratic House of Representatives after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an inquiry on Sept. 24 to conduct investigations from created committees to determine if seeking legal proceedings to impeach President Donald Trump are within their political...

Barron: Romney is No Renegade

Barron: Romney is No Renegade

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

September 23, 2019

In August, Senator Mitt Romney held a 60 minute town hall at Weber State University in Ogden, where he spent the majority of his speaking time avoiding controversial topics. When asked about federal gun control, Romney dodged the question in his distinctly banal fashion — stating that gun ownership ...

Chavez: Romney’s Teeter-totter on Trump Should Bounce Back Toward Impeachment

Chavez: Romney’s Teeter-totter on Trump Should Bounce Back Toward Impeachment

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

July 17, 2019

It’s very disappointing to watch a leader who once stood with so much conviction ⁠— specifically speaking out against someone they see as unsafe for our country ⁠— later walk back on those values for political gain. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney vocally criticized then-candidate Trump during the 2016 election....

An Inside Look at the Life of Author R. B. Scott

An Inside Look at the Life of Author R. B. Scott

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

April 16, 2019

  The Life of R. B. Scott Author Ronald B. Scott is a Salt Lake native. Raised in the valley as the oldest of eight, he found himself able to explore the city in different ways. Wandering home from school and piano lessons, what Scott refers to as, “the bright side of being unsupervised,...

Senate Candidate Jenny Wilson Sworn in as Mayor of Salt Lake County

Senate Candidate Jenny Wilson Sworn in as Mayor of Salt Lake County

By Katelyn Collett

February 12, 2019

  After Jenny Wilson suffered a disappointing defeat to Sen. Mitt Romney in the midterm elections, Rep. Ben McAdams celebrated a close win over incumbent Mia Love in Utah's 4th Congressional District. Now, Wilson is taking the charismatic McAdams' place as Salt Lake County mayor. The special vote that pla...

Barron: An Open Letter to Senator Mitt Romney on Public Lands

Barron: An Open Letter to Senator Mitt Romney on Public Lands

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

November 22, 2018

  Dear Senator-Elect Mitt Romney, Congratulations on your campaign win. I can only imagine the excitement, anxiety and pressure you must feel as you prepare for your first true debut in Washington. In your victory speech given to a jubilant crowd in Orem, you said, “I will work with good men...

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