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Pop-Cultured: The Expansive Experiments of Thom Yorke

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By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

November 17, 2019

Thom Yorke’s angelic voice blasted alongside experimental guitars and synthesizers for six straight hours. Our car shook from the music and from 40 mph winds as we crossed the Arizona-Nevada border. I had never listened to Radiohead’s music. You can usually tell who has and who hasn’t — if they do li...

College Sports Are Back. Let’s Enjoy Them

College Sports Are Back. Let's Enjoy Them

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

September 12, 2019

  Sports are emotional affairs. This is true for everyone involved. Players, coaches and even fans dedicate themselves to the team, to the game. This fact is often lost on those involved, but most importantly it becomes lost on the fans. Fans often become so involved in the games that they lose...

Sonnenberg: Declare Before It’s Too Late

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By Kristiane Sonnenberg

May 30, 2019

  For those of us who are far along in our majors, registration is a relatively simple process of identifying which gen-ed and major-specific courses we need to graduate, figuring out which classes we must take in a particular order and balancing our schedules. The process is much more compli...

Barron: Barbie #LooksLikeAnEngineer

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By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

April 23, 2019

  “And why should we believe Engineering Barbie?” He spit the words across the table as I concluded my presentation, recommending to me the use of a more expensive metal to manufacture a critical component in my product design. His remark solicited snickers from the room. Members of my te...

Barron: Undergraduate Research Programs Help U

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By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

April 22, 2019

  “Second place and $10,000 goes to…” The presenter paused, allowing the tension to build. A whopping 153 student businesses had applied for the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, and the top 20 teams were gathered in Lassonde Studio’s garage space for the final award ceremony. The pr...

Overfield: What is Holding Women Back From Coaching Male Sports?

University of Utah Softball team celebrate after a homer by sophomore infielder Ryley Ball (9) during an NCAA Softball game vs the BYU Cougars at Dumke Family Softball Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday April 18, 2018.

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By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

  When we watch our favorite sports on television, whether it's the Utah Jazz in the NBA, the San Francisco Giants in the MLB or the Pittsburgh Steelers from the NFL, there is one commonality between all of these games — there are no females present on the field or on the sidelines.   Alth...

Are Protests Productive?

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By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

January 27, 2019

In Defense of Public Protest By Josh Petersen Whether it’s colonists dumping tea in the Boston Harbor or Black Lives Matter protesters marching in the streets of Ferguson, protesting has always been an indelible part of American history. While public protest is one of the most well known forms ...

Kar: Want to Make the NFL Better? Take the Refs Out

University of Colorado junior inside linebacker Rick Gamboa (32) celebrates a recovered fumble before the call was overturned by the referee during an NCAA Football game vs. The University of Utah Utes at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017

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By Tony Kar

January 17, 2019

  In the National Football League (NFL), every game is umpired by a group of referees. They are all trained and well-prepared to make the correct calls in the correct situations since just one bad call could ruin a team's chances of winning a game. For the most part, the referees have done...

Petersen: Speculating Over Sexuality Only Adds to Toxic Masculinity

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By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

December 7, 2018

If you spend enough time on some of the trashier corners of gay Twitter gossip (I am, ahem, guilty), you have been privy to a shocking secret for some time now. You might have seen it in the hand movements, or the leg crossing, or in selfies analyzed with the zeal of an over-caffeinated English major....

Braden: Veterans Deserve Better Healthcare

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By Paul Braden

November 9, 2018

  While this country’s two major political parties appear to spiral in never-ending disagreement, there has always been a certain reverence regarding our military veterans. However, if the rhetoric on the right is to be believed, even this matter of accord is up for debate. Republicans seem...

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