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Students Continue to Plea for Safety Measures after Brophy’s $6,000 Retirement Party

Students Continue to Plea for Safety Measures after Brophy’s $6,000 Retirement Party

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

January 28, 2020

  Dale Brophy, former police chief of the University of Utah Police Department, retired in October 2019 after four years of service to the department and 25 years overall in law enforcement. The announcement came after a controversial year as Lauren McCluskey was murdered on campus after severa...

Chavez: Utah Jails Replacing Visits With Video Calls Is An Inhumane Mistake

Chavez: Utah Jails Replacing Visits With Video Calls Is An Inhumane Mistake

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

November 26, 2019

In 2015, the Utah State Legislature passed legislation to create significant criminal justice reform. Governor Gary Herbert said their goal was “to reduce recidivism, maximize offenders success in becoming law-abiding citizens and provide judges with the tools they need to accomplish these goals. ...

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 ...

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,...

U Responds to Op-ed Published by Mother of Slain U student

U Responds to Op-ed Published by Mother of Slain U student

By Christina Giardinelli

January 9, 2019

  Jill McCluskey, the mother of slain Utah student Lauren McCluskey, published an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday calling for accountability of the individuals responsible for failing her daughter. During a press conference in December, University of Utah president Ruth Watkins ...

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