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The Takeaway Panelists Discuss Troubling Rates of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Utah

The Takeaway Panelists Discuss Troubling Rates of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Utah

By Miacel Spotted Elk

June 10, 2019

  On June 6, KUER hosted National Public Radio’s "The Takeaway" at the University of Utah's S.J. Quincy Law School. The live event featured a panel discussion about violence against women and two-spirit people in the American West. The panel included Democratic Representative Angela Romero,...

Petersen: Civility is Overrated. Someone Tell Democrats.

Petersen: Civility is Overrated. Someone Tell Democrats.

By Josh Petersen

January 14, 2019

  The midterm elections are over. Let the liberal infighting commence. With a majority in the House of Representatives and a presidential election on the horizon, Democrats must decide how to best confront President Trump. Meanwhile, as political divisions between Americans widen by the day,...

Petersen: Speculating Over Sexuality Only Adds to Toxic Masculinity

Petersen: Speculating Over Sexuality Only Adds to Toxic Masculinity

By Josh Petersen

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....

Jensen-Coon: Collaborating with Corporations for Change

Jensen-Coon: Collaborating with Corporations for Change

By Kelcy Jensen-

March 2, 2018

While sitting in my Infancy class listening to my professor lecture on postpartum depression she mentioned that there used to be a non-profit organization in Salt Lake City that helped new mothers with these struggles and educated the public on this issue. Sadly, she then informed us that the organization...

Ute Tribe in Southern Utah Struggles Against America’s Last Uranium Mill

Ute Tribe in Southern Utah Struggles Against America’s Last Uranium Mill

By Connor Richards

July 27, 2017

In the Southeastern corner of Utah, just off Highway 191, tucked tightly in the middle of San Juan County, there is a small community of between 250 and 300 Ute Indians known as the White Mesa Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. The area is quiet, there isn’t much around. The closest towns are Blanding, six...

When Privilege Protects Atrocity

When Privilege Protects Atrocity

By Connor Richards

June 29, 2017

Erik Hughes, a former bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was recently arrested by Mapleton police on June 21 on allegations of sexually abusing two young boys while serving as their bishop. The victims, now adults, both claim they were abused by Hughes on multiple occasions. ...

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