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Christopherson: Children’s Sports Shouldn’t Play On Bad Air Days

Christopherson: Children’s Sports Shouldn’t Play On Bad Air Days

By Nain Christopherson, Opinion Writer

November 22, 2019

Everyone knows that Utah has terrible air. In 2017, the American Lung Association ranked Salt Lake City’s air quality “the sixth worst in the nation,” which will not surprise anyone who lives here. Pollution is as much a part of our lives and consciousness as the beautiful mountains or the state...

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

By Shaelyn Barber

April 25, 2018

I wanted to change the world. So at age 15, I journeyed across the globe to Cambodia, intent upon my desire to help the impoverished country. I didn’t know much about Cambodia, its people or its trials. All I knew was that people were suffering, and I wanted to do my part to make the world a better p...

Barber: Tourist Bartering is Exploitative

Barber: Tourist Bartering is Exploitative

By Shaelyn Barber

September 18, 2017

The energy of the market was intoxicating. Merely 15 years old at the time, I was astonished by the stark contrast between the typical United States grocery store and the buzzing Cambodian square. Stalls of food, cloth, souvenirs and cuts of meat were all squished together in a frenzy of controlled chaos....

Tourism Lecture Focuses on Sustainability

Tourism Lecture Focuses on Sustainability

September 22, 2014

  The Global Change and Sustainability Center will ask students today during its seminar if they would rather go to Kenya or Massachusetts next summer. Kelly Bricker, interim chair with the U’s College of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, will speak today on sustainable tourism and resources. Bricker researche...

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