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Swanson: Trump’s War On The Press Feels Familiar

Swanson: Trump’s War On The Press Feels Familiar

By Gavin Swanson, Opinion Writer

November 13, 2019

For any normal politician, attacking important and established American institutions like Congress and the free press would be political suicide. Then again, Donald Trump isn’t like any other American politician. Sure, there are figures who push back and make less-than-flattering remarks about their...

Cushman: Trump’s Foreign Policy Demolishes U.S. Credibility

Cushman: Trump’s Foreign Policy Demolishes U.S. Credibility

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

November 9, 2019

Foreign policy is often a divisive issue no matter what political party someone is aligned with. The Trump Administration's recent decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, for example, was leveled with criticism from people across the political spectrum and each for many different reasons....

Crofts: In Trump I Trust

Crofts: In Trump I Trust

By Porter Crofts, Opinion Writer

November 7, 2019

For as long as I can remember, I have been a Republican. Believe it or not, I was raised in a conservative home in Los Angeles. Growing up in the liberal hub of Los Angeles, I was always surrounded by friends, family and teachers who pushed the ideals of the Democratic Party upon me and disparaged my...

Swanson: House Democrats Have One Shot at Impeachment. It’s Time They Committed.

Swanson: House Democrats Have One Shot at Impeachment. It’s Time They Committed.

By Gavin Swanson, Opinion Writer

October 16, 2019

This impeachment inquiry should’ve been launched on July 24. That is when special counsel Robert Mueller testified before the House of Representatives’ Intelligence and Judiciary committees regarding his report into Russian interference of the 2016 election and the president’s efforts to obst...

Cushman: Democratic Impeachment Efforts May Help Trump in 2020

Cushman: Democratic Impeachment Efforts May Help Trump in 2020

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

October 16, 2019

Amid the influx of news following the announcement by House Democrats of their impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, it can be hard to keep up with what is happening in American politics. Considering the ramifications of this controversial decision is even more challenging, especially as we move...

Rush: Privilege, Not Justice — The Freeing of Sholom Rubashkin (Part Two)

Rush: Privilege, Not Justice — The Freeing of Sholom Rubashkin (Part Two)

By Nicholas Rush

September 12, 2019

This article is part of a two-part series. Read the first part here.   Sholom Rubashkin, the owner of a Kosher meatpacking plant, was charged with the harboring of illegal immigrants, aiding and abetting document fraud and aggravated identity theft, among other charges, that resulted in a 2...

Oil and Gas Development is Open on Former Grand-Staircase Escalante Lands

Oil and Gas Development is Open on Former Grand-Staircase Escalante Lands

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

September 7, 2019

  Recently, the Bureau of Land Management has announced its plans for the former lands of the Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument. The area is open to development projects dedicated to oil, gas and mining. The monument was designated under the Antiquities Act in 1996, a proclamation und...

Letter to the Editor: President Trump’s Campus Free Speech Executive Order is Needed

Letter to the Editor: President Trump’s Campus Free Speech Executive Order is Needed

By Guest Opinion

August 26, 2019

Earlier this year, President Trump signed a free speech executive order calling colleges and universities to improve free speech on college campuses or risk losing federal funding. I am usually against executive orders — no matter who is the president — but I believe this one is needed. Unive...

Rush: Journalism Has a Glaring Lack of Philosophical Inquiry

Rush: Journalism Has a Glaring Lack of Philosophical Inquiry

By Nicholas Rush

July 4, 2019

  Ever wondered why the corporate press is so apathetic in their not-so-hot pursuit for the truth? Professor Emeritus of Language Reading and Culture at the University of Arizona, Kenneth Goodman, has. In 1989, Goodman penned an article titled “Issues in the Profession, Journalism and Philoso...

Utahns Fight to Protect Title X

Utahns Fight to Protect Title X

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

June 13, 2019

  From the beginning of President Trump’s administration, Trump has vowed to “defund Planned Parenthood.” Earlier this year, Trump and his administration began to make good on that promise announcing their proposed Gag Rule. On March 4, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) r...

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