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Cushman: ‘Politically Correct’ Laws Take Substantive Steps Toward Equality

Cushman: ‘Politically Correct’ Laws Take Substantive Steps Toward Equality

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

January 18, 2020

  In November 2020, Utahns will have the opportunity to approve a state constitutional amendment that would remove slavery as an option for the punishment of a crime. The amendment proposed in Representative Sandra Hollins’ H.J.R. 8 may come across as an empty gesture or virtue signaling to ...

Utah Track and Field to Compete in Bronco Invitational

Utah Track and Field to Compete in Bronco Invitational

January 18, 2020

  The University of Utah Track and Field team will be competing in the Bronco Invitational Saturday, Jan. 18 in Boise, Idaho. The Utes will be looking to continue their promising early season run that has already included multiple record-breaking performances. The invitational is hosted by...

Cross Country and Track and Field Make History in 2020 Season

Cross Country and Track and Field Make History in 2020 Season

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer

January 16, 2020

  The University of Utah cross country team recently finished their best season in school history, placing highly in the Pac-12 Championships as well as nationally. Now, with the start of the track and field season, many of the same student athletes will compete in similar sports, and working...

Gilgal Sculpture Garden: Salt Lake’s Hidden Gem

Gilgal Sculpture Garden: Salt Lake’s Hidden Gem

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

January 14, 2020

Gilgal Sculpture Garden is nestled in a quiet, downtown neighborhood. A local treasure, this garden is unique to Salt Lake City. Unlike a traditional garden, this one is home to many eccentric sculptures. Most, if not all, of the sculptures have been inspired by stories and scriptures from the Book of Mo...

Cushman: Utah Has a Chance to Enact Term Limits and End Career Politicians

Cushman: Utah Has a Chance to Enact Term Limits and End Career Politicians

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

January 12, 2020

In the summer of 2019, the United Utah Party proposed a ballot initiative to reinstate term limits for Utah state legislators. My colleague Sheely Edwards criticized the proposal as “false advertising,” arguing that the initiative is not necessary in Utah, and its unintended consequences could s...

Starr: If Utah Was Truly Pro-Family, It Would Ratify the ERA

Starr: If Utah Was Truly Pro-Family, It Would Ratify the ERA

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer

January 12, 2020

As a state where far too many women endure serious challenges, including a large wage gap and little professional respect, it is critical that Utah ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in 2020. While the state’s culture is deeply attached to restrictive gender roles — the set of expectations of h...

No. 4 Red Rocks Roll to Victory at Best of Utah

No. 4 Red Rocks Roll to Victory at Best of Utah

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

January 12, 2020

  It was domination from start to finish for the No. 4 University of Utah Gymnastics team as they handled business in the Best of Utah meet, taking down three other teams from the state in dramatic fashion. In the inaugural showing of this event, the Red Rocks took on foe BYU, as well as Utah Sta...

No. 4 Red Rocks Set for Best of Utah Meet

No. 4 Red Rocks Set for Best of Utah Meet

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

  The No. 4 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team will make the short journey to the Maverik Center in West Valley City this week for the inaugural Rio Tinto Best of Utah meet. This meet will feature talent from four of the Division I teams in the state on a podium event. The event will...

Veterans Lead No. 5 Red Rocks over No. 12 Kentucky

Veterans Lead No. 5 Red Rocks over No. 12 Kentucky

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

January 3, 2020

  Lead by a stellar performance from senior Kim Tessen, the No. 5 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team took down No. 12 Kentucky 196.425-195.350. It was Tessen’s time to shine tonight as she scored a 9.90 or above on all three events she competed in the season opener for the team.  ...

No. 11 Utah Football’s Season Ends at the Hands of Texas

No. 11 Utah Football’s Season Ends at the Hands of Texas

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

January 1, 2020

  It was not the way that the No. 11 University of Utah Football (11-3, 8-1 Pac-12) team wanted to end the year as they lost the Alamo Bowl to Texas (8-5, 5-4 Big 12) 38–10.  The Longhorns dominated the game from start to finish, but the stat sheet doesn't show that. Utah had 254 total ya...

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