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Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

By Justin Prather

August 21, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. In 1990, then-President George H.W. Bush signed the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act into law. Commonly known as the Clery Act, the legislation’s creation was the result of efforts by Constance and Howard Clery after their daughter, Jeanne, was sexually assaulted and murdered in her Lehigh University dorm room by another...

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

By Christopher Payne and Ray Gill

April 15, 2019

  We’ve come to expect a degree of controversy surrounding video games. As a newer, popular form of art and entertainment, they continue to provoke heavy analysis and even attacks over social media. The interactive element inherent in gaming brings up questions about what content is acceptabl...

The Honors College Praxis Labs Holds Interpersonal Violence Seminar

The Honors College Praxis Labs Holds Interpersonal Violence Seminar

By Nicholas Rush

April 3, 2019

  Praxis Labs, a program within the University of Utah's Honors College aimed at “drawing students from all disciplines to collaborate on innovative project-based solutions to pressing societal challenges.” The 2018-19 lab, "Family Violence Across the Life Course: Child, Partner and Elde...

Barron: Female Professors Facing Student Retaliation

Barron: Female Professors Facing Student Retaliation

By Morgan Barron

January 23, 2019

  As her safety on campus is not guaranteed, the professor in this article has asked for her name and identifying details to be withheld. This past semester, a professor who has taught for 25 years at the University of Utah was followed into her office by a male student who was upset with her...

Salt Lake City Has One of the Highest Cases of Violence Against Native American Women: Native Students at the U Believe it

Salt Lake City Has One of the Highest Cases of Violence Against Native American Women: Native Students at the U Believe it

By Miacel Spotted Elk

December 5, 2018

  In a report released by the Urban Indian Health Institute, Salt Lake City is one of the top 10 cities in the United States to hold one of the highest cases of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking towards Native American women. Female native students at the University of Utah say that...

Jensen-Coon: The Deeper Issue – Beyond Gun Control

Jensen-Coon: The Deeper Issue – Beyond Gun Control

By Kelcy Jensen-

March 12, 2018

Sex, drugs and rock-in-roll used to be what made parents anxious about sending their kids to public schools and out into the world. Now, parents' fears stem from society's inability to control violence. It would seem there has been a rise in school shootings and mass shootings in general. According to...

Richards: What I Saw at the Ben Shapiro Protest

Richards: What I Saw at the Ben Shapiro Protest

By Connor Richards

October 2, 2017

There have been mixed accounts of what happened at the University of Utah on the evening of September 27 at a protest outside conservative commentator Ben Shapiro's speech. It was reported by national outlets, including The Washington Post and New York Post, that two people were arrested following scuffle...

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