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Cushman: We Need to Talk About Alt-Right Radicalization of Young Women

Cushman: We Need to Talk About Alt-Right Radicalization of Young Women

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 15, 2022

  In 2008, white nationalist Richard Spencer coined the term “alt-right,” and in recent years, the discourse of it has become mainstream. It largely centers on the radicalization of young boys...

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Torres: Corporate Anti-Bias Training is Superficial

By Gaby Torres, Opinion Writer September 15, 2022

  In the past 20 years, movements like #MeToo and Black Lives Matter, as well as fights for rights like same-sex marriage and trans-inclusivity, have stirred people to demand social change. In...

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Lezaic: Gun Violence is a Symptom of White Supremacy and Capitalism

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer June 18, 2022

  Every day, we see reports of more mass shootings. Politicians offer thoughts and prayers with no action to back them up. Democrats and Republicans point fingers at each other as if their negligence...

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The Great Replacement Theory and its Connection to the Buffalo Shooting

By Vanessa Hudson, Assistant News Editor June 14, 2022

  On May 14, 2022, a shooter opened fire at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. Ten Black people were shot dead. One black person and two white people were wounded. The shooter’s manifesto...

Vlad Khaykin, National Director of Programs on Antisemitism for the Anti-Defamation League, delivers the keynote address on April 9, 2021 for the virtual U Remembers 2021 event hosted by the Us office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Vlad Khaykin ‘Breaks the Silence’ During 2021 U Remembers Keynote Address

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 15, 2021

  From April 5  to 9, the University of Utah hosted its annual U Remembers event, centered around this year’s theme: “Breaking the Silence.” U Remembers is put on by volunteers from the...

Police in riot gear surround and block in protesters in the streets of Salt Lake City on July 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reese: Sorry Conservatives, the First Amendment Doesn’t Care about Your Feelings Either

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer September 15, 2020

  In a recent cartoon for the Salt Lake Tribune, political cartoonist Pat Bagley called attention to the high number of white nationalists that occupy law enforcement roles in the United States....

The crowd at the Solidarity Rally against racism at Washington Square Park in Salt Lake City on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (Photo by Rishi Deka | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Christopherson: Utah Was Right to Cut Ties with Banjo – but Damien Patton’s Apology Raises Bigger Questions

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor May 6, 2020

  Last week, the state attorney general’s office, Intermountain Healthcare and the University of Utah suspended their contracts with Banjo — an artificial intelligence and surveillance company...

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Scott: Closing the Distance Between a Real and Fake Hate Symbol

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer October 18, 2019

Last month, the Anti-Defamation League registered the “OK” sign into its database of hate symbols. As the press release spread across social media, people bemoaned the state of the world, tainted by...

Puneet Singh and activist Takiyah Thompson at ASUU Diversity Board event, “United Against White Supremacy on April 5, 2019 (Photo by Miacel Spotted Elk | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Activist Talks About White Supremacy, Capitalism and Change on Campus

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer April 11, 2019

  On Friday April 5, ASUU’s Diversity Board held a public event called “United Against White Supremacy” at the Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library. The Q&A format event, featuring...

Identity Evropa held a banner reading, Stop the invasion, end immigration, above the Block U on Saturday, Feb. 9. (Photo courtesy of Patrick Casey)

White Nationalist Group Holds Anti-Immigration Banner Over Block U

By Christina Giardinelli February 15, 2019

  On Saturday afternoon, members of Identity Evropa (IE) — an organization categorized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as a hate group — were...

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