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Dixie State University in Utah Reportedly Considering Name Change

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 3, 2020 at 1:00pm 7/3/2020 at 1:00pm

This school has come under pressure regarding its name before, but given the current climate, they will be much more likely to follow through on this.

The Associated Press reports, via St. George News:

Dixie State University to consider dropping ‘Dixie’ from its name

After years of res...

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U. Utah Medical Students Want School to Sever Ties With Police

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 11:30am 6/14/2020 at 11:30am

Similar efforts are underway at a handful of other schools. I expect we’ll see more of this.

Deseret News reports:

University of Utah medical students call for...

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University of Utah Online Town Hall Event Bashes Trump And Capitalism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc4l3Bj54Gc&t=316s
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 10:00am 4/29/2020 at 10:00am
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The event was promoted by the school’s Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Are you starting to see the bigger picture?

Campus Reform reportsreports:

U. Utah promotes capitalism-bashing event labeling Trump ‘awful, racist, disgusting’

The University of Utah Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion promoted an online town hall presentation on its website, which...

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U. Utah Students Object to Addition of Campus Police Office at Student Union

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:30am 2/29/2020 at 11:30am

The anti-police rhetoric here is breathtaking. Students object, claiming that police make them less safe.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports:

University of Utah students reject adding a campus police office to the student Union building

For more than two hours, they lined up to speak, passing the microphone around the packed university classroom where...

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Counselors at Brigham Young U. Offer Students Safe Space Over Racist Online Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 9:30am 2/16/2020 at 9:30am

Someone said mean, hateful things on the internet? How did this happen?

The College Fix reports:

Counselors at BYU offer a ‘safe space’ to those affected by anonymous ‘racist’ comments

The Counseling and Psychological Services at Brigham Young University yesterday offered a “safe space” to students and community members who were affected by “racist”...

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Trump’s team releases new plans for drilling, mining in Utah national monuments

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 6:00pm 2/8/2020 at 6:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall that among his many initial acts as president, Donald Trump shrank the size of Bears Ears and and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, releasing land that former President Obama designated as national monuments just before leaving office.

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U. Utah Uses ‘Pleasure Packs’ to Discreetly Send Condoms to Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/5/2020 at 12:00pm

Are students incapable of accessing condoms on their own, if needed?

The Salt Lake Tribune reports:

The University of Utah created ‘Pleasure Packs’ to discreetly mail condoms to...

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University of Utah Hires a ‘Chief Sustainability Officer’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 9:00am 12/24/2019 at 9:00am

So now, in addition to pointless diversity administrators, schools are going to have sustainability staffers?

The School sent out a press release on News Wise:

University of Utah announces new chief sustainability officer

University of Utah Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced Monday that Kerry Case has accepted an offer to...

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University of Utah Holds DACA Donut Party in Safe Space

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11:30am 12/7/2019 at 11:30am

This is pure left wing activism. It has nothing to do with the pursuit of scholarship or even campus fun.

Campus Reform reports:

University invites students to DACA donut party safe space, releases pro-illegal statement

Various entities within the University of Utah came out in full force in support of illegal immigrant students as...

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Utah Voters Don’t Like Romney’s Attitude Towards Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 11:00am 10/30/2019 at 11:00am
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Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) has become one of the loudest voices against President Donald Trump.

During town halls in Utah, Romney has asked voters if he’s too tough on Trump. About half of them say yes.

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University of Utah Holds Debate on Second Amendment Limits

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:00am 9/16/2019 at 10:00am

The main question was whether Second Amendment rights extend beyond the home.

Deseret News reports:

University of Utah deb...

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Prof Accused of ‘Hostile Learning Environment’ for Assigning too Many Male Authors

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 9:30am 6/1/2019 at 9:30am

The student used the school’s ‘bias reporting system’ to complain. That’s where this leads.

The College Fix reports:

Professor accused of ‘hostile learning environment’ for assigning male authors

A 22-year old female University of Utah student reported her business professor to campus administrators for, among other things, assigning too many historical texts written by...

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After forcing student to wash off Ash Wednesday cross, Utah teacher now on leave

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_SixZWb13s
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/9/2019 at 4:00pm
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Like millions of Catholics this past Wednesday, I attended Mass and began the season of Lent by having an ash cross marked on my forehead.

One student who also observed Ash Wednesday and went to school with an ash cross was forced to wash it off by a teacher, despite pleas from...

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Student Govt. at University of Utah Promotes Planned Parenthood

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 8:00am 1/28/2019 at 8:00am

To their credit, conservative students at the school spoke out about this.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov promotes Planned Parenthood. Then conservatives push back.

A photo shared online by the University of Utah’s student government displayed their president holding a Planned Parenthood sign.

The Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) posted a photo...

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Joe Biden Declines $100K Speaking Fee at University of Utah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSZDV1Gv8xk
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 10:00am 1/2/2019 at 10:00am
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Good for Joe. It’s not often you hear about a politician turning down a huge speaking fee.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports:

The University of Utah agreed to pay Joe...

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UPDATE: Democrat Ben McAdams Retakes Lead Over Rep. Mia Love

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 12:30pm 11/19/2018 at 12:30pm
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*UPDATE 11:56PM: Ben McAdams now leads by 739 votes.

*UPDATE 2:43PM: Love now has a lead of 1,516 votes over her Democrat challenger.

Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) has pulled ahead as officials continue to count votes for the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional District.

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Mia Love in tough reelection fight (#UT04)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzo
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7:15pm 10/30/2018 at 7:15pm
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We were the first website to pick up on the star potential of Ludmya “Mia” B. Love.

I remember calling her on her cell phone in early January 2012, before she received any national attention and before anyone thought she had a chance of winning the Republican nomination in Utah’s 4th...

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