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Harry Styles attends the U.S. premiere of Dunkirk, held at the AMC Lincoln Square IMAX in New York City on July 18, 2017. (Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS)

Why a man wearing a dress actually isn’t the end of the world

Daryn Steed November 23, 2020

Navigating Twitter is currently like walking through a minefield. Sixteen days after the election was officially called, Donald Trump is still dangerously claiming victory; Chris Pratt is being picked...

This combination of pictures created on October 22 shows US President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22. (Brendan Smialowski and Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Biden and Trump’s possible paths to the presidency

Daryn Steed November 4, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are locked in a heated battle for the presidency.As of Nov. 4, both nominees have plausible paths to win office. Biden currently leads with 248 electoral...

Attorney General Sean Reyes, second from right, sits with other members of the Utah State Board of Canvassers (left to right, Treasurer David Damschen, Auditor John Dougall, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox and Elections Director Justin Lee) to certify the 2018 election. Reyes won re-election to his post today. (Photo by Ben Winslow, FOX 13 News via Tribune News Service)

Sean Reyes wins hotly contested race for attorney general

Daryn Steed November 4, 2020

After a close Republican primary election, Sean Reyes will hold onto his position as Utah Attorney General.Reyes defeated Democratic challenger Greg Skordas handily. With ballots still to be counted, Skordas...

The University of Utah displays signs for the VP Debate on Oct. 7. Photo credit: University of Utah

VP debate illuminates our administration’s failures

Daryn Steed October 12, 2020

In a rare occurrence for American politics, all eyes were on the vice presidential debate on Oct. 7. Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence took the stage at the University of Utah. Fifty-seven...

The University of Utah displays signs for the VP Debate on Oct. 7. Photo credit: University of Utah

Expectations face reality at the vice presidential debate

Daryn Steed October 7, 2020

When the University of Utah won the bid for the vice presidential debate in October of 2019, they envisioned grand ideas of ways to bring the community together. There would be watch parties, food...

Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence pay respects as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the Supreme Court building on Sept. 23, in Washington, D.C. (Alex Brandon/Pool/Sipa USA/tns) Photo credit: MCT Direct

Amy Coney Barrett will slam the doors RBG opened

Daryn Steed October 5, 2020

It’s 1948. Amy Coney Barrett is 18-years-old and venturing into post-high school education. For women, options are limited. She wants to be a lawyer, something her conservative father scoffs at....

Juneteenth shouldn’t be a Black holiday. It should be a national holiday.

Daryn Steed July 20, 2020

Galveston, Texas. June 19, 1865. Federal troops took control of the state to command that all enslaved people be freed. U.S. Gen. Gordon Granger stood on Texas soil and read General Order No. 3: “The...

WSU Criminal Justice Professor Scott Senjo resigns from his position after threatening tweets are exposed. (WSU).

One of our professors had to resign over Twitter threats. Now, we need to prove where we stand.

Daryn Steed June 3, 2020

Weber State University Criminal Justice Professor Scott Senjo resigned on June 3 after tweeting several threatening comments about protesters and making other derogatory posts and comments in the days...

Graduates wait for the ceremony to begin on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, May 21. Team Kirtland hosted a graduation ceremony for graduating seniors to honor their accomplishments amid COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ireland Summers)

What graduation looks like for a 2020 senior

Daryn Steed May 30, 2020

We have been grieving since March. We are grieving jobs and loved ones. We have lost vacation deposits and retirement savings. We have been without church meetings and sports games; we are grieving togetherness....

Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden in his West Wing Office at the White House, Jan. 10, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Biden tromps Sanders in key primary states

Daryn Steed March 11, 2020

On March 10, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faced off in the first head-to-head battle for the Democratic nomination.Biden emerged victorious, winning Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and Idaho. Sanders won...

Utah is one of the states that will be voting in the Democratic primary on March 3, which is known as Super Tuesday. (Photo from Flickr.com)

Candidates scramble as Super Tuesday approaches

Daryn Steed February 26, 2020

On March 3, Utah will have a voice in the Democratic primary for the first time. Our voters will choose between a highly-contested pool of candidates, one of whom will go on to face President Donald Trump...

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On-court glories and off-court stories: the legacy Kobe Bryant is leaving behind

Daryn Steed January 30, 2020

The first notification came in at 12:48 p.m., then four more in quick succession: “Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash.” My stomach dropped through the floor. I couldn’t read updates...

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