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News Quiz 10/25

Tim Costello, News editor October 25, 2022

QUESTIONS 1. Lea Salonga is performing with the Tabernacle Choir this holiday season for their annual Christmas concert. What Disney Princesses did she provide the singing voice for? A. Belle and Ariel...

The now Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell voted to acquit Trump in the second impeachment trial, putting our democracy at risk. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Loyalty over democracy: the cowardice of the Republican Party

Rebecca Gonzales February 24, 2021

"However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends,” George Washington said in his farewell address, given Sept. 17, 1796, “they are likely in the course of time and things to...

The Operation Toussaint documentary film follows Tim Ballard in an undercover mission in Haiti to rescue sex trafficking victims. (Courtesy of Operation Underground Railroad)

Operation Underground Railroad working to take down human trafficking

Ally Nelson November 18, 2020

The human trafficking industry makes roughly $32 billion each year, according to Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes. The Polaris Project, the organization that handles the U.S. National Human Trafficking...

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...

The vice presidential campaign was held in Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus on Oct. 7. Photo credit: University of Utah

The conclusion of the first and only VP debate

Jennifer Greenlee October 7, 2020

In a much more civil affair than the previous presidential debate, the first and only vice presidential debate concluded at the University of Utah on Oct. 7 at 8:30 p.m.With Susan Page, Washington Bureau...

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

What does the U.S. Vice President even do?

Jennifer Greenlee October 7, 2020

With the vice presidential debate in the rearview mirror, many may be wondering what the role of vice president of the United States does in his, or now maybe her, time. Modern vice presidents are...

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

A national debate engages students at the campus level

Jennifer Greenlee October 7, 2020

Before the words “coronavirus” or “COVID-19” had even entered the daily vernacular, the University of Utah had been selected to host the vice presidential debate. Since the university...

Hydroxychloroquine was found in a recent study to have no benefits for COVID-19 patients. (Pixabay).

Do you know your news?

Jennifer Greenlee June 8, 2020

1. Which police department had 57 police officers resign from the emergency response team after two officers were suspended for pushing a 75-year-old protester to the ground?a. Sante Fe, New Mexicob. Buffalo,...

A Black Lives Matter protest takes place on the steps of the Ogden/Weber Municipal Building in Ogden, Utah on May 30. (Francia Benson).

Do you know your news? June 2

Marisa Nelson May 31, 2020

1.) This past week President Donald Trump tweeted about a new development that would take place locally in Ogden, Utah. His tweet referenced which project?a. A wallb. A bus servicec. A hospitald. A super...

This land is our land

This land is our land

Danya Gil July 22, 2019

On July 14, Donald Trump tweeted about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came.” While he did not...

Put your branding where your mouth is

Put your branding where your mouth is

Danya Gil June 24, 2019

Rainbow flag banners, a rainbow-hued trailer park and some of the most prominent Hollywood LGBT members set the scene for Taylor Swift’s latest music video, “You Need to Calm Down.” After...

Aunjanue Ellis and Ethan Herisse in the Netflix series "When They See Us." (Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix/TNS)

Yesterday’s biases, today’s convictions

Danya Gil June 3, 2019

Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam and Korey Wise — dubbed the Central Park Five — falsely confessed to the rape and assault of a jogger after being coerced, intimidated...

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