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Money Given to State and Local Anti-Violence Programs in Utah. Photo credit: Alexandrea Bonilla

Violence in your hometown

Alexandrea Bonilla April 18, 2022

Gun violence numbers continue to rise every year, as does the money that goes toward preventing it. In an attempt to combat these rising numbers, federal and local governments have implemented anti-violence...

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Jennifer Greenlee March 1, 2021

Woodshop. English. Math. Firearm training. This is what high school students' class options might look like next semester if HB 258 passes the Utah House of Representatives and Senate and is signed...

Image by Aubree Eckhardt

Who or what to blame: mass shootings and video games

Landin Griffith September 4, 2019

On Aug. 31, a 36-year-old man killed seven people and left 22 wounded in a “drive-by shooting spree” in Odessa, Texas, with an assault rifle-style weapon, which marks the third high-casualty...

Haitian Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant, center, during his oath of office, at the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Sept. 17 2018. Haitis Lower Chamber of Deputies fired Prime Minister Ceant and his government Monday. (Jean Marc Herve Abelard/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS)

Do you know your news? March 21

Nic Muranaka March 20, 2019

1. Cyclone Idai hit what country on March 15, leaving an official death count of 84 and displacing upwards of 400,000 people? a. Kenya b. Mozambique c. Somalia 2. Which country just fired its governmental...

The cast of Black Panther during the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news? Jan. 31

Nic Muranaka January 31, 2019

1. Which 2020 Democratic president hopeful recently criticized tech giant corporations for sponsoring the LibertyCon conference in Washington because the conference included a session denying climate change?a....

The  U.S. flag is lowered to half-staff  at the White House on July 3, 2018 after President Donald Trump ordered it as a mark of solemn respect for the four journalists and a newspaper sales representative killed last week at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Md. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Why putting out a damn paper matters

Daryn Steed July 10, 2018

Just hours after five people were killed in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, the Gazette put out a statement: "We are putting out a damn paper tomorrow."They made good on their...

From top: Flintlock, AR-15 and TIKAD Drone, each potentially the deadliest weapon of its time.

An advanced proposal

Cole Eckhardt March 24, 2018

Banning the AR-15 is the last argument American’s should be having. America’s rifle isn’t overpowered; in fact, considering the Second Amendment’s historical context, the AR isn’t...

Clark Aposhian responds to questions provided by Leah Murray regarding gun control and The Second Amendment. Photo credit: Chloe Walker

Interpreting the Second Amendment

Ryan Marion February 28, 2018

A discussion on interpreting the Second Amendment was held on Feb. 21 at Weber State University. Experts discussed both sides of the issue and answered questions from students.Professor Leah Murray led...

Campus Violence Raises Issue of Concealed Carry

Campus Violence Raises Issue of Concealed Carry

Nathan Cragun December 2, 2015

October 1 started just like any other day in Roseburg, Oregon. At 10:38 a.m., however, gunfire was reported on the Umpqua Community College campus. Officers responded quickly, and 10 minutes later, the...

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