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The purple map proposed by the legislature. Photo credit: UIRC

Dividing the red, blue and you

Jennifer Greenlee November 10, 2021

Gerrymandering might be a buzzword you hear thrown around quite often in politics. The process behind the word "redistricting" is often overlooked, especially when it has happened behind closed doors for...

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...

The Utah Legislature is working on passing hundreds of bills to change Utah laws. (Sarah Earnshaw/The Signpost)

HB318 could spell nightmare for university presidential searches

Jennifer Greenlee February 22, 2021

The process for selecting a university president has always been clear, and it has been an open one for the past twenty years. A new bill currently in front of the Utah Legislature, HB318, aims to try...

What lies in the wake of the blue wave

What lies in the wake of the ‘blue wave’

Hannah Olsen November 15, 2018

Midterms, which are historically wave elections, often offer the party not currently in power a chance to regain some authority in Congress. This year’s midterm elections have come and gone. CNBC...

Viewpoint: Beehive State lengthens red tape for divorce

February 25, 2014

In 1994, Utah passed a law requiring divorcing couples to complete a class prior to making the divorce official. Now Republican Rep. Jim Nielson wants to take that law even further. If Nielson's law passes,...

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