Debating green

A controversial topic was debated on Feb. 1 in the Ragan Theater. A handful of students had already arrived a half hour before the scheduled time for the debate to start, while others slowly, yet eagerly, shuffled in. As the audience grew, quiet whispers turned into loud jokes about how ironic it was that the […]

Asking wrong questions

Here in the opinions section we have recently seen articles dealing with gun control and allowing alcohol on campus, at first glance these issues may seem unrelated, but on second glance I think we can see we are really dealing with the same issue: collective rights versus individual rights. Some people want to go to […]

Examination of the “sacred” is always ethical

As I was wondering through the halls on campus I happed to notice a poster on the bulletin board that said “Is examination of the sacred ever ethical?” It was referencing the HBO series “Big Love” which is about a fictional Utah polygamist family that happened to air an episode depicting activities that occur in […]

‘Equality Utah’ Should Not Support Anti-Discrimination Laws

A Salt Lake City anti-discrimination ordinance carried little or no controversy until the possibility of homosexuals being protected was proposed. Equality Utah (a gay rights advocacy group) and others on the left are pushing for the proposal to include homosexuals, while conservatives such as Gov. Gary Herbert are refusing to call this a “protected class,” […]

‘Equality Utah’ Should Not Support Anti-Discrimination Laws

A Salt Lake City anti-discrimination ordinance carried little or no controversy until the possibility of homosexuals being protected was proposed. Equality Utah (a gay rights advocacy group) and others on the left are pushing for the proposal to include homosexuals, while conservatives such as Gov.