How to stay safe during Halloween

Halloween is almost here and so is the time to let loose and forget about mid-term woes. However, scary good times can become a real nightmare if safety isn’t a concern. Here are a few tips and tricks on how to stay safe and have the most fun while doing so. Even though it is […]

Meet Utah Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Weinholtz

It’s easy to forget that Nov. 8, Utahns will be casting their vote for more than just our next president. The race for Utah’s next governor is well underway, with incumbent Republican governor Gary Herbert defending his position against Democratic challenger Mike Weinholtz. Weinholtz was a third-generation factory worker who worked full time while attending […]

Jesse ruins Halloween: Is Halloween too overrated?

Jesse ruins Halloween: Is Halloween too overrated?

The annual return of the spooktacular day of the year is drawing near. Halloween, the best holiday ever, as a child. I’m finding that as an adult, and maybe I’m too cynical, that this day is well past being overrated. Halloween is a day for children to enjoy, go trick-or-treating, dress up and have the […]

Jesse Ruins Columbus Day: The true American holiday…

Jesse Ruins Columbus Day: The true American holiday…

Columbus Day dawned on the good ‘ol United States of America today. As this day draws to an end, I can’t help but wonder how ridiculous it is that we still celebrate this sad excuse of a holiday. Columbus Day is not only petty, it’s actually sick (to me) that we still give it recognition. Don’t worry, […]

Jesse Ruins the MAWL: Ethical behavior in the bleachers

Jesse Ruins the MAWL: Ethical behavior in the bleachers

Monday, Sep. 26, UVU Women’s Soccer held an afternoon match at Clyde Field. During this match, a member from the MAWL was kicked out for heckling. Throughout the match, he continued to say sexist remarks to players and the referee till the ref. finally had enough. Like a trophy, the student/member later tweeted* out his […]

Trump the biggest benefactor of his new tax plan?

On Thursday, Sept. 15, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump released his latest vision of his tax plan, which includes substantial tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. Aspects of his plan include reducing the current seven tax brackets down to three, repealing the estate tax, lowering the tax rates for businesses from 35 percent to 15 […]

The Divided States of America

The United States of America seems to be anything but united, with many people believing that the country is more divided now than at any point since the Civil War. There are so many instances of divisive hate happening every day that it’s hard to keep track of everything that’s going on, but here’s a […]

Political correctness, trigger warnings and what to do about them

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines political correctness as “conforming to a belief that language and practices which could offend political sensibilities (as in matters of sex or race) should be eliminated.” defines trigger warnings as, “a stated warning that the content of a text, video, etc., may upset or offend some people, especially those who […]

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