Panelists unpack protests against confederate monuments

October 2, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Michelle Rivas It’s not a debate over history,  according to Paul Reeve, professor of history at the University of Utah. The statues are manifestations of a reassertion of white supremacy, he said. The Black Student Union and University College organized a panel where they talked about the controversy surrounding the statue of Robert […]

Don’t make assumptions because I’m different

November 12, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes I think it’s safe to say there’s no place in the world like Utah County. Having lived in Utah for seven years now, being different doesn’t faze me much anymore. And I am different, very different. As I pick up a Jamba Juice in the morning, scramble to find parking and hurry to my first […]

Your education might be your last hope

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 5 minutes I have a friend who was told by a prospective employer that she would not get the job because she is not a Mormon.   I have another friend who published an article examining her personal experience with racism in the course of her education. She got more than a few angry replies. One man […]