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Distant view of visitors standing near the Great Salt Lake

Hazardous metals aren’t only in Great Salt Lake’s dust, they’re in the ecosystem too

Metals and chemicals dumped into Great Salt Lake's tributaries have been found in the lake's vital ecosystem.
View of north entrance to CT Building

Diversity in skilled labor is increasing. Disparities still exist, but the industry is making...

As more diverse tradespeople enter the job market, inclusion and equity become increasingly important components at technical schools and workplaces.
Man paddling a kayak across a lake

‘Embrace the salt’ — A kayaker’s quest to share up-close views of an ‘epic’...

Brian Footen aims to create Google Street View-style maps of the Great Salt Lake and other drought-stricken waters and shores across the West.
Sun-shaped Iosepa sign in front of playground

Pacific Islanders celebrate cultural heritage at Iosepa memorial

The Pacific Islander community celebrates their unique place in Utah history at the former Polynesian colony of Iosepa.
Luz Gamarra smiles during a college event

Utah Woman of the Year honoree mentors Salt Lake-area immigrants

Luz Gamarra, the lead academic adviser for humanities and ESL students at SLCC, earned USA Today's recognition for Woman of the Year in Utah.
Man with bicycle walking on dry portion of Great Salt Lake

N. Utah seeing its worst dust in a decade. Why the drying Great Salt...

An increase in dust storms and a massive source of dust pollution looms at the desiccated Great Salt Lake.
RadioActive KRCL graphic for May 2, 2022

Voices Amplified: May 2, 2022

The #VoicesAmplified team reviews their RadioActive takeovers on the final episode of the spring 2022 semester.
Group photo of students involved with the Black Menaces

BYU students spread racial awareness through viral TikTok videos

A group of Black students at Brigham Young University have amassed nearly 700,000 TikTok followers by asking their peers about race, gender, and sexuality.
RadioActive KRCL graphic for April 25, 2022

Voices Amplified: April 25, 2022

This #VoicesAmplified takeover includes conversations with Women of the World, SLCC Community Gardens and the LOVELOUD Festival.
RadioActive KRCL graphic for April 18, 2022

Voices Amplified: April 18, 2022

Student journalists explore the Great Salt Lake Collaborative on this episode of #VoicesAmplified.
RadioActive KRCL graphic for April 11, 2022

Voices Amplified: April 11, 2022

Rising journalists take over another episode of RadioActive for #VoicesAmplified, a collaboration between Salt Lake Community College, Amplify Utah and KRCL.
Protesters gather at the Utah State Capitol and wave flags

Salt Lake, SLCC communities protest to raise awareness for transgender issues

Salt Lake Community College students and local community members each held demonstrations in an effort to raise awareness for transgender issues and people.