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Blood drive information

Help save lives with a blood donation

SLCC student Emmalie Rawlings and the American Red Cross will host a blood drive Tuesday at Miller Campus.
"Love shouldn't hurt" painted on woman's back

Domestic violence cases spike during pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an increase in domestic violence calls.
Group photo of Race Swami swimmers

Race Swami keeps minority swimmers’ dreams afloat

Race Swami offers swimming programs to youths in underserved communities.
A Boeing 737-800 painted with a moustache to promote Movember back in 2011.

Aim for Big Moustache On Campus this Movember

SLCC students are growing out their facial hair in order to raise awareness for various men's health issues, including cancer. Learn more about the Big Moustache on Campus competition.
Lauren McCluskey in 2014

Jill McCluskey addresses Utah Student Association to promote campus safety

Jill McCluskey, the mother of slain University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey, spoke to Utah college and university student body presidents over Zoom on Friday.
John Peters

John Peters of Interpretive Graphics: Small business fosters ‘creative freedom’

John Peters, CEO of Interpretive Graphics, credits the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program for helping him grow his business.
Luz Escamilla speaks from a podium

Why students should care about SLC mayoral election

Salt Lake City mayoral candidates Luz Escamilla and Erin Mendenhall have been discussing several issues that impact SLCC students.

Utah ballot propositions all projected to pass

Get a quick update on some of the statewide propositions and amendments on this year's ballot.

SLCC raises awareness of hunger and homelessness

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week starts Monday, Nov. 12. Students have the chance to give to the cause and learn about hunger, homelessness and poverty in Utah and around the world.
Maya Angelou slide on screen

Women Overcoming Obstacles honor Maya Angelou

Shero.us, an organization that honors extraordinary women, hosted an event to honor Dr. Maya Angelou on Wednesday, April 11. Illness kept Angelou from attending, but a roster of four guest speakers salvaged the event.
Key and handcuffs on top of fingerprint page

Utah Senate OKs bill limiting distribution of mug shots

Utah House Bill 228 would prohibit the release of a mug shot until the arrested individual has been convicted of their alleged crime.
Three laptops sitting on top of laptop boxes

SLCC’s prison education program pushes through COVID to continue growth

Although COVID-19 had a detrimental effect on the prison education program at Salt Lake Community College, dozens of incarcerated students continue to seek a brighter future.