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Photos: Thousands protest in Salt Lake City over death of George Floyd

Globe photographer Jared Stanger continues to follow anti-racism protests in Salt Lake City. Read his op-ed and view exclusive photos from the various demonstrations.
Utah CCJC help the homeless

Criminology club members assist the homeless

The Utah Criminology and Criminal Justice Consortium is doing its part to help the homeless in Salt Lake City. Get an update on Operation Rio Grande and what is happening downtown.
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Alternative ideas to Black Friday

The Occupy Wall Street movement and a high unemployment rate have changed the way people are thinking about consumerism. Many are leaving their banks...
SLICE members built community gardens to provide food for the hungry for one of their projects.

Program teaches skills for social change

SLICE offers service and leadership opportunities. Application deadline is March 29.
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How students are utilizing stimulus checks

As stimulus checks hit mailboxes, students had to weigh how they would utilize their funds.
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SLCC to recognize Juneteenth

The Salt Lake Community College Faculty Senate recently voted unanimously to recognize Juneteenth as an in-class holiday.
Man holds an e-cigarette

Utah’s ruling, repeal of emergency vaping statute

Several vaping-related lung illnesses have prompted emergency measures and legal challenges over the sale of flavored vaping products.

Orrin Hatch’s Senate seat up for grabs

Republican Mitt Romney and Democrat Jenny Wilson lead the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Orrin Hatch, who will vacate the seat after 41 years in office.

FDA says “no” to gays, American Red Cross blamed

When the American Red Cross took blood donations at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus recently, some students were left feeling like they had been turned...
Jenny Wilson

#SLCCvotes: 5 questions for Jenny Wilson

Learn more about current Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, the Democrat running for reelection.
Utah State Capitol at night

Utah election update: All 7 constitutional amendments expected to pass

Here’s where the seven amendments on the Utah ballot stand at the end of election night.
Utah State Capitol

How concealed carry without a permit affects public safety

House Bill 60, signed into Utah law Feb. 11, removes the need for a license to carry a concealed firearm.