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Read about the latest news and events impacting the state of Utah.

Map of recent seismic activity near Magna, Utah

Aftershocks continue to rock Utah as ShakeOut approaches

More than 1,200 aftershocks have struck the Beehive State following a 5.7 magnitude earthquake March 18.
Storm trooper in front of Watchtower cafe

Watchtower Coffee and Comics moves into new digs

Watchtower Coffee and Comics set up shop one block west on Main Street before the coronavirus outbreak forced them to close.
Bernie Sanders at podium

Students sound off on 2020 Democratic primary

SLCC students share their thoughts on the Democratic primary as the coronavirus affects voting in several states.
Alarm clock sitting in a meadow

Utah may adopt permanent daylight saving time

The passage of Senate Bill 59 puts Utah one step closer to using Mountain Daylight Time on a permanent basis.
Facade scattered on ground in front of old building

5.7-magnitude earthquake rattles Salt Lake Valley

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake shook the Wasatch Front shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Bernie Sanders at podium

Utah Democrats favor Sanders

Super Tuesday led to some surprising results in the Utah Democratic primary.
Sea of red pleading lawmakers for funding

Utah teachers walk out, demand more funding

The Salt Lake Education Association organized the “Walk for Students” to demand more funding for schools.
Illustration of coronavirus

SLCC prepares for possible impacts of coronavirus

Here's the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and what SLCC is doing to prepare for the disease's potential impact on the college.
Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana with A.C. Cox

‘Exonerated Five’ members talk about growing up in prison

Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana discuss their incarcerations during SLCC’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Keynote.
Salt Lake City Police vehicle parked downtown

The complicated relationship between SLCPD and the homeless

The relationship between the homeless, activists, and police is often tenuous, but that isn't always the case.
Tents line a city sidewalk

Amid shelter closing, SLCC amps up support of basic needs

As homeless adapt to a new normal at the new resource centers, Salt Lake Community College evaluates how to best support its own homeless students and faculty.
David Bokovoy and Gina C. Alfred

Community Roundtable: SLCC’s prison education and reintegration program

Gina C. Alfred and David Bokovoy discuss the issues and initiatives surrounding the prison education program at Salt Lake Community College.