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

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.
President Biden in the Oval Office

SLCC students react to beginning of Biden presidency

Salt Lake Community College students react to what President Joe Biden has done in the early weeks of his administration.
Cameron Dean cuts Alex's hair

Local barber takes to SLC streets to offer free haircuts

Cameron Dean offers free haircuts to Salt Lake City's homeless population.
Water fountains in Las Vegas

Las Vegas left high and dry by current water rights

Las Vegas is starting to run out of water and a new proposition could affect Utah's water source in the process of re-hydrating the city of lights.
From left to right: Emery Gallegos, Ben Gallegos, Allie Bullock, Sabrina Gallegos.

Utahns share why they have chosen polyamory over monogamy

More people are openly practicing polyamory, which can be described as the freedom to love multiple partners consensually.
Y Mountain shrouded in fog

Investigation puts spotlight on BYU’s LGBTQ policies

A recent federal investigation focused on potential Title IX violations at Brigham Young University and how the school disciplines queer students.
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.
Mini Maker Faire sign

Learn how to do-it-yourself at the Salt Lake Mini Maker Faire

Learn, see, do at the DIY Mini Maker Faire in Salt Lake City this Saturday.
Gov. Herbert signs SB 96

Revised Medicaid expansion bill signed into law

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed SB 96 into law last week, replacing the voter-approved Proposition 3.
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.