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Corner view of new SLCC Herriman Campus

Herriman Campus finally opens its doors with start of fall 2023 semester

The new Herriman Campus, which had been in planning for more than a decade, finally opened its doors on Aug. 22 to prospective SLCC and U. students living in the south end of the Salt Lake Valley.
Portrait of Joyce Wambuyi inside the AAB

Letter from SLCCSA: 2023–24 vision statement

SLCCSA President Joyce Wambuyi outlines the organization's priorities for the upcoming academic year.
Two boxes of Plan B among other leaflets and handouts

Bruins can now grab free Plan B through two on-campus centers

The Center for Health and Counseling and the Gender and Sexuality Student Resource Center are now offering free tablets of Plan B, the emergency contraceptive pill.
Portrait of Cyrus Safai

Finding your ‘chosen family’ through SLCC Clubs

Two former club presidents discuss how being part of a club improved their lives and reshaped their futures.
Black woman typing on a black and silver laptop with notebook and coffee mug resting on a table

Students use online classes to stay ahead at SLCC

SLCC faculty and staff say remote and hybrid learning options help students who need to work but still want an education.
Red and white "For Rent" sign standing in front yard of a residence

Rising rent costs put a strain on SLCC students

Rental prices continue to adversely affect Salt Lake Community College students, but other forms of financial assistance exist on campus.
Julie Murray and Lisa Petersen watching Camila Vega speak at a podium outside the Matheson Courthouse

Opposing parties present their cases regarding Utah’s abortion law injunction

Attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the state of Utah presented their arguments to the Utah Supreme Court regarding the preliminary injunction on the state's abortion trigger law, which bans all elective abortions except in cases of rape, incest or risk to the mother's health.
Contraceptive pills

Here’s what to know about Opill, the first over-the-counter contraceptive pill

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved Opill, the first over-the-counter birth control pill; Opill is expected to be available for purchase in early 2024.
SLCC Miller campus, free enterprise center

Bruins raise concerns over ‘dangerous’ attitudes toward queer folk after anti-LGBT postings

Several unauthorized flyers containing anti-LGBTQ rhetoric were posted at Miller campus during Pride Month.
Two rows of graduates sitting and listening to David Bokovoy speak at podium

23 students graduate from SLCC’s Prison Education Program

Salt Lake Community College held a commencement ceremony July 10 for the first graduates of the school's Prison Education Program.
Emmanuel Santa-Martinez teaching biology concept to two students

Dual language: An option for the Spanish-speaking community at SLCC

In a dual language course, students who are learning English can grasp key concepts without the additional burden of translating unfamiliar terms and definitions.
Left to right: Asma Bano, Jamilla Al-ani and Gachi Guet sit behind a table. Bano speaks into a microphone.

Hijab forum at SLCC seeks to inform, highlight religious diversity

As part of the college’s Muslim Heritage Month celebrations, a panel discussion on July 19 sought to break down the barriers and stigmas surrounding...