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Here’s what Biden’s SAVE plan means for Utah student loan borrowers

The Biden-Harris administration announced a new income-driven repayment plan called Saving on a Valuable Education, which will forgive nearly 4,000 student loans across Utah.
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The Fashion Institute arrives at South City campus

The SLCC Fashion Institute has finalized its relocation from Library Square to the northwest wing of the college's South City campus.
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The surprising pink color of Great Salt Lake’s northern portion explained

The pink appearance of the North Arm of the Great Salt Lake looks quite different from the typical blue-green water seen near the Marina.
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It’s all fun and games with SLCC esports

As the national popularity of esports continues to grow, a path to success now exists for gamers at Salt Lake Community College.
Hop Into College - July 28, 6-9 pm, West Valley Center

West Valley Center’s ‘Hop into College’ event returns July 28

Salt Lake Community College will host lowriders and other festivities during the free "Hop into College" event July 28 at its West Valley campus.
Twin brothers Joey, left, and Joseph Du Shane-Navanick pose in front of a land acknowledgement plaque

Two brothers work to promote diversity and Native American heritage at SLCC

Joseph and Joey Du Shane-Navanick, twin brothers from the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, have helped reshape the college experience for other Native American students at Salt Lake Community College.
A hand-painted sign on the entry door to the Pride Picnic reads, "Protect Trans Kids"

Push for ‘transgender’ court naming to continue despite roadblock at Pride picnic

The Gender and Sexuality Student Resource Center is collecting feedback about naming a South City Campus courtyard in support of the transgender community, after SLCC administration did not give final approval.
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‘People’s Great Salt Lake Summit’ seeks to push elected leaders to do more

Conservation groups, community leaders and members of the public will discuss issues facing the Great Salt Lake and potential solutions during a summit July 15 at the Miller Campus.
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Trans Sports Ball Day serves as a space for all to exercise, have fun

SLCC hosted Trans Sports Ball Day on June 26 to promote inclusivity in athletics for transgender students and athletes.
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Salt Lake City residents can now easily track their water use

The waterMAPS program enables Salt Lake City residents to track water use and is a useful tool in water conservation decision-making.
Muslim Heritage Month - Redwood Campus - July 6 to July 27, 2023

SLCC to celebrate Muslim Heritage Month for first time; 4 events set

Salt Lake Community College will recognize Muslim Heritage Month with four events spread throughout July — marking the first time the school has ever done so.
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Utah’s indie bookstores are leading the charge against school book bans

A large number of book titles targeted by state law feature people of color as well as LGBTQ+ themes and characters.