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Letter to the editor: On the death of Tyre Nichols

Dr. Juone Kadiri, the vice president for Equity, Inclusion, and Transformation at Salt Lake Community College, addresses the SLCC community after Tyre Nichols was killed by Memphis police officers.
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Letter to the editor: Inclusive bathroom signage initiative continues with second pilot

Lindsay Simons and Timothy Davis from Salt Lake Community College's student association explain phase two of a new inclusive bathroom signage initiative.
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Letter from SLCCSA president: 2022-2023 vision statement

Lindsay Simons, president of the SLCC Student Association, addresses the priorities of the organization during her second term in an open letter to the campus community.
Sean Stetson poses for a picture with Iraqi children

Longtime listener, first-time voter

SLCC student and military veteran Sean Stetson explains his decision to become a registered voter at 34 years of age.
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Letter to the editor: Inclusive bathroom signage pilot program

SLCC student leaders ask for feedback regarding new gender-inclusive restroom signage.
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Reflecting on the death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins

Amie Schaeffer reflects on the unexpected death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins.
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Editorial: Democracy dies in darkness, and the Utah Legislature is dimming the lights

Jonny Tollestrup discusses Utah House Resolution 2 and the ramifications of limiting the press at the Utah State Capitol.
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Dirty words: Domestic violence; lifting the stigma

Tamra Rachol examines the stigma behind domestic violence.
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SLCC Student Council speaks on vaccine mandate exemptions

Read this letter from Danielle Higgs regarding the COVID-19 vaccine mandate that will take effect next semester.
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Let her light shine: A new era in campus safety

SLCCSA executive vice president Derrick Tuff writes an open letter to students regarding murdered University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey.
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Relating to imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome is such a common phenomenon, yet many don’t even realize they are experiencing it.
Portrait of Deneece G. Huftalin

Letter from the President: Welcome, Bruins!

SLCC President Deneece Huftalin welcomes students to the beginning of the 2021-22 school year.