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From Arches to Zion, military members and their families can explore America’s national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests and other public lands without paying an entrance fee. Part of the America the Beautiful series, the free annual pass is available to U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, […]

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Those unfamiliar with Utah politics are still familiar with the cliche that ignorance is bliss. The most blissful aspect of that ignorance comes from lack of exposure to intense conservative dogma. The most recent example of this was found through Sen. Mike Lee. The World Health Organization was considering printing warning labels on the back […]

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Among all of the controversial topics right now, gay marriage is eclipsed by none. It has people divided the nation over, claiming dogma over personal choice, or individuality over social construction. This topic hit close to home with the recent ruling of gay marriage to be constitutional in Utah, which was promptly stifled by Gov. […]

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Wight advocates Dream Weber to Ben Lomond seniors

The statewide initiative Utah College Application Week is a pilot program among eight Utah high schools, aiming to give high school seniors from across the state the chance to complete one or more college applications. Weber State University President Charles Wight seized this opportunity to speak to seniors at Ben Lomond High School on Thursday. “Weber State is […]

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A task force of members of the Utah Legislature paid campus a visit on Tuesday. Meeting to talk about the future of education, the Legislative Task Force on Education in Utah was sponsored by the Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics. The representatives met for a discussion with Speaker Rebecca Lockhart, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, […]

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Just because every president since George Bush has admitted to smoking marijuana doesn’t mean you should blame pot for our country’s pitfalls. In fact, you should do the opposite. Marijuana could easily contribute to overcoming our economic crisis and provide quality medications for people in need. Benjamin Franklin, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and […]

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