Someone put up racist and anti-Semitic posters at WSU in places that violated school policy. The university took them down. That sparked a conversation on free speech.
“Destruction of evidence of a dark past reflects an admission of fear. Perhaps we fear we’re not strong enough to guarantee it doesn’t repeat,” writes D. Louise Brown.
“With his pardon of Joe Arpaio last week, Trump has signaled his eagerness to subvert the judiciary and the rule of law. If he can convince enough Americans to distrust the Fourth Estate, the media’s watchdog role will be rendered ineffective,” writes Don Porter.
“Citizens trusted expert mathematicians to predict the timing and path of the eclipse, even if few could replicate their work,” writes David Ferro. “With all the agreement in this country it is curious, then, that so much skepticism of science currently exists in America.”
A production company paid $67,500 to film a web series at Ogden High School. What should OHS do with its share of the money?
“In a family, violence has an impact that lasts for generations. Violence in society has a similar impact,” writes E. Kent Winward.
UTA buses are idling and polluting the air — and nobody seems capable of stopping it, writes Sam Zeveloff.
“It just seems that we’re venturing into a new level of crazy with a president and supporting cast – largely Republican, including lots of Utahns – who will try to explain away even the most outrageous and stupefying words and actions of our nation’s leader,”...
“Our freedom of speech is only valuable if we exercise it in all its capacities and call out those who would abuse that freedom to advocate violence and death,” writes E. Kent Winward.