Sharing SLC: Could Catching a Lyft in SLC get Uber Hard?

Sharing SLC: Could Catching a Lyft in SLC get Uber...
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Ridesharing is a cool idea—taking the middle man out of scaring up a late-night weekend taxi opens up a lot of options for SLC’s night life. We haven’t seen very much action on bringing later service to our city’s otherwise robust public transit system, and many of us have endured the long waits and high fares that make taxis a less attractive option. … read more

SLC Stands with Ferguson!

SLC Stands with Ferguson!
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In the wake of the grand jury’s decision, the raw anger felt on account of this injustice has exploded back into the streets, and not just in Ferguson, but all over the United States. It is keenly felt in Utah, for a number of Utahns have also been on the receiving end of police violence. … read more

Salt Lake City Indicts the System: A Justice Rally for Eric Garner! 12.06

Salt Lake City Indicts the System: A Justice Rally for...
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The decision by a Staten Island, N.Y. grand jury to not indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo on his use of a chokehold that resulted in the death of Eric Garner has furthered the raw outrage that is already greatly felt across the nation. … read more

The Activist Corner: Solidarity, Blockades and Agitation

The Activist Corner: Solidarity, Blockades and Agitation
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The individuals that make up tonight’s cast are diverse characters who appear a bit disorganized. Among the groups I can identify are Black Bloc Anarchists and a guy holding a fishing pole with a doughnut dangling at the end. … read more

Covering the President: My Adventure at Journalism Space Camp

Covering the President: My Adventure at Journalism Space Camp
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“Call me right now. Right now. Right now,” pops up on my phone’s screen. The tone is alarmist, so I call my friend to find out what’s going on. She forwards me a White House press credential application and says that I should apply. … read more

Janet Mock: The Storyteller Who’s Writing History

Janet Mock: The Storyteller Who’s Writing History
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Janet Mock’s 2014 memoir, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, prompted a larger conversation about identity and how trans women can talk about their own experiences without fear. This June 4–7, Mock will be Grand Marshal at the Utah Pride Center’s 2015 Utah Pride Festival, where she will work with Utah’s LGBTQ community to further the conversation about inclusivity and authenticity.

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Rally at the Capitol: Stand with Planned Parenthood Official Press Conference

Rally at the Capitol: Stand with Planned Parenthood Official Press...
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On Tuesday, Aug. 24, Planned Parenthood advocates and supporters met at the capitol for an official press conference and rally as a response to Governor Gary Herbert’s Aug. 14 announcement. … read more

Stand For Queer Lives: An Interview with Adrian Romero

Stand For Queer Lives: An Interview with Adrian Romero
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In January of 2015, Adrian founded the group Stand for Queer Lives, a support and activist group dedicated to aiding the lives of LGBTQ+ people. … read more