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Our Shot at Society

Our Shot at Society

Joshua Christensen, Journalist

March 25, 2019


Filed under Features, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Solutions Journalism

In 1972, a scientist with the National Institute of Mental Health named John C. Calhoun conducted an experiment called Universe 25. The purpose of the experiment was to discover what would happen to mice in an overpopulated environment. The findings were disturbing. To conduct the experiment, Mr....

The Hidden Power of Airline Security

The Hidden Power of Airline Security

Jayden Longhurst, Journalist

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Political Commentary, Recent Articles

Let’s put ourselves in the position of an American citizen during the cold war. The pressure is intense. As a nation, the United States has the responsibility of guarding itself from Josef Stalin and other U.S.S.R leaders. Leaders and citizens must tread lightly, but not allow themselves to be walked on...

The End of the Road

The End of the Road

Victoria Gruen, Journalist

January 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Literary Guild, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Short Fiction, Showcase, Vignette

The frigid November air dissipated as I stepped into my makeshift cottage. I took off my cloak. It was the only spot of color in the bare, bleak room. Looking around, I sighed. Everything that had happened in the past few years had finally caught up with me. Throughout history, it has always been the same....

Both Sides of Endorsements

Both Sides of Endorsements

Korbin Peterson and Dallin Lutes

December 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Opinion, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Senior Sentiments, Showcase, Student Life, The Presidency

This is where to go if you want to find all of the information on endorsements in one spot.

Defending Endorsements

Defending Endorsements

Dallin Lutes, Guest Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Student Life, The Presidency

“Endorsements, let’s take a moment to look at the dictionary definition: an act of giving one's public approval or support to someone or something. Recently, there have been many discussions about endorsements and how it is influencing popularity, favoritism, etc. While honestly, some of it may b...

Watergate, Federalism, and The Press

Watergate, Federalism, and The Press

Joshua Christensen, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Political Commentary, Recent Articles

Richard Nixon stated, "When the President does it, that means that it's not illegal”. Thanks to the investigative reporting of Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, whether or not that was true wasn’t up to Nixon, but to the people of the United States of America. Perhaps it's fitting that Richard Nixon...

News from November 4th to November 10th

News from November 4th to November 10th

Jayden Longhurst, Journalist

November 19, 2018


Filed under News, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Showcase, Uncategorized

People break into Amazing Grace after women collapses at rally. Thousand Oaks California is shaken as a shooting breaks out and then hours later a fire rips through the town causing massive destruction. Deadly flash flooding tears through Petra Jordan. Due to structural problems, a building...

Why Your Vote Matters

Why Your Vote Matters

Joshua Christensen, Editor In Chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Showcase, Solutions Journalism

Twenty-four years ago in the Wyoming House of Representatives election, Republican Randall Luthi and Independent Larry Call both finished the race with exactly 1,941 votes. After a recount that came up with the same number, the governor decided to break the tie in a rather unusual way. Pursuant to obscure...

Quantity Conquers Quality: How Endorsements Impact SBP Elections

Quantity Conquers Quality: How Endorsements Impact SBP Elections

Korbin Peterson, Editing/Publishing Team Leader

November 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Showcase, Solutions Journalism, Staff Picks, Student Life, The Presidency, Top Stories

But, unlike the memes, the consequences of these endorsements are far from laughable. In fact, endorsements threaten the integrity of our elections.

A Literal Clown Runs for Congress

A Literal Clown Runs for Congress

Tanner Hoyal, Journalist

April 29, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Political Commentary, Recent Articles

There are plenty of unofficial clowns in Congress, but did you know that a real circus performer is now running for a position in Washington DC? Meet Steve Lough, a former professional clown. Steve was born in South Carolina and ended up attending Dartmouth College and graduated with a degree in An...

Recap: Who is Allowed to Vote?

Recap: Who is Allowed to Vote?

Keslee Peterson, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Political Commentary, Recent Articles

It started with a question. Who is allowed to vote? This led to further questions. Who is the current student body? Who will the student body be next year? What does “representation” mean? Through a series of events - an email, an article, and a petition– more questions were raised. Should voting be ...

CNN is the Last Thing We Want in Our Gun Debate

CNN is the Last Thing We Want in Our Gun Debate

Isaac Harriman, Journalist

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Political Commentary, Recent Articles, Showcase

In the most recent tragedy involving gun violence, seventeen people were killed in the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting. The shooter whose name doesn’t merit mentioning was mentally ill, but that does not excuse him from committing such an atrocious crime. It was a horrid, disgusting evil. I ...

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