Opinion

Trump’s Twitter attacks on the NFL show us he’s the one being “un-American”

Every Sunday, new stories and tweets appear offering updates on a protest that has caught the nation’s attention — players in the National Football League (NFL) silently kneeling during the National A...Read More

‘Whitelash’ after “Get Out” hits the screen

Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” captures a satirical view of what it means to be black in today’s America — but it’s received plenty of backlash from (white) folks who criticize it for disrupting the status ...Read More

New song, same Taylor: “Look What You Made Me Do” embodies revenge, victimhood and refusal to take blame

Taylor Swift’s new music video “Look What You Made Me Do” set a new record, reaching 43.2 million views in the first 24 hours it was posted to YouTube.Some loved it and a lot of people hated it.After ...Read More

Reflections on anxiety and depression during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Disclaimer: When it comes to mental health and mental illness, I believe it is critical to talk about these things, how they affect us and about how our loved ones can support us. Talking, writing, mu...Read More

Your handy guide to understanding The Forum

In an ever-changing media landscape marked by massive amounts of noise and fake news, it can be hard to know how to engage with news organizations — especially for those of us who may have never been ...Read More

Bridging cultural gaps with sparkling water

Olivia Wathne said she has always admired her mother, Kelly. From a young age, she said Kelly—who hasn’t sipped regular water since her twenties, long before Wathne was born—taught her to take pride i...Read More

What NOT to do your senior year

Hey, there. My name is Christian Anderson, and I’m worried.Why am I worried? Well, I’m a senior on the cusp of graduation. And I’m still finding myself.For many of us, this is the first time certainty...Read More

Utah only pretends to like the outdoors

Utah has a love-hate relationship with the outdoors and the outdoor industry. Government dollars go to organizations like Ski Utah, which promote tourism in the state. Yet simultaneously, Gov. Ga...Read More

In response to “Living outside Westminster’s ‘ski culture’”

On March 24, 2017 the forum posted an article titled “Living Outside Westminster’s ‘Ski Culture’.” This article seemed to state, that if you don’t ski or snowboard at Westminster, you don’t have an im...Read More

Utah: Where sports fandoms and politics meet

If House Speaker Greg Hughes isn’t going to pay back the state of Utah for the $203,000 he wasted, he should at least apologize for leading the first-ever state audit of a single athletic department.S...Read More

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