Beyond Campus

‘It’s been a godsend’: Outdoor patios, to-go beers are the new bar hopping

Before COVID-19 hit, Fisher Brewing Company in Salt Lake City based its business on community and social gatherings in the taproom or on the patio. Because the pandemic stopped people from gathering i...Read More

The Paint Mixer class safety, painting and drinking

Despite the lack of social events caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, local businesses in Salt Lake City are devising ways to keep companies afloat — while also providing a sense of normalcy to the...Read More

Weekend concerts keep Kilby Court afloat through pandemic with limited attendance

Kilby Court, a popular live music venue among Salt Lake City locals, began offering limited capacity shows in October 2020 to adapt to the demands of a live music venue during the ongoing COVID-19 pan...Read More

How Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb” poem will inspire future generations

National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman rose to the occasion in her Inauguration Day poem “The Hill We Climb,” offering words of hope that sought to fortify and unite a nation that has been divided...Read More

University of Utah begins Eccles Inclusion Week

On Feb. 1, 2021, the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah kicked off their third annual Eccles Inclusion week, shifting this year’s lectures into a virtual format. The series will...Read More

At Camp Last Hope, community protects unsheltered people

Posted to a wall underneath the I-15 overpass near 900 South, a banner reads “We are all related.” The sign oversees a mid-sized campus of unsheltered people on couches and lawn chairs, tents and teep...Read More

MLK Unsung Heroes: Westminster recognizes state epidemiologist Dr. Dunn as community leader

Among Westminster College’s 2021 MLK Unsung Hero Award recipients announced Thursday is Utah’s lead epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn, who quickly became the face of Utah’s pandemic response since March ...Read More

President Dobkin responds to violence, unrest in DC calling it ‘an attempt to subvert’ democracy

Westminster College President Beth Dobkin responded to the violent protest outside the U.S. Capitol Wednesday while Congress prepared to certify the presidential election, calling it “an attempt...Read More

Newly-opened Allen Park closes for winter due to safety reasons

Since opening to the public, the revived park has seen hundreds of visitors. The demands of winter maintenance led the city to close the park until spring.

A discussion with chair of Vermont’s Commission on Women

Part One Part Two In this podcast series, Forum contributor Riley Levine sits down with Lisa Senecal: Chair of the Vermont Commission on Women, co-founder of the Maren Group, host of Lincoln Project T...Read More