CAMPUS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAMPUS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter of the week: We must protect free speech on campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58532665-82/free-university-speech-talk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58532665-82/free-university-speech-talk.html.csp">Letter of the week: We must protect free speech on campus</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T17:13:24.189-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.” — Frederick Douglass Universities play an important role in fostering the free exchange of ideas, and therefore shoulder a special responsibility in standing up against violence and intimidation of those who express controversial viewpoints. On Oct. 14, the threat of violence led to the cancellation of a Utah State University campus talk by Anita Sarkeesian on the depiction of women...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58532665@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:13:24 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - October 15, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58527005-227/usu-guns-rally-utahstateuniversity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58527005-227/usu-guns-rally-utahstateuniversity.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - October 15, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T23:05:02.716-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 11:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune Asher Puriri, showing her support for Sarkeesian at the rally, said she believes that there is more misogyny and anti-feminist attitudes on campus than most realize. Utah State University students and faculty rallied in support of feminist writer Anita Sarkeesian, who was supposed to address the campus until an author of an email threatened bloody mayhem on the campus if she was allowed to speak, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 outside the Glen Taggart Student...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58527005@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:05:02 MDT Utah lawmaker: State colleges can’t limit guns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58525826-78/state-utah-guns-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58525826-78/state-utah-guns-law.html.csp">Utah lawmaker: State colleges can’t limit guns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Annie Knox</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T21:53:10.13-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A day after an embattled feminist media critic canceled a university lecture when she learned handguns would be allowed in the room despite death threats, a state lawmaker said he believes firearms should be even more prominent on Utah campuses. Rep. Curt Oda says he wants to reinforce Utah law allowing open carrying of guns at the state’s colleges and universities. Oda says he’s just asking for clarification of the existing concealed-weapons law — at the request of an unidentified institution ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58525826@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:53:10 MDT FBI hunts emailer who made death threat against USU speaker http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58524406-78/sarkeesian-usu-law-fbi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58524406-78/sarkeesian-usu-law-fbi.html.csp">FBI hunts emailer who made death threat against USU speaker</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T21:53:47.526-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A multi-law enforcement agency task force, including the FBI, was hunting Wednesday for the author of an email threatening bloody mayhem at Utah State University if feminist writer Anita Sarkeesian spoke on campus. Sarkeesian, nationally known for her criticism of how women are portrayed in popular video games, blamed her decision to cancel her 11:30 a.m. Wednesday appearance at the Taggart Student Center Auditorium in Logan on both the threat and a state law that allows conceal-carry permit ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524406@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:53:47 MDT Campus sex assaults: California approves landmark ‘yes means yes’ law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58467843-68/bill-california-consent-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58467843-68/bill-california-consent-sexual.html.csp">Campus sex assaults: California approves landmark ‘yes means yes’ law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T08:04:32.328-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 08:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sacramento, Calif. • Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports. State lawmakers last month approved Senate Bill 967 by Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, as states and universities across the U.S. are under pressure to change how they handle rape allegations. Campus sexual assault victims and women’s advocacy groups...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584678432014-09-29T08:04:32.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T08:04:32.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58467843@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:04:32 MDT Utah basketball: Utes seek more toughness in SEAL training http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58455264-89/team-seal-training-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58455264-89/team-seal-training-basketball.html.csp">Utah basketball: Utes seek more toughness in SEAL training</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T23:25:12.438-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah men’s basketball team had their new gear on: camo pants, shirts, and boots. They had just run to the pool on campus. So far, so good with this Navy SEAL training. Then, their instructors told them to jump. Hop right into that pool there. “We had all of our clothes on, weighing us down in the water,” junior guard Branyon Taylor said. “From that point on, nothing was easy. It was not a game at all.” The Utes spent last weekend living the lives of Navy SEAL recruits, or at least running th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455264@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:25:12 MDT Paul Rolly: BYU fans rise and shout about ‘indecent’ ticket promotion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58445965-90/byu-carl-sltrib-women.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58445965-90/byu-carl-sltrib-women.html.csp">Paul Rolly: BYU fans rise and shout about ‘indecent’ ticket promotion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T08:24:57.712-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perceptions of indecency in schools pertaining to homecoming-dance dresses or the attire worn by girls for yearbook pictures have pitted students, teachers, parents and administrators against one another and made front-page headlines. Now, there is a new target from mostly Mormon women upset about the explosion of indecent images of the female body and the exploitation of women for sexual gratification. That target? LDS Church-owned Brigham Young University. Cougar fans have protested on social...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58445965@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:24:57 MDT Wesleyan University orders fraternities to become coed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58442549-68/campus-fraternities-organizations-wesleyan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58442549-68/campus-fraternities-organizations-wesleyan.html.csp">Wesleyan University orders fraternities to become coed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAT EATON-ROBB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T14:11:02.751-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 02:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Middletown, Conn. • Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within the next three years. The move was announced in a letter to the university community from President Michael Roth and trustees Chairman Joshua Boger. It requires Greek organizations with houses on campus to have both male and female members and to have each gender “well represented” in their organizational leadership in order to quality for housing and the use of so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584425492014-09-22T14:11:02.751-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T14:11:02.751-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442549@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:11:02 MDT Texas basketball player Walker suspended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406427-77/walker-texas-assault-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406427-77/walker-texas-assault-campus.html.csp">Texas basketball player Walker suspended</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Texas guard Martez Walker was suspended indefinitely from all team activities Friday after he was charged with misdemeanor assault of a woman at a campus residence hall. According to campus police, authorities were called to the dorm Wednesday night, where the woman reported being assaulted by Walker, who she described as her boyfriend. She was taken to a hospital for treatment and a warrant was issued for Walker’s arrest on a charge of assault with injury/dating violence, a clas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584064272014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406427@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT Chucky Mullins’ mark on Mississippi still shows 25 years later http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378068-77/mullins-gaines-football-award.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378068-77/mullins-gaines-football-award.html.csp">Chucky Mullins’ mark on Mississippi still shows 25 years later</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BRANDT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:35.09-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The ritual hasn’t changed for more than two decades. Three times a year, Brad Gaines gets up early and makes the three-hour drive to Russellville, Alabama, to the gravesite of Chucky Mullins. It’s there that he reflects on their 18 precious months of friendship following an ill-fated collision on a football field in 1989. No one else goes with him. “It’s just he and I,” Gaines said. “It works for me. That’s what I do — it’s therapeutic.” It’s been nearly 25 years since Mullins, an Ole Miss defen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583780682014-09-05T23:22:35.09-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T23:22:35.09-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378068@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:35 MDT Letter: Stop sexual violence on campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319209-82/campus-sexual-violence-students.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319209-82/campus-sexual-violence-students.html.csp">Letter: Stop sexual violence on campus</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T16:12:02.701-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whether you are a student, a parent, a college faculty or staff member or a concerned member of the community like me, we all have a role to play in ending campus sexual violence. In a matter of days, students will be back on campus for another school year. We can’t wait any longer. What is happening on our campuses is unacceptable. Department of Justice statistics show that around 1 in 5 women are targets of attempted or completed sexual assault while they are college students, as well as about...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319209@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:12:02 MDT Health care at college: Can your teen manage? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301368-79/health-care-dehn-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301368-79/health-care-dehn-campus.html.csp">Health care at college: Can your teen manage?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEANNE ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T15:15:56.072-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 03:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lauren Davies had a desperate thought while stuck in traffic as she frantically drove upstate to reach her 19-year-old. “If I drive on the shoulder and a cop stops me, will he believe me when I tell him I think my daughter’s dying in a hospital?” The sophomore had fallen so ill from an out-of-control sinus infection that she was in a feverish stupor, unable to open her mouth, her face so swollen that a membrane was pressing on her brain after two rounds of antibiotics that didn’t work. Davies, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583013682014-08-22T15:15:56.072-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T15:15:56.072-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301368@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:15:56 MDT