Student Walkout At The U

This week we bring you coverage of the student walkout from January the 19th. The event was organized by the U’s Student for a Democratic Society to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump. The event was MC’d by Bryn Dayton. Speakers at the event include Christian Hartshorn of the SDS, Colin Green from the Student Clean Air Network, Theresa Nielson of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Juan Salazar from SOMOS and Shirley Reyes from the SDS.

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Students For A Democratic Society

This week on The Rostrum we interview Shirley Reyes and Bryn Dayton, members of the Students for a Democratic Society. The “SDS” is an activist group that was inspired by the civil rights movement and is concerned with equality, economic justice, peace, and participatory democracy. Currently, this group is working to make the University of Utah a sanctuary for undocumented students.

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Sexual Assault on Campus

The Rostrum sits down with Darrah Jones, Sexual Assault Support Advocate, to discuss the topic of sexual assault on college campuses, at the University of Utah and across the nation. We explore the information and context of rape and sexual assault and how, as students, we can combat rape culture and the violence it perpetuates.

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Sustainability Office

This week, The Rostrum interviewed Amy Wildermuth, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Sarah Lappe, Communications and Development Coordinator for the Sustainability Office. We discuss the history of the Sustainability Office, its successes on campus, plans to make University of Utah carbon-neutral by 2050, and how students can be more environmentally conscious and get involved.
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Pride Week on Campus

In celebration of Pride Week, The Rostrum had the opportunity to sit down with students and staff, Gabriella Blanchard, Kim Hackford-Peer, Lenny Liechty, and Andrew Hayes. Together we discuss the aim of Pride Week, the importance of the LGBT Resource Center, and their hopes for the future of queer folks on campus.

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