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Pizza and Politics- Women’s Reproductive Rights

By Cami Mathews on April 25, 2018

in Political T-Birds

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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Pizza and Politics- Sexual Assault and Title IX

By Cami Mathews on March 26, 2018

in Political T-Birds

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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SUU Intern Passes Dark Skies Bill

By Miles Anderson on March 26, 2018

in Students, Political T-Birds

During Utah’s 2018 Legislative Session, Southern Utah University student MacKenzie Maness, a junior majoring in interdisciplinary studies, worked closely with Senator Evan Vickers to develop and pass a bill regarding the protection of dark skies.

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Pizza and Politics - Conspiracy Theories

By Miles Anderson on March 22, 2018

in Political T-Birds

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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2018 Utah Legislative Session: Adjourn Sine Die

With the words "Adjourn Sine Die" and a wrap of the gavel, the 2018 session of the Utah State Legislature came to its conclusion. Southern Utah University will receive a 2.5% labor market adjustment increase and 4.1 increase for health insurance rate increases.

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Pizza and Politics- Legalizing Marijuana

By Cami Mathews on March 08, 2018

in Political T-Birds

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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Pizza and Politics- Reconciling LGBTQ+ Rights and Religious Freedom

By Cami Mathews on March 06, 2018

in Political T-Birds

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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Pizza and Politics- Money in College Sports

By Cami Mathews on March 05, 2018

in Political T-Birds

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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2018 Utah Legislative Session: The Final Days

There are only four days left in the session and they promise to offer a wild ride. Though we did well in the appropriations process, things happen between then and now and we are anxiously await final budget decisions.

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2018 Utah Legislative Session: 9 Working Days Left

By Donna Law on February 26, 2018

in Faculty, Political T-Birds, SUU on the Hill

Nine working days are left in the 2018 Utah Legislative session. While we await what the budget may have in store specifically for us, we continue to watch bills relative to higher education. The Utah System of Higher Education team is watching 103 different bills that may have some impact on what we do at our various institutions. These bills are at various places in the process.

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