News Clips for June 5, 2019

Battle Lines Drawn on a Student Loan Alternative

Senator Elizabeth Warren and congressional Democrats question Trump administration's plans to back income-share agreements -- and demand answers from colleges offering the financing, too.

University of Utah professor explains why people still love Lori Loughlin despite scandal

A University of Utah law professor weighs in on the Lori Loughlin scandal and why people can relate to it.

Live, Learn, Launch: How a Radical Live-Work Space Is Igniting Campus Innovation

Student engagement is key to energizing learning outcomes, and universities have been investing heavily in building multi-purpose spaces that provide opportunities for students to imagine, prototype, fail and retool their way to profound learning experiences.

Joe Bauman: NASA plans visit to a strange solar system object

What sort of solar system object hasn't undergone close inspection by spacecraft or humans?

2019’s Best Cities for Gamers

Gaming is serious business. Globally, it’s an over $130 billion industry. That’s unsurprising with the number of ways there are to enjoy video games in the present day, from consoles by Nintendo, PlayStation and Microsoft to gaming PCs and mobile devices to simply watching others stream on a platform like Twitch or YouTube. And professional esports are projected to have more viewers in total than all professional sports leagues except the NFL by 2021.

School of Public Health Receives $3.15 Million Grant to Enhance Mindfulness-based Smoking Cessation Treatment Using mHealth

Researchers in Georgia State University’s School of Public Health have been awarded a five-year, $3.15 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Cancer Institute to further develop and evaluate a text messaging program to help people quit smoking.

For White Men Out West, the New Plague Is Suicide

Movie lore has long depicted the West as a tough place to survive, and a story by Stephen Rodrick at Rolling Stone explores a relatively recent twist in why that remains true: Rising suicide rates. More specifically, rising suicide rates among isolated, white, middle-aged men.

2020 Lexus RX and RXL Will Be First Lexus Vehicles With Android Auto

Lexus is updating the iconic RX line and it will debut Android Auto for the company. The new Lexus RX change is coming with the 2020 model.

Pleasant Grove/Lindon Chamber of Commerce Board elects new chair, Provo ranks as top city for business majors, Stadler wins $119 million train-building contract

For Utah schools offering business administration and management degrees, University of Utah was ranked No. 2 in the state, followed by Utah State University and Westminster College.

Here are over 50 Utah farmers markets and fruit stands to help you create delicious summer meals

From Logan to St. George, the Beehive State has farmers markets and fruit stands were you can purchase locally grown and raised produce, fruit, meat, poultry and various crafts and specialty items.

Campus 'bias response systems' only encourage hypersensitivity and tattling

It’s confirmed: “Woke” students are abusing university bias reporting systems. These systems are intended to track genuine hate crimes and bias. But public records requests published by education watchdog the College Fix show that students can find offense in just about anything