News Clips for March 19, 2021

Five Black Utahns talk about artworks in ‘Black Refractions’ that hold personal meaning

The exhibit at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts is open until April 10.

Digital Art

How much are you willing to spend on art?

White Utahns get vaccinated at twice the rate of other communities. Will new access change that?

Inviting all adult Utahns to be immunized will help get vaccine to populations who have been “locked out,” doctor says.

Who Could Be In Line To Replace Krystkowiak As Utah Head Coach?

It's no secret that Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak wasn't a fan-favorite during the last couple of seasons at the helm.

UTAH’S HARD-WON BAIL REFORMS ARE IN JEOPARDY

State lawmakers curbed cash bail last year, but now they’re backtracking. Governor Spencer Cox could keep the reforms intact.

Here's why Utah doctors say it's important to get both doses of your coronavirus vaccine

As of Thursday, 714,049 Utahns have been vaccinated against COVID-19. But of those, only 394,004 are fully vaccinated.

Aerial mosquito spraying draws fire from Salt Lake City west-siders, birders and environmentalists

Critics worry plan to have an Air Force C-130 help in the effort could do more harm than good.

Tribune Editorial: All these new Utahns need a place to live, a way to get around and air to breathe

Housing, traffic and air quality are big problems, but easier to solve if addressed together.

What Seismologists Have Learned About The Wasatch Fault Since The Magna Earthquake

One year ago Thursday, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake with an epicenter near Magna rattled the Wasatch Front, and it is still revealing new information about the Wasatch Fault.

IN FOCUS Discussion: Combating Asian American hate

According to Stop AAPI Hate, 3,795 incidents of hate speech or behavior against Asian Americans were documented by their reporting center between March 2020 and February 2021. However, the number is likely an undercount as there are a number of challenges and barriers that keep some victims from coming forward and filing a report.

Colleges a ‘Juicy Target’ for Cyberextortion

Cybercriminals using ransomware increasingly focus on colleges and universities. What steps can institutions take to minimize their own risks -- and threats to the sector?