News Clips for November 18, 2020

Universities need to prepare student-athletes for non-athletic careers

In January 2015, Rashanda McCants and Devon Ramsay, former student-athletes at the University of North Carolina, sued their university for academic fraud and for not educating student-athletes to the level at which they were promised.

Top 50 Best Grad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2021

In normal times, top-tier entrepreneurship programs are focused on the fundamentals - teaching their students everything from budgeting to leadership. But in these unpredictable times, the schools are also serving as a touchpoint for their budding entrepreneurial communities.

Push Is On in US to Figure Out South Asians’ High Heart Risks

For years, Sharad Acharya’s frequent hikes in the mountains outside Denver would leave him short of breath. But a real wake-up call came three years ago when he suddenly struggled to breathe while walking through an airport.

Biden shouldn’t listen to Schumer and Warren on student loans

Proponents of forgiving billions of dollars in student loan debt have been heartened by Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election. On the eve of the Nov. 3 vote, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) told an interviewer that, if Biden won, he hoped the new president would adopt a proposal devised by Schumer and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) that would erase “the first $50,000 of debt.” Schumer added, “We believe that Joe Biden can do that with the pen as opposed to legislation.”

Republicans Gain An Expanded Majority On Salt Lake County Council. But What Does It Mean For Policy?

Republicans now hold a 6-3 majority on the Salt Lake County Council after Laurie Stringham unseated Democratic incumbent Councilmember-at-Large Shireen Ghorbhani.

Utah community leaders plead with residents to be ‘All In’ to stem disease spread

As Utah’s COVID-19 infection rate shows no sign of slowing down ahead of Thanksgiving, community and business leaders on Tuesday pleaded with residents to work to protect themselves and others by wearing masks and following other health guidelines.