With Accessibility at its Heart, SLAC “Builds Back and Builds Better
Salt Lake Acting Company’s (SLAC) theater is housed in a 130-year-old former Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ward house, which both adds character and creates limitations in accessibility. Although making the building more accessible by installing an elevator to the Upstairs Theatre was a dream, the building’s age “always seemed like an excuse not to,” says Cynthia Fleming, SLAC’s Executive Artistic Director. However, through its partnerships with ASSIST Inc Community Design Center and cityhomeCOLLECTIVE, they used the pandemic-related shutdowns to “build back and build better” and make these dreams come true, Fleming says.
Less Than One Mile Across the Arizona Border Sits Utah’s “Adopted” Edge Of The World Brewery
The twin cities of Colorado City (Arizona) and Hildale (Utah) have been known as the home for The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS) and other fundamental-practicing Mormons for over a century. Even though their reputation is changing, this notoriety means many people may be shocked to learn that this area—dubbed “Short Creek”—is also home to a self-proclaimed “adopted Utah brewery” less than one mile across the Arizona border.
Former Westminster College student says Title IX system “failed” her, led her to transfer
Madison Mansfield thought the night her ex-boyfriend shattered her nose and attempted to strangle her would be the one of the worst experiences of her life.
But, she said, the ensuing months-long Title IX investigation at Westminster College — which fell far outside guidelines for resolving complaints from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) — may have come close.