LDS press conference prompts hope for Utah nondiscrimination bill

By Madeleine Lewis

SALT LAKE CITY — The news that LDS Church leaders publicly endorsed nondiscrimination measures to protect LGBT people in employment and housing, had reverberations just blocks away on Utah’s Capitol Hill.

Sens. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George and Jim Debakis, D-Salt Lake C…

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Happy Chocolate Cake Day: 10 best chocolate cakes

We like to celebrate obscure holidays at The Universe, especially if they involve delicious and unhealthy treats. Google officially decreed that today is Chocolate Cake Day, and we plan to celebrate with gusto. Here are our favorite chocolate cakes from restaurants and stores around the country, alo…

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Cougar baseball team winds up for 2015 season

The Cougar baseball team is primed to bounce back in 2015.

With returning players like pitcher Kolton Mahoney, shortstop Tanner Chauncey and first baseman Dillon Robinson, this year’s baseball team has raised expectations following a disappointing 22–31 record last season.

Mahoney was draf…

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The Universe Weekly Hashtag: #NotSoSuperBowl

The Super Bowl is not just a football game. It’s the ultimate display of athletic prowess of the United States’ most popular sport, as well as a chance for companies to advertise their products in the most creative way possible. It’s a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate what i…

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