The Leopard

Running For A Cause

Brandon Zaccone, Local Editor

April 27, 2016

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A lady who goes by Jacqueline Waldron was an outcast during a marathon wearing colorful Lycra leggings, nylon shorts and expensive running shoes as the gun fired to start the 21st annual Rex Lee Run for a Cure. Jacqueline said...

New Superintendent To Be Determined

Kathrin Stocks, Reporter

April 27, 2016

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McKell Withers has been the superintendent of Salt Lake City school district since 2003. At the end of June he will retire after being in this position for 13 years. Rhonda Carr, Alexa Cunningham, or Krish Mohip may take his position...

Still Time To Join Humanities!

Jadee Hill, Editor

April 13, 2016

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Among a variety of other goals, one of the main purposes of a high school education is to prepare students for life in college. Few classes prepare students better than the Clemente Humanities course offered here at East. By providing...

LEED Projects in Utah

Kathrin Stocks, Reporter

April 13, 2016

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In 2015 there were 31 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects in Utah. These project have bumped Utah to one of the top states in the nation in Green Building, to be specific Utah is ranked number...

Youth Suicides in Utah

Meya Smith, Reporter

April 13, 2016

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Utah has been reported to be included in the Suicide Belt. The belt is composed of the regions that have particularly high suicide rates in the Western United States. Health.utah.gov says that 37 youths every year are lost to...

Good News for London Skiers (And Utah’s Economy)

Brandon Zaccone, Local Editor

April 13, 2016

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Delta Air Lines has announced plans to offer nonstop flight from London's Heathrow Airport to Salt Lake International Airport three times a week during the next ski season. This announcement could mean a big boost for Utah's eco...

Lawsuit Against Utah Lawmakers, Too Little School Funding

Kathrin Stocks, Reporter

April 13, 2016

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The Alliance of a Better Utah has filed a lawsuit against Utah lawmakers, saying that the state's leaders have failed in their duty to properly fund the public education system. If you didn’t know, Utah’s school funding is...

Indigenous Peoples Day Failed to Pass

Meya Smith, Reporter

April 13, 2016

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Indigenous, meaning native, was what was planned to replace Columbus Day, making it Indigenous Peoples Day. It’s no secret that Columbus was not the first to be on American land. The Deseret News quotes Senator Jim Dabakis,...

No-Kill in Utah Humane Society

Meya Smith

February 9, 2016

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The Humane Society in Utah has been in business for 55 years and has reached their goal of practicing the No-Kill policy for cats and dogs. The No-Kill policy essentially means that all animals that are treatable will be saved,...

Is Your Car Safe on Utah Streets?

Brandon Zaccone

February 9, 2016

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A man was arrested after he apparently couldn't figure out how to drive the car he stole Monday. Elias Gunther Blas, 20, pulled a knife on a person demanding their car. Elias was at a North Salt Lake restaurant at about 5:30 p...

Utah and Veterans

Meya Smith, Reporter

January 26, 2016

Filed under Local

Let's run. The Nick E. Yengich Memorial and Grandma Gump 5K Fun Run has raised 7,000 dollars for Utah veterans through the Third District Court- based Veterans Treatment Court and the Outreach programs for homeless veterans ...

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