National Parks: A Gift for Future Generations 

One of the nation's greatest treasure is not found in some museum, or stashed away in a vault, our greatest treasure resides in our National Parks. Every year, millions of people visit these national monuments so as to experience the grandeur that has captivated the public for generations. Yet how did our National Parks come …

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The Manhattan Project

Before World War II, federal research science was non-existent in this country. However, due to rapid advancements from the Nazi regime, many scientists from Europe grew concerned about the potential destruction that could be unleashed upon the rest of the world. One of these notable scientists, who fled Europe, was Albert Einstein. Another major contributor …

The Space Race

On July 20, 1969, mankind made history by taking the first steps on a celestial body different from our own planet. This moment was a crowning achievement for the United States space program, known as NASA. However, this moment was not possible without the sacrifice from those who lost their lives in the name of …

Gerrymandering

Elections are the very bedrock as to what defines a democracy. A chance for citizens to make a decision on who should represent them in making laws, confirming judges, and approving treaties among nations. Elections are won, and lost, based upon who votes for which candidate, and which political party, in a given election. Elected …

Nuclear Weapons: The Arms Race that Changed the World

In our quest for greater scientific achievements, we created a weapon so powerful that it could destroy mankind from the face of this planet. This is not a weapon that was grown in the lab, or designed to kill a few people, it was developed to demand unconditional surrender from the enemy. This weapon is …

Utah Senate Race

This year, Utah will be seeking to elect a new Senator to represent them in Congress. With 2018 set to be a game changer for both political parties, Utah could be one of the major Senate seats to decide the fate of Congress for the first term of President Trump. However, unfortunately for President Trump, …

The Human Genome Project

In 1953, Watson and Crick unveiled the secrets of DNA with their discovery of the double helix, a structure of two strands of genetic material wound together in a tight formation within our cells. DNA, the blueprint to what makes us, well us, was now a new chapter in the pursuit to unlock the secrets …