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'Remember The 43 Students' On Thursday's Access Utah

Dixie State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is bringing the “Remember the 43 Students” art installation to their campus. This installation commemorates the six people who were killed and the 43 students who were “disappeared” in a night of unspeakable political violence in Iguala, Guerrero state, Mexico on September 26, 2014.

John Gibler, a journalist based in Mexico City who has written extensively about Mexico, political violence, and this particular atrocity, will be in discussion with Vince Brown, the head of DSU‘s Institute of Politics on September 23 at 4 PM in the Gardner Ballroom on the Dixie State University campus. 

We’ll talk about this today with journalist John Gibler; Vince Brown, Director of the Dixie State University Institute of Politics; and Christopher Gonzalez, Director of the USU Latinx Cultural Center and Professor of English and Associate Dean in the USU College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.