Apr 23, 2024 - News

Fry Sauce: 🎓 Rainn Wilson's steep fee

Illustration of a person climbing "Fry Sauce" text made of rock.

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📚 "The Office" actor Rainn Wilson is getting $125,000 to speak at Weber State University's graduation. That's the highest commencement speaker fee at any public higher education institution in the state in a decade. (Salt Lake Tribune)

  • 70% of the speaker fee will be paid by a private donor — but the university is still on the hook for $37,500.

🗳️ Former U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) endorsed Stewart Peay, an attorney who previously chaired the Utah Republican Party, to fill Rep. John Curtis' seat in Congress. (Deseret News)

🏒 As Utah's new NHL franchise looks for a name, several trademark applications were anonymously submitted by the group last week.

  • Some include the Utah Yetis, Utah Blizzard, Utah Venom, Utah Fury, Utah HC and Utah Hockey Club. (KSL Sports)
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