University of Utah latest to cut ties with Papa John’s

first_imgAugust 3, 2018 /Sports News – Local University of Utah latest to cut ties with Papa John’s FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah says it has closed the Papa John’s in the campus food court as it joins a long list of institutions cutting ties with the pizza company after the founder used a racial slur.The university said Wednesday in a statement that the racial slur used by Papa John’s founder John Schnatter’s is in “direct opposition to our values.” The university says the Papa John’s was closed on July 20 and will be replaced by a new restaurant.Schnatter apologized for his comments made during a company conference call in May and stepped down as chairman but remains on the company’s board. He told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he should be back as the chain’s public face.The Utah Jazz ended its sponsorship agreement with Papa John’s on July 20. Tags: Papa John’s/Utah Utes Written by Associated Presslast_img read more

Tix Now On Sale to See Sally Field in The Glass Menagerie

first_imgSally Field(Photo: Brian Ach/Getty Images) Related Shows The Glass Menagerie Tickets are now available for the new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, led by Sally Field. The production will begin performances at the Golden Theatre on February 7, 2017 and officially open on March 9.Directed by Sam Gold, the cast will also include Joe Mantello, Finn Wittrock, Jim O’Connor and Madison Ferris.The Glass Menagerie, which follows a faded Southern belle and her two kids, premiered on Broadway in 1945 and has since been revived six times. The most recent revival, in 2013, featured Cherry Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Zachary Quinto and Brian J. Smith.center_img View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on May 21, 2017last_img read more