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Salt Lake City Council 2017 Elections Guide

Salt Lake City Council 2017 Elections Guide

By Abrielle Fulwider

November 1, 2017

As Election Day approaches, the Salt Lake City Council candidates are rounding out their campaigns. Citizens can vote for their district’s candidate in the municipal election on Nov. 7. City Council members hold office for four year terms. There are seven districts in the city, which are split in half...

Environmental Activist Vandana Shiva Speaks at the U

Environmental Activist Vandana Shiva Speaks at the U

By Abrielle Fulwider

October 22, 2017

Environmental activist Vandana Shiva spoke at Libby Gardner Hall at the University of Utah on Friday night, addressing topics including sustainable farming practices, her opinion on genetically modified foods and why she believes humans must work together to protect the earth. Shiva is a scholar and...

Meet This Year’s Homecoming Court

Meet This Year’s Homecoming Court

By Abrielle Fulwider

September 28, 2017

One of the longest-standing traditions of the University of Utah’s Homecoming Celebration is the selection of a Homecoming Court, comprised of six students chosen to “represent the university and student body at various campus and community events throughout Homecoming Week.” The first royalty...

U Sustainability Office Celebrates 10 Years of Green Milestones

U Sustainability Office Celebrates 10 Years of Green Milestones

By Abrielle Fulwider

September 22, 2017

September marks the 10th anniversary of the Sustainability Office at the University of Utah. Since it was founded, the office has been a driving force in the effort to make the U's campus more environmentally-friendly. On Sept. 29, the office will host the Sustainability Showcase to celebrate and...

Double Your Money at the U’s Farmers Market

Double Your Money at the U’s Farmers Market

By Abrielle Fulwider

September 5, 2017

The University of Utah’s annual Farmers' Market is back in full swing, providing students with fresh new ways to expand their diets, while also supporting local businesses. Students and recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) who visit the market this season have the uni...

Presidential Search Committee Announces Public Hearings

Presidential Search Committee Announces Public Hearings

By Abrielle Fulwider

August 30, 2017

Four months after University of Utah President David Pershing’s initial announcement that he would step down, the Presidential Search Committee has released an update on their search for his replacement. On Sunday, the group announced three public meetings in the second week of September. Committee memb...

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