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Planned Parenthood Resists Trump’s Gag Rule, Pulls Out from Title X

Planned Parenthood Resists Trump’s Gag Rule, Pulls Out from Title X

By Angelyn Ramos

September 19, 2019

  On March 4, 2019, the Trump-Pence administration rolled out the first edition of their Gag Rule, a proposal that alters the current Title X laws. Trump's proposal for a gag rule would defund Planned Parenthood. On Aug. 19, 2019, Planned Parenthood announced that they were withdrawing from ...

University of Utah Physician Set to Launch App Tackling Mental Health Crises

University of Utah Physician Set to Launch App Tackling Mental Health Crises

By Angelyn Ramos

September 12, 2019

A report from the Center of Disease Controlin 2017 found that the second leading cause of death in American adolescents (ages 15-19) was suicide. According to another study put out by the CDC, Utah has had a 46.5% increase in suicides since 1999, which makes Utah the fifth most suicidal state in the nation. Even more alarming is the rate of teen suicide in Utah. In 2018, within one high school, seven st...

SLC Hosts the UN for 68th Annual Civil Society Conference

SLC Hosts the UN for 68th Annual Civil Society Conference

By Angelyn Ramos

September 10, 2019

  For the past 50 years, the United Nations has not held conferences outside of its own headquarters. In the summer of 2018, the U.N. announced that they would be holding their first conference outside of New York in the summer of 2019. On Aug. 26-28, 2019, the 68th annual Civil Society Conference took place in Salt Lake City at th...

The U Accepts a Potentially Larger Freshman Class

The U Accepts a Potentially Larger Freshman Class

By Angelyn Ramos

September 4, 2019

  Since the University of Utah joined the Pac-12 conference in 2011, it has been competing with rival schools not only in sports but also academics and undergraduate student population. As of spring 2019, the total student population sat at just over 30,000 students with 23,819 undergraduates. In Fall 2018, 4,256 freshman enrolled at the U. In Fall 20...

A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

By Angelyn Ramos

August 22, 2019

  Within the Academic year of 2018-2019, the University of Utah witnessed very violent and very public crimes. In October of 2018, senior and All-Star track athlete Lauren McCluskey was murdered on campus. A few months later a student was sexually assaulted in the parking lot of the Marriott...

University of Utah Now Accessible on the Common App

University of Utah Now Accessible on the Common App

By Angelyn Ramos

August 6, 2019

  In an effort to make the University of Utah a more accessible and diverse school, the U has been working to join the many other schools using the Common Application. On Aug. 1, the U announced that it had been officially added to the list of international institutions on the Common Application.  ...

University of Utah Union Warns Students About Broken Air Conditioning

University of Utah Union Warns Students About Broken Air Conditioning

By Angelyn Ramos

July 22, 2019

  On July 16, 2019, the University of Utah released a statement about the A. Ray Olpin Union Building. The same date, the cooling system had completely stopped working. According to Union employees, a similar event had happened a few years prior. A letter from Branden Dalley, senior associate...

Search for Missing University of Utah Student Continues

Search for Missing University of Utah Student Continues

By Angelyn Ramos

June 25, 2019

  On Monday, June 17, University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck texted her mother to let her know that her flight from California had landed. Around 1 a.m. Lueck ordered a Lyft from Salt Lake City Airport to Hatch Park. That was the last time Lueck was seen or heard from.Salt Lake City Polic...

Utahns Fight to Protect Title X

Utahns Fight to Protect Title X

By Angelyn Ramos

June 13, 2019

  From the beginning of President Trump’s administration, Trump has vowed to “defund Planned Parenthood.” Earlier this year, Trump and his administration began to make good on that promise announcing their proposed Gag Rule. On March 4, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) r...

The University of Utah Welcomes a New Director of Neighborhood Partners

The University of Utah Welcomes a New Director of Neighborhood Partners

By Angelyn Ramos

June 12, 2019

  On June 7, 2019, University of Utah President Ruth Watkins appointed a new director to the University Neighborhood Partners (UNP) program — Jennifer Mayer-Glenn. Mayer-Glenn received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the U and later received her master’s degree in education from Westmi...

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