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Trump Allegations Receive Mixed Responses from Students, Faculty

Trump Allegations Receive Mixed Responses from Students, Faculty

By Cara MacDonald

October 31, 2016

In recent weeks Donald Trump has faced backlash from voters across the political spectrum due to his sexual remarks about women and allegations of sexual assault. During the second presidential debate, when asked about a private video that was released in which Trump made references to groping women...

Crime and Incarceration: Something to Consider in the Upcoming Election

Crime and Incarceration: Something to Consider in the Upcoming Election

By Cara MacDonald

October 26, 2016

“We have roughly 2.2 million people incarcerated currently, and millions more Americans who are swept up in a sort of correctional control,” Dr. Edmund Fong, a researcher from the U, stated while kicking off the U’s Criminal Justice, Policing, and Police Practices panel. On Oct. 27, the Making...

The Search for Sustenance – What You Can Find at the Student Union Food Court

The Search for Sustenance – What You Can Find at the Student Union Food Court

October 24, 2016

The U has a very active student Union building, and there are a number of resources and features incorporated into the center. One of the most popular attractions is the Union Food Court, which holds many dining options including Papa John’s, Panda Express, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Jamba Juice, Café...

Migration and Refugee Integration Research Center at the U

Migration and Refugee Integration Research Center at the U

By Cara MacDonald

October 15, 2016

The U’s College of Social Work has launched their new center for research on migration and refugee Integration (the CRMRI).  The event began with speaker presentations, and concluded with a reception that included a photo exhibit by the International Rescue Committee and food from Spice Kitchen. Salt...

Student Petition Reopens Divestment Discussion

Student Petition Reopens Divestment Discussion

By Cara MacDonald

September 28, 2016

Throughout the month of September, student activists will collect signatures to amend the constitution of ASUU in support of fossil fuel divestment. The goal is to put more momentum behind the three-year-old divestment campaign and promote a more environmentally-conscious university. “The activists unders...

Which ski resort should you go to this season?

Which ski resort should you go to this season?

By Cara MacDonald

September 22, 2016

The U is famed for its proximity to ski resorts and culture of winter sports. With ski season fast approaching, it’s time for U students to start buying their season passes before prices start to go up. Utah offers a host of magnificent mountains, and boasts "the greatest snow on Earth." Luckily for...

Climbing Club Looks to Scale Competition

Climbing Club Looks to Scale Competition

By Cara MacDonald

September 14, 2016

The odor of chalk and the musky scent of hard work constantly waft out of the U’s climbing gym at the Student Life Center. All around people test their limits on difficult routes as they pull themselves higher and make complex maneuvers using plastic hand and foot holds. Now students at the U have...

Climbing Club Looks to Scale Competition

Climbing Club Looks to Scale Competition

By Cara MacDonald

September 12, 2016

The odor of chalk and the musky scent of hard work constantly waft out of the U’s climbing gym at the Student Life Center. All around people test their limits on difficult routes as they pull themselves higher and make complex maneuvers using plastic hand and foot holds. Now students at the U have...

Historic Wall Mansion Repurposed as U’s Thomas S. Monson Center

Historic Wall Mansion Repurposed as U’s Thomas S. Monson Center

By Cara MacDonald

August 24, 2016

Since being donated to the U in spring 2014 by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the historic Enos A. Wall Mansion has been redeveloped into the Thomas S. Monson Center. This building formerly functioned as the LDS Business College, but after lying empty for a number of years after the...

So What Do Those Student Fees Pay For Anyway?

So What Do Those Student Fees Pay For Anyway?

August 15, 2016

The U offers state-of-the-art facilities, excellent education and great opportunities in terms of majors, internships and more. Students pay quite a sum in tuition to obtain these benefits, but what other advantages do Utes receive in exchange for their per-semester investments? The U brings to the table ...

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