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Bones Found During Presidents Circle Construction

Bones Found During Presidents Circle Construction

April 25, 2016

Construction crews discovered what appear to be human bones Wednesday morning while working in Presidents Circle. Responding university police officers determined the bones, found in the George Thomas Building during renovations for the incoming Crocker Science Center, are not part of an active crime...

Theatre Department Changes Casting Policy To Encourage Diversity

Presidents circle at the University of Utah Monday September 14, 2015.

April 25, 2016

When the U’s Department of Theatre announced it would perform the musical “Bring It On” during its upcoming season, it brought on a drama of its own. The production, based on the early 2000 film by the same name, tells the story of Campbell Davis as she moves to a new high school in a more ethnically...

ASUU’s Efforts To Revamp Rock The U Fall Flat With Fundraising Failure

ASUU's Efforts To Revamp Rock The U Fall Flat With Fundraising Failure

April 21, 2016

ASUU attempted to revamp its not-so-well-attended philanthropic dance marathon, Rock the U, this year, but ended up spending more than double the amount to put on the annual event than it was able to fundraise. Student government spent more than $25,000 to host Rock the U this semester and collected...

The Lumineers’ New Album “Cleopatra” Is Catchy And Authentic, Worth The Wait

The Lumineers' New Album

April 20, 2016

I first heard the Lumineers were starting a new album about three years ago. In that span of time, I’ve gotten a few bad haircuts and a few good burritos, but I haven’t gotten a CD as good as this. It may be cliché, but it’s nonetheless true: this music was worth the wait. The band, known best...

Posters In OSH Defaced with Anti-Islam Messages, U Police to Investigate

Orson Spencer Hall at the U in Salt Lake City, Utah, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015.

April 10, 2016

An unknown vandal defaced several posters in OSH, which promoted an event about peace between America and Islamic nations, with the message “F--- Islam.” The Hinckley Institute of Politics, which hosted the advertised event on Wednesday — a lecture on Islamaphobia and bigotry fueled by the 2016...

Man Assaults U Employee In Union, Resulting In Minor Injuries

Man Assaults U Employee In Union, Resulting In Minor Injuries

March 28, 2016

A dispute over TV channels resulted in an assault involving a university employee. The argument, which occurred March 12 around 3 p.m., took place on the bottom floor of the Union in the lounge area near the bowling alley. U Police originally got reports of a stabbing. While there was a pocketknife...

Grand Kerfuffle Welcomes Icona Pop

Grand Kerfuffle Welcomes Icona Pop

March 21, 2016

Icona Pop, an electro duo, will headline the first of two days of concerts at this year’s Grand Kerfuffle. The Swedish band, formed by Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt and best known for its 2012 hit “I Love It,” is set to perform April 22 with gates opening at 6 p.m. “We are so excited to be bringing...

Conflict in ASUU: Senate Grills New Advisor Over Perceived Threat To Independence

The ASUU offices in the Student Involvement wing of the Student Union.

March 10, 2016

Members of ASUU fear a new advisor position, instituted by U administration to overlook student government, threatens their authority and independence. Their concerns over the post, filled by Tasha Myers, boiled over in an emotional confrontation during the February ASUU Senate meeting. Student legislators...

U Admins Discuss Possible 3.9 Percent Tuition Increase With Students

Presidents circle at the University of Utah Monday September 14, 2015.

March 10, 2016

Sarah Moffit refers to tuition increases as a “fact of life.” But though the strategic communication junior accepts the annually raised rates, she isn’t without questions about the growing price tag of attending the U. To get some clarity, Moffit attended the university’s “Truth in Tuition”...

Meet the New ASUU: SLC Sweeps Assembly, ONE Takes Senate Majority

March 9, 2016

The Students Leading Change (SLC) party, led by President Jack Bender, narrowly won the student government election last week, garnering about 58  percent of the votes; it controls the Assembly, though, by a much wider margin. The party gained 33 representative seats compared to the 10 from the ONE...

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