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ASUU Preps for Two-Day Grand Kerfuffle, Announces Headliners

ASUU Preps for Two-Day Grand Kerfuffle, Announces Headliners

March 7, 2016

ASUU is in the beginning stages of booking shows for its upcoming spring concert series, having locked down and announced its first two performers of an anticipated four to six. Rap and hip-hop artists iLoveMakonnen and Earl Sweatshirt will co-headline at the Grand Kerfuffle on April 23. iLoveMakonne...

Police Report for February 2016

March 7, 2016

Dead Body Identified U Police identified the dead body discovered on campus Sept. 11 as Sergei Aksyonov, age 47. Responding crews discovered Aksyonov, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, lying near a cot not breathing after 11 a.m. in the Thatcher Building for Biological and Biophysical Chemist...

“Tonight Show” Host Jimmy Fallon Fulfills Promise to Wear U Hat

“Tonight Show” Host Jimmy Fallon Fulfills Promise to Wear U Hat

February 14, 2016

With a little help from a BYU fan, Jimmy Fallon fulfilled his promise to don a red Utes hat. According to social media posts from Mike Headrick, a KSL-TV anchor, Fallon will appear in the hat on the channel five newscast on Tuesday at 10 p.m. Headrick, a BYU alumnus, tweeted Sunday, “Hey @UUtah sometimes...

Dalai Lama Reschedules Visit to the U for June 21

Dalai Lama Reschedules Visit to the U for June 21

February 12, 2016

The Dalai Lama, who canceled his October visit to the U due to health concerns, is back on the schedule to speak to students this summer. The Tibetan Buddhist leader, age 80, will talk about compassion and peace at the Huntsman Center on June 21. About one-third of the available tickets will be open...

Editor’s Note, February 2016

Editor’s Note, February 2016

February 2, 2016

I’ve never been one for romance. Blame it on my low tolerance for pet names and my complete inability to talk to the opposite sex (the closest I’ve ever come to a significant other is drooling over Kevin Bacon in “Footloose”). To be frank, my relationship status comes straight f...

ASUU Senate Passes Bill to Replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

ASUU Senate Passes Bill to Replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

January 30, 2016

Halfway through the meeting, Sen. Andy Moyle pulled out his copy of A People’s History of the United States and thumbed to an underlined section on page five. “By the year 1515, there were perhaps 50,000 Indians left,” he read aloud. “By 1550, there were 500.” Moyle, a Caucasian, used the passage describing Christopher Columbus’ landing in Haiti...

ASUU Debates Replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

ASUU Debates Replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

January 27, 2016

It’s a conversation more common in classrooms than student governments: whether to admire or admonish the 15th century explorer Christopher Columbus. But in an unexpected move, the ASUU Assembly took up the topic Tuesday night, voting in favor of Joint Resolution 4 to replace the federally recognized...

U shuttle driver dies in on-campus crash after medical episode

U shuttle driver dies in on-campus crash after medical episode

By Courtney Tanner

January 3, 2016

A U shuttle driver died Saturday in a crash on upper campus. Salt Lake City Fire responders found James Lamb, 72, unresponsive after he hit a wall before 10 a.m. They performed CPR but later declared him dead at the scene, said university spokesperson Maria O’Mara. No one was on board the shuttle...

U Student Dies in Accident Dec. 24

U Student Dies in Accident Dec. 24

By Courtney Tanner

December 26, 2015

A 20-year-old U student died on Christmas Eve in a tricycle accident in southern Utah. Zachary Hunter Lusk, studying business administration and economics, had been riding down a trail known locally as “Hell Hole” in Washington County when the incident occurred, according to The Spectrum & Daily News. Lusk was on a...

Police Report: December

Police Report: December

By Courtney Tanner

December 11, 2015

Bullets at the library A staff member found three bullets lying near the third floor information desk inside the Marriott Library on Dec. 4. U Police could not find the owner of the bullets, but they fit a .22 caliber handgun. There was no surveillance in the area, so Sgt. Garth Smith was unsure whethe...

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