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Vandals Restart U Tradition of Painting Presidents Circle Rock Green

Vandals Restart U Tradition of Painting Presidents Circle Rock Green

By Courtney Tanner

December 10, 2015

The red rock in Presidents Circle, known as “The Rostrum,” was coated in a fresh layer of green paint over Thanksgiving Break – and it’s not the first time this has happened. The most recent incident, discovered Nov. 30 at 8 a.m., is likely an attempt to revive an old university tradition where...

Two U Students in France Safe and Accounted for Following Attacks

Two U Students in France Safe and Accounted for Following Attacks

By Courtney Tanner

November 15, 2015

Two U students studying abroad in France this semester were not harmed by the terrorist attacks in the country’s capital Friday night. Drew Rouse, interning through the Hinckley Institute of Politics, was not in Paris during the rampage that killed at least 132 people. On hearing the news, Rouse texted...

Ballet and Modern Dance Departments to form School of Dance starting Fall 2016

Ballet and Modern Dance Departments to form School of Dance starting Fall 2016

By Courtney Tanner

November 12, 2015

The U’s departments for ballet and modern dance may have entered stage left separately, but they will likely debut as one entity, the School of Dance, come Fall Semester 2016. The Board of Trustees, a committee of administrators that oversees the university, voted unanimously Tuesday to combine the...

Three New Minors Coming to the U Starting Fall 2016

Three New Minors Coming to the U Starting Fall 2016

By Courtney Tanner

November 12, 2015

Want to minor in sculpture? How about printmaking or strategic communication? Starting Fall Semester 2016, you can do just that. The U’s Board of Trustees, a governing committee made up of about 10 university administrators, unanimously voted in favor of the three new minors Tuesday without comment,...

Second Alleged Rape Reported in Dorms

Second Alleged Rape Reported in Dorms

By Courtney Tanner

November 12, 2015

U Police received an account of a second rape allegedly occurring at the university dorms in a four-day span. The more recently reported incident took place in Shoreline Ridge 827 on Oct. 30 near 3 a.m. Sgt. Garth Smith is unable to release details on the case because it is still active. He could not...

U Approves Updated Scoreboard, Sound System for Rice-Eccles Stadium

U Approves Updated Scoreboard, Sound System for Rice-Eccles Stadium

By Courtney Tanner

November 10, 2015

U administrators gave initial approval on Tuesday, Nov. 10, to install a new video scoreboard and sound system in Rice-Eccles Stadium that aims to make replays of the most grueling tackles and the best touchdowns larger-than-life. The upgrade will include a new 89-foot-tall and 118-foot-wide video screen...

Meet the Two Candidates Who Applied for ASUU President

Meet the Two Candidates Who Applied for ASUU President

By Courtney Tanner

November 5, 2015

The filing deadline to run for ASUU president has passed, and two candidates are in the running. Leading the ONE party is presidential contender Jared Seachris. His ticket includes Callie Smith, running for vice president of student relations, and Christina Ripley, for vice president of university relations. Jack...

Police Investigate Alleged Rape at Dorms

Police Investigate Alleged Rape at Dorms

By Courtney Tanner

November 4, 2015

U Police are investigating an alleged rape at the university dorms. The incident occurred sometime between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2. Because the case is still under active investigation, police would not release information on the specific dorm building in which the sexual assault occurred. The address listed...

Email about elections from Honors Dean raises concerns of endorsement

By Courtney Tanner

November 3, 2015

The dean of the U’s Honors College emailed students what seemed like an endorsement of Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, who’s currently running for re-election, and later apologized for the statement. The original message, sent by Sylvia Torti to all honors undergraduates on Oct. 31, read, in...

ASUU hopes changes in elections will encourage many candidates to apply

October 29, 2015

Those interested in becoming the next student body president at the U need to apply by Friday. Chase Lindsey, ASUU elections registrar who oversees the campaigns, said the election season will kick off with a few changes, all intended to level the playing field. “We want to be very open to students...

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