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Reward Offered as Frat Fire Investigation Continues

September 14, 2015

The Gamma Beta Housing Corporation is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information leading to an arrest in the arson attacks that occurred two months ago at the Pi Kappa Alpha and Beta Theta Pi fraternity houses at the U. Nick Gilson, spokesperson for the corporation (which rents the Beta Th...

Sorority Bid Day Brings a Storm of Screaming and Squealing to the Union

September 10, 2015

At 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, the Union Ballroom felt like a crime scene. Chairs lay knocked over on the floor, and screams echoed down the hallway. To ease the minds of any onlookers, an impossible amount of glitter and confetti hinted that no violence had occurred in the space. Just 10 minutes prior, crowds...

Brittni Strickland Appointed New Senior Class President

August 27, 2015

Brittni Strickland was certain she didn’t get the job. After waiting by the phone all day and never hearing it ring, her optimism had faded to doubt. “I kept thinking they’ll call by 11 a.m. No, they’ll call by 3 p.m. Ok, maybe 5 p.m.,” she said. “Once 6:30 p.m. rolled around, I thought for sure t...

ASUU searches for new Senior Class President following resignation of Price

August 6, 2015

ASUU is searching for a new senior class president after Devin Price, who was elected to the position in March, resigned. Ambra Jackson, ASUU president, said Price left due to “unforeseen personal circumstances.” “We recognize that life situations happen, and we wish him the best,” she said...

Crews Respond to Fires in Two Frat. Houses

July 3, 2015

Kevin Shields woke up to a blaring noise overhead. It was 4:20 a.m., and the sound was not the alarm clock he had set. Still tired, he walked downstairs, where he smelled smoke. When he got to the basement, he saw several small fires in the laundry room and at the back door. Sprinklers were showering...

U Football’s Hatfield Arrested on Alleged Robbery

July 1, 2015

Dominique Hatfield, U football cornerback, was arrested Wednesday morning for alleged aggravated robbery.The junior was booked in the Salt Lake County Metro jail. Calls to Unified Police, who took Hatfield into custody, were not returned.In a statement released by Unified Police, Hatfield purportedly u...

ASUU Senate Passes Potential Smoke-Free Campus Bill

ASUU Senate Passes Potential Smoke-Free Campus Bill

April 26, 2015

With only one opposing vote, the ASUU Senate passed joint resolution 14 that could make the U a smoke-free campus. Sponsored by Sen. Ryann Cooley and Rep. Kevin Shields, the bill calls for a task force of 10 to 15 students and faculty to examine tobacco policies at the U. The group will survey students ...

ASUU Debates Smoking Ban

ASUU Debates Smoking Ban

April 22, 2015

During their last meeting of the year, the ASUU Assembly voted in favor of joint resolution 14 to examine smoking concerns on campus. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Kevin Shields and Sen. Ryann Cooley, seeks to create a task force of 10 to 15 students and faculty who will draft recommendations about to...

Jowers Set to Leave Hinckley Institute After a Decade of Work

Jowers Set to Leave Hinckley Institute After a Decade of Work

By Courtney Tanner

April 20, 2015

On his first day as director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics in 2005, Kirk Jowers got an angry phone call. It wasn’t exactly in tune with the welcome banners and congratulatory notes he had otherwise received. Instead the caller left a message with the office requesting that Jowers speak wi...

Small Explosion Evacuates Chemistry Building

Small Explosion Evacuates Chemistry Building

April 16, 2015

When the explosion went off, the first thing Shantel Leithead saw was the walls quivering. The second thing was smoke. Leithead, a senior, was sitting in a biochemistry class in the Henry Eyring Building (HEB) Thursday morning when a chemical reaction went off in the adjoining preparation room. As...

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