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February Campus Crime Report

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By Emily Anderson

March 7, 2017

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE TOILET-PAPERED On the night of Saturday, Feb. 4, police responded to reports of three individuals throwing toilet paper on the trees in President’s Circle. The suspects had no affiliation with the University of Utah. Sgt. Garth Smith of the U’s police department (UPD) that t...

The US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water Aims to Solve Water Crises in Pakistan from the U

The US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water Aims to Solve Water Crises in Pakistan from the U

February 28, 2017

The unpredictability of water in Utah causes worry for residents. Every year mountain runoff brings floods, while the threat of drought hangs over the desert state. Some communities worry about the danger of water contamination. Citizens of Pakistan have the same concerns, so researchers at the University...

Heteronormative Valentine’s Day and its Effects on Students at the U

Heteronormative Valentine's Day and its Effects on Students at the U

February 13, 2017

Every February, grocery stores set aside an aisle for color-coded cards for “him” and for “her,” jewelers launch ad campaigns encouraging men to treat the women in their lives to a sparkling necklace and TV channels broadcast romantic comedies starring Meg Ryan. Anywhere consumers turn, the narrative...

January Crime Report

Chronicle archives

By Emily Anderson

February 7, 2017

EMPLOYEE RECEIVES MYSTERIOUS PACKAGE A University of Utah employee at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics was sent a suspicious box on Jan. 11. The employee contacted police, who investigated the package. According to Sgt. Garth Smith, they found that the box was not threatening, but an unsolicited packag...

Journalist and “Nightline” Host Ted Koppel to Speak at U on Cyberattacks

November 3, 2015

From apartheid in South Africa to the attacks on the World Trade Center, Ted Koppel has relayed news to Americans since 1980. In his new book, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath, Koppel moves to a new front — warning Americans of what is to come. Koppel will s...

Sex Trafficking and Prison Survivor Sra Kruzan Speaks at the U

October 29, 2015

Oct. 31 marks the second anniversary of Sara Kruzan's release from prison. At the age of 13 Kruzan was forced into prostitution by George Gilbert Howard, a man she referred to as G.G. In 1995, after a two-and-a-half day trial, Kruzan was convicted of the first degree murder of G.G. At 17, she was sentenced...

The Haunting of Fort Douglas: Team Investigates Paranormal at Museum

October 29, 2015

Beau Burgess, curator of Fort Douglas Museum, spends many late nights sorting through files alone in his office. The sound of dragging feet and moving objects in the surrounding rooms, however, lead both Burgess and paranormal investigators to believe he has ghostly company. I first met Burgess in July...

U Creates Education Opportunity in Refugee Camps

October 26, 2015

A new U online program hopes to offer refugees fleeing war, oppression, starvation and disease a chance at a college education. Eleven refugees living in camps in Kenya and Malawi became the first graduates of the Case Management Certificate program on October 12. The course is nine months long, has...

Hinckley Institute of Politics to screen award-winning documentary about honor killings

October 12, 2015

American sisters Amina and Sarah Said were killed by their father, Yaser Said, in 2008 in what investigators called an "honor killing." This story, along with several others, is part of an award-winning documentary titled "The Price of Honor," to be shown at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on Oct....

Utah Supreme Court Convenes on Campus for Benefit of Law Students

October 6, 2015

The Utah Supreme Court heard two cases at the U on Monday to give law students a chance to watch the proceedings. Nancy Volmer, spokesperson for Utah State Courts, said the annual event helps "busy students" who might not be able to go to the Matheson Courthouse, where the hearings usually take place. The...

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