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American Indian Students Still Underrepresented at the U

American Indian Students Still Underrepresented at the U

November 7, 2016

During a time when the U faced long-standing and mounting pressure from the NCAA to lose Native American imagery or risk sanctions, in 2014 the U signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the Ute Tribe for use of the Ute name and imagery with the condition of meeting several requirements. One...

Students Make A Difference with Alternative Breaks

Students Make A Difference with Alternative Breaks

October 24, 2016

Fall break has ended, and while most students are returning to class from a week of work or relaxation, a group of students has returned to school from self-funded trips to work with non-profit organizations around the Western United States. The students were able to go on these trips as part of the...

U Students Now More Qualified, More Diverse

U Students Now More Qualified, More Diverse

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

October 12, 2016

President David W. Pershing gave his inaugural address as the 15th president of the University of Utah in October of 2012, dressed in a business suit and cowboy boots. Pershing gave his address less in the style of a formal speech and more in the vein of an Apple Keynote address; the Salt Lake Tribun...

First Group of U Asia Students Come to SLC

First Group of U Asia Students Come to SLC

August 31, 2016

The U has multiple campuses, most gathered near the main campus. One, however, is almost 6,000 miles away in Incheon, South Korea. The U Asia Campus is part of an education effort in South Korea called the Incheon Global Campus. According to the U Asia Campus’s website, Incheon Global Campus is a collection of some of the best u...

How To Get Your Textbooks For Cheap

How To Get Your Textbooks For Cheap

August 22, 2016

Of all the expenses associated with going to college, buying textbooks is probably the one that’s hardest to estimate in advance because sky-high prices for books can add up quickly. However, if students are willing to spend a little time, it can be simple to find the necessary books for cheaper prices. One...

Let Me Offer You Some Free Advice: Spend Less, Study More

Let Me Offer You Some Free Advice: Spend Less, Study More

August 17, 2016

While the U has relatively low tuition costs, college is expensive. Most people have heard stories about that friend of a friend who donates plasma to pay the bills, but going that far is probably unnecessary. The Personal Money Management Center, located in the A. Ray Olpin Union Building, is dedicated...

Campus Departments Work to Ensure Student Safety

Campus Departments Work to Ensure Student Safety

August 15, 2016

For new students, campus can sometimes be intimidating; particularly at night. Crime happens everywhere and campus is no exception, but there are several departments at the U dedicated to the safety of students, faculty and staff. In addition to campus police, there are departments that specifically...

Beyond the bathroom controversy

May 31, 2016

Ahead of this year’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the United States Departments of Justice and Education released guidance on the new federal Title IX law. This is in response to mounting national controversy over the idea of restrictive transgender bathroom laws, and transgender rights in general. The guidance adds no new ...

Remembering Bob Bennett

Remembering Bob Bennett

May 23, 2016

Former United States Senator Bob Bennett passed away May 4, from complications relating to pancreatic cancer and a recent stroke according to a statement released by his family. Bennett served three terms in the Senate, from 1992 to 2010. Before his time in national politics, he was a student at the...

Grand Theft Cycle

Grand Theft Cycle

May 21, 2016

You bike to campus one morning. It’s early so you have time to workout at the student life center before meeting the rest of your responsibilities for the day. You lock your bicycle to a rack outside the building and you notice, without thinking too much about it, that the bike next to yours is completely...

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