The Daily Utah Chronicle

Swoop Turns 20, Celebrates Birthday This Week

Swoop Turns 20, Celebrates Birthday This Week

August 29, 2016

Swoop has been tearing up the sidelines of sporting events, public events and charity gatherings for the U since 1996. Swoop is a Red-Tailed hawk, which are indigenous to Utah, and is the official mascot for the Utes. Before Swoop was created, the U had been without a mascot for some time and was the...

Matt Miller- ASUU Vice President of University Relations

Matt Miller- ASUU Vice President of University Relations

August 17, 2016

Matthew Miller was born and raised in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah. Miller graduated from East high school in 2011. While in high school Matt was the tennis captain and the head editor of the East High yearbook. Since graduation he has returned to East High to coach the high school tennis team and...

Jessica Patterson- ASUU Vice President of Student Relations

Jessica Patterson- ASUU Vice President of Student Relations

August 17, 2016

Jessica Patterson was born and raised in Maui, Hawaii and came to the U originally as a ballet major. After spending her freshman year in the ballet department, she decided to change her major, pick up a minor and become more involved on campus. Patterson joined a sorority and an honor society, began...

Jack Bender – ASUU Student President

Jack Bender – ASUU Student President

August 17, 2016

Jack Bender is originally from Sleepy Hollow, New York and traveled to Utah to attend the U. He is seeking a degree in film and media arts with a minor in arts technology as well as a certificate in entrepreneurship. Bender grew up in a family of golfers — both of his parents are professionals —...

ASUU Promotes Student Involvement

ASUU Promotes Student Involvement

August 11, 2016

Associated Students of the University of Utah, otherwise known as ASUU, is a way for students to become more involved on campus while enjoying and taking advantage of all that the U has to offer. All students enrolled at the U are already registered as members of ASUU. Upon getting involved with AS...

Poké Stop and Think

Poké Stop and Think

July 26, 2016

The “Pokémon Go” craze is giving people yet another reason to bury their faces in their phones. Since the game launched a little over two weeks ago, millions of people are getting a taste of futuristic augmented-reality technology. Although many people would agree the game is fun, it ...

University of Utah to Stay Put With Current Tuition Rates

University of Utah to Stay Put With Current Tuition Rates

June 26, 2016

College is by far one of the biggest investments students will ever make, but does it have to be the most costly? According to recent rankings from The Economist and Brookings, the U has very reasonable tuition rates. The rankings were based on the economic value of a college degree, placing the U in the top seven percent in the nation, and number one among Utah, Pac-12, and Big-10 ...

Dalai Lama to Make a Long-Awaited Appearance at the U

Dalai Lama to Make a Long-Awaited Appearance at the U

June 20, 2016

The Dalai Lama has rescheduled his visit to the U after canceling last October due to health issues. He will speak at the Huntsman Center on Tuesday, June 21. Although he was faced with health issues late last year, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., where the Dalai Lama received treatment, reported t...

Career Services Offers Students The Opportunity To Plan Their Professional Futures

Career Services Offers Students The Opportunity To Plan Their Professional Futures

June 13, 2016

The career planning process can be difficult and somewhat overwhelming for students. That's why the U provides Career Services to help aid students in the process and ensure they're on the right track for future career success. Career Services educates students and alumni in discovering and pursuing...

Utah Ultimate Frisbee Team Secures a Spot to Play in the National Championship

Utah Ultimate Frisbee Team Secures a Spot to Play in the National Championship

June 10, 2016

Zion Curtain Ultimate (ZCU) is the U's official ultimate Frisbee team. ZCU placed third in the Northwest Regional tournament earlier this month and secured a spot to play in the National Championship. This will be the first time a team from Utah, Wyoming, Idaho or Montana has ever competed at a national...

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