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Indoor Climbing for Winter Recreation

December 11, 2014

  When I first started rock climbing, I had no idea what I was doing. My friend and I decided one day that we needed a new hobby, so we went out and bought some shoes, a couple of harnesses, a rope,...

(Photo by Conor Barry)

Editor’s Note, December 2014/January 2015

December 11, 2014

  December just might be the best month of the entire year. Fall Semester comes to an end, all the ski resorts open up, Old Man Winter makes sure it’s pouring snow, and we get to celebrate the...

(Photo by Jameson Clifton)

It’s Duck Hunting Season

December 11, 2014

  Thanksgiving of 2012 was the last time I hunted from a boat. I, along with my brothers Chris and Mike, decided to start the holiday season that year with a trip to the marsh to kill some ducks. Long...

(Photo by Conor Barry)

Bryce Canyon: Dramatic Views and Winter Adventure

December 11, 2014

  A forest of needle-shaped rock formations mixed with actual coniferous trees greets those approaching the Paunsaugunt Plateau in Bryce Canyon National Park. The park, which saw 1.3 million visitors...

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling)

Students Struggle with the Stress of Finals Weeks

December 11, 2014

  As finals week rapidly approaches, students are reaching for another energy drink and staying on campus more than any other time during the year. Hannah Mika, a sophomore in chemistry and health...

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Students Sell Back Textbooks to Get Back a Fraction of Their Money

December 11, 2014

  Along with saying goodbye to classmates, the end of the semester also means getting rid of textbooks. One option students have to get money back for their course materials is the Campus Store’s...

(Photo Courtesy of Jake Muehle)

U Students Win Video Game Competition with “Cyber Heist”

December 11, 2014

  The U has claimed national honors yet again — this time for video games. A group of U students traveled to Orlando, Fla. to take part in an annual competition called the Serious Games Showcase...

Miller: Utes have Delon Wright to thank for win over BYU

December 11, 2014

In the past week Utah center Jakob Poeltl has got the star treatment. He’s skyrocketed up draft boards, national pundits have fawned over him and scouts have flocked to see him play. Poeltl is undoubtedly...

Utah beats BYU and takes the rivalry win, 65-61

December 11, 2014

Well, there was definitely a rivalry feel in the Marriott Center when the No. 13 Runnin’ Utes visited BYU on Wednesday night. The football teams may be taking a brief hiatus from the gridiron, but...

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling)

Finals Take a Backseat to Social Media Distractions

December 10, 2014

  “I know I’m not the only one who takes little Facebook breaks,” said Mikel Hanni, a sophomore in biology. A quick glance at computer screens in the Marriott Library or the Union confirms...

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