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Francis Brown was a distinguished professor of geology and geophysics and dean emeritus of the College of Mines and Earth Sciences at the University of Utah. He passed away on September 30, 2017, at the age of 73.

Professor of Geology, Geophysics, Dean Emeritus Francis Brown Dies at 73

By Mackenzie McDermott October 13, 2017

Francis Brown, an award-winning researcher, distinguished professor of geology and geophysics and dean emeritus of the College of Mines and Earth Sciences at the University of Utah who was affectionately...

Binge Drinking Plagues the Nation

Binge Drinking Plagues the Nation

By Mackenzie McDermott October 2, 2017

To binge is to cram an excessive amount of something into a short amount of time — common with Netflix, but potentially deadly with alcohol. The University of Utah is a dry campus. If students are...

Salt Lake City Councilmember Derek Kitchen spoke to the College Democrats at University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

City Council Member Derek Kitchen Answers Student Questions at the U

By Mackenzie McDermott September 25, 2017

Salt Lake City Council Member Derek Kitchen, a University of Utah graduate, answered student questions in the Union Theater on Thursday afternoon. The event was organized by College Democrats at the...

Joe Hill Mural on Ken Sanders Book Store, Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

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Uncovering the Life of Joe Hill

By Mackenzie McDermott September 14, 2017

Joe Hill, labor rights activist, singer-songwriter and a Swedish immigrant, was executed in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1915 after he was accused of murdering a grocer and his son. More than one century later,...

Journalist Who Broke Watergate to Speak at the U

Journalist Who Broke Watergate to Speak at the U

By Mackenzie McDermott September 12, 2017

Students will have the opportunity to chat with Bob Woodward, the man who broke Watergate, one of the biggest scandals America has ever known, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Kingsbury Hall. Woodward is regarded...

Redefining 9/11 Jumpers

Redefining 9/11 Jumpers

By Mackenzie McDermott September 11, 2017

The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, left a scar on the memories of Americans. Those who witnessed the attacks, whether firsthand or on television, remember haunting images of those trapped inside...

Proposed Bachelor Degree a Game Changer

Proposed Bachelor Degree a Game Changer

By Emily Anderson and Mackenzie McDermott September 5, 2017

The University of Utah is hoping to take advantage of the growing gaming industry by offering a Bachelor of Science in games. The program proposal says would attract more high quality students to the school....

Man Spotted With Gun Downtown Detained Without Incident

Man Spotted With Gun Downtown Detained Without Incident

By Mackenzie McDermott September 2, 2017

It was just another day on the job for Maggie Glasheen, an employee at IconoCLAD, until she looked out the window and saw a man with a gun. IconoCLAD is a consignment clothing store located at 414 East...

The John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah distributed protective glasses in preparation for the solar eclipse on Monday.

Moran Eye Center Offers Certified Eclipse Glasses

By Mackenzie McDermott August 21, 2017

EDIT: According to Elizabeth Neff, Associate PR director for the Moran Eye Center, 1,600 of the glasses ordered were caught up in the Amazon recall. The remaining 2,600 pairs of glasses were claimed remarkably...

The U’s Ethan Cisneros Quenching Salt Lake City’s “Thirst”

By Mackenzie McDermott August 11, 2017

Throughout Utah, mixology soda shops have been popping up, making family-friendly drinks with shots of berry and vanilla. Mixology soda shops are a part of a new wave of “fast-drink” establishments...

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