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Women’s Self-Care: Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Care This February

Women’s Self-Care: Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Care This February

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 8, 2019

  The fascination of attaching self-care in our lives — particularly among millennials — has erupted into a billion-dollar industry. Self-care topics and advice range from workout regiments and gym memberships to painting and other artistic work to delving into spiritual and emotional ne...

The U is Gearing Up to Open Loan Forgiveness Program for Tech Students

The U is Gearing Up to Open Loan Forgiveness Program for Tech Students

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 1, 2019

  If you’re a student with plans to live and work in Utah's growing tech industry, your student loan debt could be forgiven. The Utah System of Higher Education is rolling out a forgiveness program for students who promise to stay and work in Utah’s technology sector. For the U, this means ...

Lauren’s Law: Social and Judicial Movements Towards Addressing Sexual Assault

Lauren’s Law: Social and Judicial Movements Towards Addressing Sexual Assault

By Miacel Spotted Elk

January 22, 2019

  Addressing the numerous dimensions of violence on campus is a difficult conversation. The fatal case of Lauren McCluskey changed that entirely this year at the U, however. Numerous lawmakers, students and campus groups want to shift how we approach this topic and prevent incidents like La...

MLK Week at the U: Activism and Coalition Building are Key

MLK Week at the U: Activism and Coalition Building are Key

By Miacel Spotted Elk

January 20, 2019

  In dedication to Martin Luther King’s legacy this week, the University of Utah’s Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) will host programming focused on service, activism and raising awareness of Black issues. Highlighted events include a keynote address by Charlene Carruthers, a rally an...

Students Living on Campus are Growing Anxious About Their Own Safety at Night

Students Living on Campus are Growing Anxious About Their Own Safety at Night

By Miacel Spotted Elk

December 23, 2018

  Students who are campus residents have grown increasingly concerned for themselves, their classmates and prospective students. Since the beginning of the academic year, many believe that there is anxiety on campus at night, spearheaded by limited parking due to construction and a shortage ...

Salt Lake City Has One of the Highest Cases of Violence Against Native American Women: Native Students at the U Believe it

Salt Lake City Has One of the Highest Cases of Violence Against Native American Women: Native Students at the U Believe it

By Miacel Spotted Elk

December 5, 2018

  In a report released by the Urban Indian Health Institute, Salt Lake City is one of the top 10 cities in the United States to hold one of the highest cases of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking towards Native American women. Female native students at the University of Utah say that...

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