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Dealing with the Lack of Parking at the U

Dealing with the Lack of Parking at the U

January 18, 2017

Nearly every student and faculty member at the U share a common frustration — campus parking. There are approximately 32,000 students, 3,000 academic staff members, and 16,000 administrative staff members at the U, but only 18,525 parking spaces. This results in a ratio of .38 on-campus spots per...

Homeless Camp Found by Marriott Library

Homeless Camp Found by Marriott Library

December 7, 2016

Last month, the landscape maintenance department of the University of Utah cleaned up another reported “homeless camp” on campus. These camps generally consist of a tent filled with a presumed homeless individual’s belongings. This camp was different from others found on campus previously in that...

Holiday Service at the Bennion Center

Holiday Service at the Bennion Center

November 28, 2016

The Bennion Center, located in the Union Building, is a great place to connect with volunteer opportunities — especially during the holiday season. To kick off the season, the Bennion Center hosted a Day of Service on Saturday, Nov.19 at Palmer Court, where a team of volunteers from the U cleaned...

Madeline MacDonald, BYU Sexual Assault Survivor, Shares Her Story

Madeline MacDonald, BYU Sexual Assault Survivor, Shares Her Story

By Zoe Kozlowski

November 17, 2016

Madeline MacDonald took on an institution. MacDonald, now a University of Utah student, began her collegiate career at BYU where she was sexually assaulted leading to the uncovering of the gross mishandling of sexual assault cases institution-wide. Following her assault in December of 2014, she approached...

University of Utah and Ute Relationship “Never Been Better”

University of Utah and Ute Relationship “Never Been Better”

By Zoe Kozlowski

November 7, 2016

For decades, the University of Utah has used “Utes” as a name and the drum and feather as a symbol. The relationship between the Ute tribe and the U has had rocky periods, but according to Fred Esplin, Vice President of University Relations, as of today, it has never been better. While the institution...

ASUU Advocates for Improved Mental Health Services on Campus

ASUU Advocates for Improved Mental Health Services on Campus

October 28, 2016

Mental health is a topic that affects everyone to some degree or another, whether it be depression, bipolar disorder or the all too common extreme amount of stress among students. Even if someone is not personally affected, everyone knows of a fellow friend or student who is. The Associated Students...

Staying Safe Over Halloween

Staying Safe Over Halloween

By Zoe Kozlowski

October 24, 2016

This Halloween, the U’s student body will fill the surrounding neighborhoods to celebrate with their friends. With all of the ongoing festivities, and those that involve drinking in particular, it is important to keep safety in mind. Most students have at least been around someone who has had a bit...

U Student Attends Vice President’s Reception For “It’s On Us”

U Student Attends Vice President’s Reception For “It’s On Us”

By Zoe Kozlowski

October 23, 2016

Last week Vice President Joe Biden held a reception to honor students who have made a significant impact in their work with the “It’s On Us” campaign. Among them was U student Julianne Skrivan. Students at the reception sat alongside members of congress and representatives of national advocacy...

Campus Cup Encourages Voting

Campus Cup Encourages Voting

October 17, 2016

If you are not already registered to vote, the university-wide initiative Campus Cup has made it easy. This year the U is competing against all the other universities in the state to see who can get the highest percentage, not raw number, of students registered to vote. The percent of students registered i...

#UUThrowback Homecoming Week Breakdown

#UUThrowback Homecoming Week Breakdown

October 3, 2016

It is homecoming season once again and The Alumni Association, ASUU, Campus Recreation and many other partners have plenty of events planned over the next few weeks from Sept. 30 to Oct. 9 with the #UUThrowback Homecoming Week 2016. Homecoming week kicked off Friday with the 80s themed Homecoming Dance...

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