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Get to Know the New University of Utah Police Chief

Get to Know the New University of Utah Police Chief

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

February 17, 2020

  Today, Rodney Chatman starts at the University of Utah's new chief of police. On Jan. 9, 2020, the U announced that Chatman had been named the new Chief of Police of the U's Department of Public Safety.  In a statement released by the U, president Ruth V. Watkins said, “Rodney is an experienced law enforcement ...

What Goes into an RHA Event?

What Goes into an RHA Event?

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

February 16, 2020

  On every on-campus student’s tuition bill there is a $30 fee. That fee goes to fund the Residence Hall Association and the several events they host every semester. RHA is responsible for hosting large events at the start of the year, such as a movie night on the field of Rice-Eccles Stadium...

Does ASUU Have a Voter Turnout Problem?

Does ASUU Have a Voter Turnout Problem?

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

February 14, 2020

  On Feb. 10, the Daily Utah Chronicle reported that there were four candidates vying to become ASUU President for the next school year. (One candidate was disqualified later that day, but has been temporarily reinstated until an upcoming Supreme Court hearing.) This signifies the start of AS...

Improving Utah’s Transportation System

Improving Utah’s Transportation System

By Joseph Moss, Marshall Foster, and Ana Luiza Ramos

February 13, 2020

  Salt Lake City is trying to keep up with the population and ensure everyone can go where they need to safely. The government advertises “zero fatalities” as a golden goal, but there’s already been nine Utah traffic fatalities in 2020. What exactly is the state hoping to solve to reach tha...

Madson Ticket Appeals Disqualification as ASUU Presidential Elections Kick Off

Madson Ticket Appeals Disqualification as ASUU Presidential Elections Kick Off

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

February 12, 2020

  Update: As of Feb. 13, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Madson Ticket's case on Feb. 17. They are now temporarily reinstated to the race. Campaigning for Associated Students of the University of Utah President kicked off Monday, and the Madson Ticket, Kaden Madson, Delaney Horchover and Chandler Blount, were disqualified that night from the race because...

Vanishing Bookstores, Rare Books in Rarer Places

Vanishing Bookstores, Rare Books in Rarer Places

By Ivana Martinez

February 11, 2020

  Through a glass door, there are rows and rows of books — on the sofa, on carts, on the coffee table, scattered on the floor, toppled on overstuffed shelves — and among the stacks, there's Ken Sanders.  For 23 years, Ken Sanders Rare Books has been on 268 South 200 East in Salt Lake Cit...

New Pleasure Pack Service Sees Early Success

New Pleasure Pack Service Sees Early Success

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

February 10, 2020

The spring 2020 semester marks the beginning of a campus-wide contraceptive initiative at the University of Utah called the Pleasure Pack. The Pleasure Pack is a free delivery service ran through the Center of Student Wellness and Campus Contraceptive Initiative where students can order a variety of con...

Four Candidates Announce Runs for ASUU Presidential Elections

Four Candidates Announce Runs for ASUU Presidential Elections

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

February 10, 2020

Update: The Madson ticket has been disqualified from this election cycle for failing to complete "the orientation for all Executive candidates" and "the mandatory diversity education" requirements by their respective deadlines as outlined in the Executive 2019-2020 Candidate Packet. As the university prepares for a new school year, the Associated Students of the University of Utah, the student government at...

The Pull of the U’s Asia Campus

The Pull of the U’s Asia Campus

By Kayleigh Silverstein

February 8, 2020

  Hallyu is the “Korean Wave,” meaning Korean popular culture (including music, cuisine and movies) is spreading all around the world. As hallyu influence grows, students can take advantage of the University of Utah's learning abroad program and spend some time in the heart of it. “I ...

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