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Old Bones, New Discoveries at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Old Bones, New Discoveries at the Natural History Museum of Utah

By Kayleigh Silverstein

February 19, 2020

  The Natural History Museum of Utah, situated in the foothills just above the University of Utah, announced on Jan. 24 that a new species of dinosaur was officially named the Allosaurus jimmadseni. The first part of the name, Allosaurus, translates to “different reptile” and refers to a gr...

Madson Ticket Officially Disqualified, Primary Elections to No Longer Take Place

Madson Ticket Officially Disqualified, Primary Elections to No Longer Take Place

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

February 18, 2020

  At an Associated Students of University of Utah Supreme Court hearing on Feb. 17, the Madson ticket — Kaden Madson, Delaney Horchover and Chandler Blount — was officially disqualified from the ASUU presidential race as the court ruled in favor of the elections registrar Audrey Stegman.  ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Formula U Racing Team Works Toward New Goals and Competitions

Formula U Racing Team Works Toward New Goals and Competitions

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

February 1, 2020

While students are getting into the swing of the spring semester, members of the Formula U Racing team, the University of Utah’s section of Formula SAE, are in the middle of a year-long project. They are working to build an electric car with a full carbon fiber monocoque, the structural skin of the ...

Possible Changes to Crimsons Nights May Lead to New Events

Possible Changes to Crimsons Nights May Lead to New Events

By Joseph Moss, News Writer

February 1, 2020

  Crimson Nights, late-night events hosted at the A. Ray Olpin Union Building, may be docked from four events per school year to two. Students have mixed feelings about this possible change. “I find that an interesting choice, probably not for the better,” said Bergen Meyer, a sophomore ma...

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