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A Look at Incheon Global Campus’ 2019 Music Festival

A Look at Incheon Global Campus’ 2019 Music Festival

By Nina Yu, News Writer

November 27, 2019

The Incheon Global Campus held its 2019 Music Festival on Nov. 6. The IGC invited three VIP guests and had multiple students from each of the four schools on campus performing. Korean universities have a tradition of holding school festivals in early spring or autumn. The timing is usually chosen b...

U’s Asia Campus Prioritizes Mental Health

U’s Asia Campus Prioritizes Mental Health

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

November 27, 2019

The University of Utah Asia Campus hosted an open session about mental health on October 17th. Faculty, staff and students participated and shared their perspectives regarding mental health. The school also began a social media challenge going from October to December and will pick four random winners...

After Almost a Year, What Are Students Saying About The Hive?

After Almost a Year, What Are Students Saying About The Hive?

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

November 26, 2019

Behind the Sage Point dorms sits the Hive, a late-night pizzeria that is the product of a partnership between Chartwells and the Housing and Residential Education Office on campus. The Hive opened in the spring semester of 2019 and serves about 135 students a night, according to the Housing and Residential...

Activists and Experts Discuss End of Conversion Therapy

Activists and Experts Discuss End of Conversion Therapy

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer

November 24, 2019

  Mathew Shurka — the cofounder and chief strategist of the National Center for Lesbian Rights Born Perfect campaign — defined conversion therapy as “Any attempt where someone attempts to change another person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.” Along with o...

Jehovah’s Witnesses Proselytize at the Union

Jehovah’s Witnesses Proselytize at the Union

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

November 23, 2019

For almost a month, local Jehovah’s Witnesses have spent nearly every morning on campus. They are set up either outside the A. Ray Olpin Union or on the first floor or the Union near the food court. At their tables, two representatives are armed with pamphlets about their religion and a cart full...

U Students Optimistic About Recent Huntsman Family Donation

U Students Optimistic About Recent Huntsman Family Donation

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 4, 2019, the Huntsman family, University of Utah President Ruth Watkins and Associated Students of the University of Utah President Anna Barnes held a press conference to announce the Huntsman family will donate $150 million to help diagnose, study and treat mental illnesses. The U's hospital already has one of the best...

Cameras, Commuter Services and More: Updates in Officer’s Circle

Cameras, Commuter Services and More: Updates in Officer’s Circle

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

November 21, 2019

It has been a little under a month since the Housing and Residential Education Office at the University of Utah held a town hall to discuss issues at the houses in Officers Circle. Cameras inside of the house and the lack of residential parking at Officers Circle are just a couple of the issues raised b...

Understanding Student Loans and How to Pay for School

Understanding Student Loans and How to Pay for School

By Barbara Pace, News Writer

November 20, 2019

  Dave Ramsey and Democratic presidential candidates have increasingly commented on the student loan crisis recently. The national student loan debt has skyrocketed to about $1.5 trillion. Higher education costs have more than doubled since the 1980s. On average, today’s graduates are taking ...

Career and Internship Development Center on Asia Campus Surviving Without Director

Career and Internship Development Center on Asia Campus Surviving Without Director

By Mitch Shin and Nina Yu

November 15, 2019

  The University of Utah Asia Campus opened in September 2014, but the decision to open up the Career and Internship Development Center was made in March 2018. According to Randall McCriilis, UAC Dean of Students, the reason why the UAC did not have the CIDC until Spring 2018 was the lack of gra...

Racist Posters Flood U’s Campus Again

Racist Posters Flood U’s Campus Again

By Joseph A. Moss

November 8, 2019

Over the weekend of Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, the University of Utah had multiple posters posted around campus with rhetoric that included: “it’s okay to be white” and “Reclaim America.” Although the U has said multiple times that it does not align itself with this rhetoric, groups have consistently posted racist messages on campus. Some of these messages ha...

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