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U doctoral student awarded literary prize

By By Niccolo Barber, Staff Writer

September 14, 2008

By Niccolo Barber, Staff WriterKathryn Cowles, a creative writing doctorate student and teacher at the U, recently won the 2008 Dorothy Brunsman Poetry Prize from Bear Star Press for her poetry collection Eleanor, Eleanor, not your real name.Each year, Bear Star Press holds a competitive contest for ne...

Oasis Crimson Nights tonight

By By Rita Totten, Staff Writer and By Rita Totten, Staff Writer

September 11, 2008

By Rita Totten, Staff WriterCrimson Nights is starting off the school year tonight with an Oasis beach theme.The Union Programming Council, which hosts the monthly Crimson Nights party at the Union, hopes the theme will boost attendance."We want each and every event this year to be unique," said Ashley...

Senate approves entrepreneur minor

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor

September 10, 2008

By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News EditorU non-business major students interested in starting their own business might get an opportunity to receive valuable training on campus.The U Academic Senate overwhelmingly passed a measure Sept. 8 to create an entrepreneurship minor program through the David Eccles School...

Muslim Student Association promotes understanding of faith

By By Clayton Norlen, Staff Writer

September 10, 2008

By Clayton Norlen, Staff WriterStudent members of the Muslim Students Association gathered in the Union's main entrance Tuesday to speak with anyone willing to share in conversation. The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is a time in Islam where participating members of the faith abstain from food or dri...

Seminar promotes awareness of the homeless through concert

By By Alex Cragun, Staff Writer

September 10, 2008

By Alex Cragun, Staff WriterInstead of hosting a discussion-filled seminar on what causes homelessness, artists and musicians told the tale through a concert.Students who attended the concert in Gardner Hall Sept. 4, sponsored by The Leonardo, an art, culture and science center at the U, and the U School...

UMFA provides nonmajor art lovers a chance to volunteer

By By Michael Olson, Staff Writer

September 10, 2008

By Michael Olson, Staff WriterAnne Bennett has loved art most of her life, but since she became a medical student at the U, she hasn't been able to find time to enjoy it. Thanks to a volunteer opportunity for students at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Bennett can stay involved in her hobby."I thought thi...

New UTA Ed-Passes ready for pick up

By By Isabella Bravo, Staff Writer

September 10, 2008

By Isabella Bravo, Staff WriterThe new UTA Ed-Passes are here...finally. The UCard Office, Commuter Services and the University Campus Store are now issuing the passes to students, faculty and staff.While working at the UCard Office on Wednesday, Sarah England, an undeclared sophomore, helped the steady ...

Faculty find it easy to park

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer

September 9, 2008

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterMost U faculty and staff members have an easy time finding places to park on campus. There are, however, are a few wrenches in an otherwise convenient setup."Most of (the faculty) are here early in the morning, way before students get here," said Abby Dohanos, an academic adv...

Commuter Services says parking availability not a problem

By By David Servatius, Staff Writer

September 9, 2008

By David Servatius, Staff WriterAlthough the consensus among students seems to be that finding parking at the U is a problem, the facts tell a different story.According to U Commuter Services, there is more than enough parking for all students who drive to campus. Finding it, however, depends to a lar...

Redfest goes green

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer

September 9, 2008

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterThe fall music festival Redfest is named to represent U school spirit, but this year the name Greenfest wouldn't be far off.The Associated Students of the University of Utah's Presenter's Office will be promoting sustainable lifestyles at the annual music concert Sept. ...

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