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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle


Union working to debug fire alarm system

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor September 7, 2008

A glitch in the Union's fire alarm system sent students streaming outside for the third time in two days Friday afternoon.

U offers options for emergency alerts

By By Rochelle McConkie, News Editor September 7, 2008

Students and faculty can now sign up on their Campus Information System page to receive emergency notifications of situations such as snow closures, power outages, traffic jams or a campus shooting.

Local internships still available through HIP

By By David Servatius, Staff Writer September 7, 2008

Working as a local intern for the Hinckley Institute of Politics, Pasker, a senior majoring in economics, addressed concerns Utah residents had in the senator's local office rather than in Washington, D.C., ranging from veteran and military affairs to Department of Corrections and local business issues.

New public health chief to expand programs and campus involvement

By By Lana Groves, Asst. News Editor September 4, 2008

Stephen Alder has watched for seven years as the former public health division chief promoted healthy living and addressed health issues at the U and in the state. Now it's his turn to take the reins.

Diversity office changes name to promote equality

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor September 4, 2008

The U Office of Diversity announced Thursday that it has changed its name to the Office of Equity and Diversity. Octavio Villalpando, associate vice president of the office, said the new name will more accurately reflect the U's growing student and faculty diversity and ensure greater equality in all aspects of campus life.

U to reopen library east entrance in October

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor September 3, 2008

Administrators at the library are seeking a temporary occupancy permit from the state to open the entrance, which, according to Library Facilities and Service Access manager Ian Godfrey, will open Oct. 208212;the one-year anniversary of its closure.

U Bike Collective growing, seeing more action

By By Isabella Bravo, Staff Writer September 3, 2008

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bike Collective Director Weston Edwards and former director Jon Wilkey tag team on the Union Patio fixing bikes for free and talking to anyone who will listen about the benefits of cycling and bike commuting.

RedPages not as helpful as promised

By By Niccolo Barber, Rochelle McConkie September 3, 2008

ASUU's began distributing its new publication, RedPages, last week, but some students were surprised because the booklet was supposed to be more than a planner.

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