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U Hosts Career Panel for Students Interested in Going Global

U Hosts Career Panel for Students Interested in Going Global

By Mandi Johansen

March 31, 2019

  The International and Area Studies Department at the University of Utah hosted its Going Global Career Panel on March 27. Several distinguished guests were invited, including U alumni, to speak to students and answer questions about global jobs while offering advice on networking and working...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

By Amy Loret

March 30, 2019

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and University of Utah students can plan to engage with SAAM in several different ways thanks to initiatives planned by the U's SAAM Committee. Further information and a full list of events during SAAM is posted on the Center for Student Wellness...

Memorial Fund for Lauren McCluskey Raises $94,000

Memorial Fund for Lauren McCluskey Raises $94,000

By Mandi Johansen

March 30, 2019

  Content Warning: This article mentions the events of Lauren McCluskey's death. In the wake of the death of University of Utah track athlete Lauren McCluskey, a memorial fund was set up in her name. According to a page on the U's Development Office website, "This fund has been established ...

The U Bids On Hosting a 2020 Presidential and VP Debate

The U Bids On Hosting a 2020 Presidential and VP Debate

By Nicholas Rush

March 28, 2019

  Imagine President Donald Trump’s voice bellowing throughout the Huntsman Center, bulky cameras and “we are live” red lights abound. That could very well be the case if the University of Utah wins the bid to host one of four Presidential and Vice Presidential debates in 2020. The U, in t...

University Dining Services to Upgrade Style and Menu

University Dining Services to Upgrade Style and Menu

By Connor Applegate

March 27, 2019

  The Peterson Heritage Center (PHC) will be getting significant upgrades to its dining services that are expected to commence Fall 2019 and continue in several phases through Fall 2020. The project has based its plans on student-driven research derived primarily from focus groups with the goal...

Sexual Assault Reported On U Campus

Sexual Assault Reported On U Campus

By Amy Loret

March 26, 2019

  Content Warning: This article deals with sexual assault and campus safety. A list of campus resources is provided at the bottom. University of Utah police are investigating a sexual assault that reportedly occurred on the U’s campus. In the victim’s report, a woman described being se...

Inequality in Residential Meal Plans

Inequality in Residential Meal Plans

By Katelyn Collett

March 25, 2019

  As any student who has stayed at the dorms on campus, you have more than likely experienced having a meal plan offered by the University of Utah. Most of the housing options on campus require a meal plan and there’s also a plan that those who are not residents have the ability to purchase....

Student Veterans at Utah Invite Community Members Out to ‘Sweat for a Vet 5K’ Fundraiser

Student Veterans at Utah Invite Community Members Out to ‘Sweat for a Vet 5K’ Fundraiser

By Mandi Johansen

March 21, 2019

  The Student Veterans at Utah (SVU) is holding the second annual 5K run fundraiser at the University of Utah on Saturday, March 23. According to the “Sweat for a Vet 5K” event page, “the Student Veterans at the U are celebrating the sacrifice that all Vets have made for our country.” SVU is a club at the U that provides veterans with re...

Utah Legislature Puts a Stop to ‘Lauren’s Law’

Utah Legislature Puts a Stop to ‘Lauren’s Law’

By Mandi Johansen

March 20, 2019

  The murder of fellow U student Lauren McCluskey in October 2018 spurred several calls to action to increase safety, including the proposal of House Bill 190 in the Utah Legislative Session, which came to be known as “Lauren’s Law.” Lauren’s Law will not be moving forward. Filed b...

U Hosts ‘Truth in Tuition’ Event, Addresses Proposed Tuition Increase

U Hosts ‘Truth in Tuition’ Event, Addresses Proposed Tuition Increase

By Nicholas Rush

March 20, 2019

  The 2019 Truth in Tuition event held in the Gould Auditorium of the Marriott Library was geared towards illuminating the different ways that the University of Utah is addressing the proposed tuition hike of 3.2 percent, which may start this summer semester, according to Vice President of budget ana...

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