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January Crime Report

By Emily Anderson February 7, 2017

EMPLOYEE RECEIVES MYSTERIOUS PACKAGE A University of Utah employee at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics was sent a suspicious box on Jan. 11. The employee contacted police, who investigated the package....

U and Board of Regents Create New Policies to Handle Sexual Assault

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator January 30, 2017

The U has encountered a lot of issues with sexual assault in the last few months, from Halloween’s alleged assault— the investigation of which was later suspended—to stories of sexual assault published...

Sexual Assault

Nowhere to Turn: One U Student’s Experience with Sexual Assault

It was 3:30 a.m. one early spring morning last year when she called her mother to ask for help. At first, her mother didn’t understand what had happened, only that her daughter had been hurt. After...

Alexis Ault was verbally assaulted while parking her car at the U.

Suspect Identified in Multiple Subaru Thefts on Campus

By Katie Buda November 29, 2016

Police are investigating several auto thefts and burglary cases involving Subarus made in the late 90s. Suspect Erick Bryan Curtis has been identified to be involved in the auto thefts, which occurred...

Madeline MacDonald, BYU Sexual Assault Survivor, Shares Her Story

Madeline MacDonald, BYU Sexual Assault Survivor, Shares Her Story

By Zoe Kozlowski November 17, 2016

Madeline MacDonald took on an institution. MacDonald, now a University of Utah student, began her collegiate career at BYU where she was sexually assaulted leading to the uncovering of the gross mishandling...

Alexis Ault was verbally assaulted while parking her car at the U.

Visiting Professor Verbally Assaulted on Campus

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator November 14, 2016

Disclaimer: this article contains graphic, sexually charged language. A faculty guest — a professor and researcher — was verbally assaulted on campus Wednesday as she tried to find a parking spot. Dr....

Panelists Discuss Rape and Consent at Salt Lake Tribune Hosted Event

By Rachael Folland November 4, 2016

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, The Salt Lake Tribune hosted the event, Confronting Rape Culture: A Conversation About Consent. Five panelists; including Jessica Luther, Nunia Pena, Cara Tangoro, Saeed Shihab and...

BREAKING: Female Student Raped at Gunpoint by Suspect in Halloween-Mask, Suspect at Large

BREAKING: Female Student Raped at Gunpoint by Suspect in Halloween-Mask, Suspect at Large

By Katie Buda October 31, 2016

An unknown suspect in a Halloween mask held a female student at gunpoint around 12:15 p.m. He then raped her in the parking lot of the Merrill Engineering Building, the student told police. The suspect...

Not Clowning Around – What Does This Creepy Clown Craze Mean For The U?

Not Clowning Around – What Does This Creepy Clown Craze Mean For The U?

By Kelsey Kenyon October 25, 2016

The bizarre clown scare has been spreading like crazy all over the globe. A prank once thought to be funny and completely harmless has turned into a serious matter. Originally, the problem with clowns...

Salt Lake City police escort marchers during a rally and march commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day along 1300 East in Salt Lake City, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.

Staying Safe Over Halloween

By Zoe Kozlowski October 24, 2016

This Halloween, the U’s student body will fill the surrounding neighborhoods to celebrate with their friends. With all of the ongoing festivities, and those that involve drinking in particular, it is...