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Could Pay for Play Be Coming to Utah?

Could Pay for Play Be Coming to Utah?

By Marshall Foster

October 2, 2019

  Should student-athletes in college be able to profit from endorsements and the use of their image? This has been a raging debate in the world of collegiate athletics for years. The NCAA has clear rules on athletes receiving any sort of pay: the answer is no. If student-athletes take any mo...

Salt Lake City to Become Innovative Zone Alongside New York City

Salt Lake City to Become Innovative Zone Alongside New York City

By Angelyn Ramos

September 28, 2019

On Sept. 18, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission released a statement revealing their two new Innovation Zones: Salt Lake City and New York City will be participating in research surrounding 5G networks. More specifically, the University of Utah and Rice University will be participating in re...

TEDxSaltLakeCity in Review

TEDxSaltLakeCity in Review

By Angelyn Ramos

September 26, 2019

  For the past several years Salt Lake City has hosted its very own TEDx event, TEDxSaltLakeCity. This year's TEDxSaltLakeCity the University of Utah hosted the seventh annual event at Kingsbury Hall on Sept. 21, 2019.   Intro The day began with a moment of silence in honor of the ...

Remembering Elva Torres

Remembering Elva Torres

By Angelyn Ramos and Marshall Foster

September 25, 2019

  The University of Utah community is mourning the loss of one of our own, Elva "Lala" Torres. On Monday, Aug. 26, the ROTC cadet and U student began her regular morning physical training, but shortly after beginning, she collapsed and was transported to the University of Utah Hospital. On Wednesday,...

Meet The Wave: A Female Co-Working Space Bridging the Gender Equity Gap in Business

Meet The Wave: A Female Co-Working Space Bridging the Gender Equity Gap in Business

By Angelyn Ramos

September 23, 2019

When Joanna Smith moved back to Utah, she came back with the intention of “doing something for women.” Never in a million years did Smith think that something like The Wave would come out of that dream.  On Apr. 8, 2019, The Wave opened its doors for the first time. Located in downtown Salt La...

Juvenile Expungement Clinics Coming to Utah

Juvenile Expungement Clinics Coming to Utah

By Delaney Sheppard

September 22, 2019

This fall and winter, the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice is hosting two Juvenile Record Expungement Clinics throughout the state of Utah. These clinics work with students to expunge juvenile records, which may follow them into adulthood unknowingly. Many adults assume that their juvenile records w...

Lowell Bennion’s Legacy Continues

Lowell Bennion’s Legacy Continues

By Stephany Cortez

September 17, 2019

The Bennion Center at the University of Utah is preparing for its biggest service project of the academic school year, aiding about 35 different community agencies and programs — five more projects than last year. Currently, there are about 450 volunteers signed up and 1100 volunteer spots still open. Each year, there is a variety of service projects that ...

SLC Hosts the UN for 68th Annual Civil Society Conference

SLC Hosts the UN for 68th Annual Civil Society Conference

By Angelyn Ramos

September 10, 2019

  For the past 50 years, the United Nations has not held conferences outside of its own headquarters. In the summer of 2018, the U.N. announced that they would be holding their first conference outside of New York in the summer of 2019. On Aug. 26-28, 2019, the 68th annual Civil Society Conference took place in Salt Lake City at th...

Oil and Gas Development is Open on Former Grand-Staircase Escalante Lands

Oil and Gas Development is Open on Former Grand-Staircase Escalante Lands

By Miacel Spotted Elk

September 7, 2019

  Recently, the Bureau of Land Management has announced its plans for the former lands of the Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument. The area is open to development projects dedicated to oil, gas and mining. The monument was designated under the Antiquities Act in 1996, a proclamation und...

U Police Chief Dale Brophy Suddenly Announces Retirement

U Police Chief Dale Brophy Suddenly Announces Retirement

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

July 16, 2019

  In a statement Tuesday afternoon, University of Utah officials announced that U Police Chief Dale Brophy will retire on Oct. 15 of this year. Brophy has worked with the department since 2013, when he joined as deputy police chief. According to the statements, he was promoted to police chief...

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