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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Diversity office changes name to promote equality

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

By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News EditorThe 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,...

Former student stalks U professor

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer September 4, 2008

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterSome students take a genuine liking to their teachers. Others take it a step too far. According to a police report filed in May 2007, a student who was last registered for...

New public health chief to expand programs and campus involvement

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

By Lana Groves, Asst. News EditorStephen 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...

Palin touts reforms, critizes Obama?s campaign

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramST. PAUL8212;Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin spoke Wednesday night before an electrified audience at the Xcel Energy Center, centering...

TRAILS program keeps spinal-cord injury patients active

By By Michael Olson, Staff Writer September 4, 2008

By Michael Olson, Staff WriterOne of David Gillespie's favorite pastimes used to be riding his bike, but after he suffered a broken back on Christmas Eve last year, he wasn't sure he would ever ride again.Gillespie,...

Police Reports

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer September 4, 2008

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterGun TheftA student reported that his $280 automatic rifle was stolen. The victim reported his blue .380 automatic Kel-Tec P-3AT missing to campus police at 9 a.m. on Wednesday....

Field House classes help students stay fit

By By Clayton Norlen, Staff Writer September 4, 2008

By Clayton Norlen, Staff WriterStaying fit, feeling good and releasing the stresses of school are some of the reasons students at the Field House said they exercise."We just want to get people moving,...

U researchers create 3-D x-ray for hip displacement

By By Lana Groves, Asst. News Editor September 3, 2008

By Lana Groves, Asst. News EditorU researchers have a new device that gives them Superman-like x-ray vision.Instead of looking through walls, researchers will use two digital x-ray cameras, attached to...

U to reopen library east entrance in October

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

By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News EditorAfter nearly a year of closure, the Marriott Library's east entrance is set to reopen in October.Administrators at the library are seeking a temporary occupancy permit...

Counter-conventions raise question of RNC unity

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramST. PAUL, MINN.8212;The Republican National Convention hasn't included any talk of a historic roll call. Although there have been no pleads for party...