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ASUU Inauguration Welcomes Incoming Presidency

ASUU Inauguration Welcomes Incoming Presidency

By Katelyn Collett

April 27, 2019

  The Associated Students of the University of Utah held an inauguration for the new student body presidency and other elected student government officers on April 24, 2019. Outgoing officers and student body presidency were also recognized.  Caroline Ranger, outgoing elections registrar, welcomed those in...

U Student Named Truman Scholar for Utah

U Student Named Truman Scholar for Utah

By Jacqueline Mumford

April 24, 2019

  On April 15, the University of Utah named its first Truman Scholarship recipient since 2014. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation began in 1975 in honor of President Harry S. Truman. The Foundation is an executive branch agency that distributes $30,000 scholarships annually to unive...

Former University of Utah Employee Linked to Hate Group Propaganda on Campus

Former University of Utah Employee Linked to Hate Group Propaganda on Campus

By Christina Giardinelli

April 19, 2019

  In recent years, the University of Utah has been the target of racist messages and propaganda from numerous hate groups. Over 240,000 of these groups' chat room messages were leaked in March by Unicorn Riot, a non-profit left-wing media collective, revealing that some of the flyers hung on cam...

U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

By Mandi Johansen

April 18, 2019

  Four University of Utah students attended a four-day CASE workshop in Washington D.C. put on by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The workshop was designed for graduate students interested in working in science policy. Rebecca Hardenbrook, a graduate student in math and...

Letter: The State of Student Government at the U

Letter: The State of Student Government at the U

By Guest Opinion

April 16, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] The Associated Students at the University of Utah are one of the lesser-known student organizations here on campus, which I do find odd, with i...

Vice President of Student Relations Censured by the Student Senate at the U

Vice President of Student Relations Censured by the Student Senate at the U

By Mandi Johansen

April 15, 2019

  Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) Vice President of Student Relations Xandra Pryor has been censured by the U's Student Senate and has been called on to resign by members of the ASUU body. Pryor could not be reached for comment. A formal censure, according to ASUU President...

ASUU Passes Resolution to Include Campus Safety Info on All U Syllabi

ASUU Passes Resolution to Include Campus Safety Info on All U Syllabi

By Nicholas Rush

April 11, 2019

  With campus safety affairs being all too close to home here at the University of Utah, there is some good news regarding steps to enhance awareness of safety resources here on campus. On April 1, in an Academic Senate meeting, ASUU passed a resolution to include elements related to campus safe...

Students Speak About Their Passions in this Year’s HIP Talks

Students Speak About Their Passions in this Year’s HIP Talks

By Mandi Johansen

April 10, 2019

  This year’s HIP Talks final round at the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics brought a large turnout of people in support of the speakers. The event was sponsored by the Hinckley Institute along with Associated Students of the University of Utah. Students each prepared a two-minute...

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 of Utah Hosts Forum on Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

University of Utah Hosts Forum on Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

By Mandi Johansen

March 23, 2019

  The Hinckley Institute of Politics and the Tanner Center for Human Rights put on a Pizza & Politics event titled "Human Rights and the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen." The panel featured two speakers who shared information about the crisis in Yemen. The first in the panelist was Scott Pa...

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