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Utahns Fight to Protect Title X

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer June 13, 2019

  From the beginning of President Trump’s administration, Trump has vowed to “defund Planned Parenthood.” Earlier this year, Trump and his administration began to make good on that promise...

Vice President of Student Relations Gabe Martinez, Student Body President Anna Barnes, Vice President of University Relations Latifa Yaqoobi and Chief of Staff Amanda Carrasco (Courtesy of Anna Barnes)

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...

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, Truman Scholarship Recipient Samantha Thorne and Hinckely Institute of Politics Director Jason Perry (Courtesy of Samantha Thorne)

U Student Named Truman Scholar for Utah

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor 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....

Identity Evropa held a banner reading, Stop the invasion, end immigration, above the Block U on Saturday, Feb. 9. (Photo courtesy of Patrick Casey)

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...

(from left to right) Kendall FitzGerald, Kaden Plewe, Rebecca Hardenbrook, and Jewell Lund in front of the United States Capitol Building, one of the several sights in between the Senate and House building on Capitol Hill. (Photo courtesy of Rebecca Hardenbrook)

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...

Associated Students of the University of Utah is the Us student government. It has three branches — executive, legislative and judicial. (The Daily Utah Chronicle)

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...

Vice President of Student Relations Xandra Pryor, President Connor Morgan and Vice President of University Relations Maggie Gardner took office on April 25, 2018.

(Courtesy of ASUU)

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...

HIP Talks winners pose in the Hinckley Forum room from left to right: runners-up Avery Druton, Miranda Stewart, Zac Ray, audience favorite Isha Shadale, runner-up Bryce Wilson, and grand-prize winner Rachel Carlson. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

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...

Scott Paul and Andrea Prasow spoke to students and others in the Hinckley Caucus Room. (Courtesy of Abigail Barney.)

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...

Courtesy of Nick Steffens

Shireen Ghorbani’s Committed Service From the Peace Corps to the Salt Lake County Council

By Christina Giardinelli March 22, 2019

Shireen Ghorbani hails from Bismarck, North Dakota, but has been living in Utah since moving here to pursue a master's degree at the University of Utah. Now a communications professional in the in the...