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The U Moves to Enforce the Now Year-Old Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

The U Moves to Enforce the Now Year-Old Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

By Marshall Foster

October 2, 2019

Over a year since the University of Utah started their new tobacco-free policy, the campus is still undergoing the process of implementation. Posters across campus present variations of "No scare tactics. No gimmicks. Campus is simply tobacco free." But is the campus actually tobacco-free, or just...

What to Do When Your Professor Goes AWOL

What to Do When Your Professor Goes AWOL

By Haley Oliphant

October 1, 2019

No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast.   When University of Utah student Schyler Fox took an online History 1500 course last spring, it started like any other. Several weeks into the semester, however, her professor seemed to disappear. “At the beginning of the semester, the teacher was really good,” Fox said. “The modules would be opened up in a timely manner for us ...

The Past and Future of the LGBT Resource Center

The Past and Future of the LGBT Resource Center

By Angelyn Ramos

October 1, 2019

  The LGBT Resource Center has been an ally and resource for the LGBTQ+ population of the University of Utah since 2002. In Feb. 2019, the resource center appointed new director, Dr. Clare Lemke. Dr. Lemke received her doctorate degree in American culture studies from Bowling State University. Pr...

Is On-Campus Employment Working for Students?

Is On-Campus Employment Working for Students?

By Stephany Cortez

September 26, 2019

On-campus employment at the University of Utah is meant as a learning experience for students to help them prepare for professional work after graduation. Jobs vary in time commitment, payment, department and required experience level. Most on-campus jobs provide flexibility for students’ school s...

SafeRide Started at the U Nearly a Month Ago. Is it Helping Students?

SafeRide Started at the U Nearly a Month Ago. Is it Helping Students?

By Marshall Foster

September 26, 2019

Tragic events in the past two years have raised some questions and concerns about whether or not the University of Utah takes its goal of a safe campus seriously. The new SafeRide shuttle is just one of the ways the U is trying to answer those concerns. The SafeRide shuttle is a free transportati...

The U’s Homecoming Welcomes Jesse McCartney

The U’s Homecoming Welcomes Jesse McCartney

By Marshall Foster

September 23, 2019

In 2004, a fresh-faced 17-year-old named Jesse McCartney graced the television screens of America's youth with his mid-tempo pop single "Beautiful Soul," becoming one of the first true teen heartthrobs of the modern era. McCartney's rise to the top of pop stardom was quick but short. Now, 15 years later,...

The U Continues to Limit Parking as Students Form a Petition

The U Continues to Limit Parking as Students Form a Petition

By Stephany Cortez

September 18, 2019

  The University of Utah has been eliminating centralized parking for the last five years. The centralized parking spaces that have since been eliminated allowed students to park in close proximity to their classrooms and provided them with less of a commute back to their vehicles. In fall 2018,...

MUSS Adopts New Ticket System — But Has it Impacted Sales?

MUSS Adopts New Ticket System — But Has it Impacted Sales?

By Marshall Foster

September 18, 2019

  “We’re up to snuff, we never bluff, we’re game for any fuss. No rival band of college fans dare meet us in the MUSS.” These are the words that the students of the University of Utah sing whenever the fight song plays. The MUSS is a unique student section within the world of college...

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 ...

The UCard: What Can U Do With It?

The UCard: What Can U Do With It?

By Marshall Foster

September 13, 2019

  One of the most important first steps for students when they first come for orientation at the University of Utah is to get their UCard. The UCard is the U's campus ID. New students are told it is one of the most important cards on campus and that they need to have it on their person at all...

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