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In Photos: Therapy pets come to the U

In Photos: Therapy pets come to the U

By Chris Samuels

December 9, 2015

In the midst of finals week, two groups hope to make life a little easier for U students. Therapy Animals of Utah, a nonprofit group, is coming to campus on three occasions this week to offer therapy pets to students who need stress relief from finals. They were at the social work building from 11 am...

New Online Course Teaches Students How to Have a Healthy Body Image

New Online Course Teaches Students How to Have a Healthy Body Image

December 9, 2015

Students struggling with self-esteem issues because of body image can treat themselves to self-care this spring by enrolling in a new online course called “Developing a Healthy Body Image.” Colleges are a breeding ground for negative body image. According to the National Eating Disorders Association,...

Students Gear Up for Annual Pre-Finals Week Canoe Battleship

Students Gear Up for Annual Pre-Finals Week Canoe Battleship

December 1, 2015

Have you ever wanted to sink your friend’s canoe? Now is the time to try it. On Friday, Dec. 11, Campus Recreation Services (CRS) will host its semi-annual canoe battleship tournament at the Student Life Center. Campus Recreation Services is billing this event as a fun way to de-stress before heading...

U Student Wins Award at Harvard Hackathon

U Student Wins Award at Harvard Hackathon

November 23, 2015

What kind of computer program could you develop and code in 36 hours? Calvin Chhour, a junior in computer science, recently participated in Harvard’s first ever hackathon and won the International Development award for his team’s project, Stegosaurus. HackHarvard brings students from all over th...

Chartwells and Y4AL Resolve to Cooperate to Improve Vegan Options

Chartwells and Y4AL Resolve to Cooperate to Improve Vegan Options

November 13, 2015

The vegan banana nut muffins and peanut butter cookies on the table seemed like a peace offering. Chartwells, the U’s food service provider, held a meeting to address the petition submitted by You for Animal Liberation (Y4AL), a U vegan group. Y4AL is advocating for more plant-based-food options and...

Campus Store Offers Discounted Apple Products to Faculty, Staff on Nov. 17

Campus Store Offers Discounted Apple Products to Faculty, Staff on Nov. 17

November 11, 2015

If you're looking to buy an Apple product, you might want to stop by the Campus Store next week. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the University Campus Store and Health Sciences Store will host their annual Apple sale day. The MacBook pro 13-inch and previous generation iMacs will have an eight percent discount....

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