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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, News Writer

September 25, 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, News Writer

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, News Writer

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, News Writer

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...

The Importance of a Second Language

The Importance of a Second Language

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Assistant News Editor

September 11, 2019

  When choosing any bachelor's degree, a student is faced with a choice: Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science? According to the Office of Undergraduate Studies, “Students pursuing a BA must take the required number of language courses and achieve certain competencies. Students pursuing...

See the World and Gain Experience Through the Hinckley Institute

See the World and Gain Experience Through the Hinckley Institute

By Stephany Cortez

September 4, 2019

  The Hinckley Institute at the University of Utah was established in 1965, founded by Robert H. Hinckley. His dream was to amplify opportunities in the form of internships, annual forums, lecture series, publications and university-level courses.In accordance with that dream, the Hinckley Institute ...

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Assistant News Editor

August 28, 2019

  The beehive is a symbol of hard work and industry. Not only that, it is the official state emblem of Utah. Beehives make an appearance in Utah’s state flag and the state seal, the Beehive Cluster is recognized as Utah’s official star cluster and the state insect is the beloved honeybee....

PlazaFest Connects Students to Campus

PlazaFest Connects Students to Campus

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

August 23, 2019

The University of Utah is considered a “commuter campus," as most of its students live off-campus, but that doesn’t stop the U from offering clubs, organizations and activities to bring students together. PlazaFest is the first big effort of the year made by the U where different student and community...

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