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A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

August 22, 2019

  Within the Academic year of 2018-2019, the University of Utah witnessed very violent and very public crimes. In October of 2018, senior and All-Star track athlete Lauren McCluskey was murdered on campus. A few months later a student was sexually assaulted in the parking lot of the Marriott...

Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

By Justin Prather, Print Managing Editor

August 21, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. In 1990, then-President George H.W. Bush signed the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act into law. Commonly known as the Clery Act, the legislation’s creation was the result of efforts by Constance and Howard Clery after their daughter, Jeanne, was sexually assaulted and murdered in her Lehigh University dorm room by another...

Crimson Nights Goes to the Boardwalk

Crimson Nights Goes to the Boardwalk

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

August 20, 2019

  With the new school year about to start, students at the University of Utah have mixed feelings. Some feel as though their summer went by way too fast while others feel excited to return for another year at the U. However, many can get behind the excitement for the U’s biggest party of the...

U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

August 19, 2019

  A student film entitled "Refugee Voices" featuring student refugees and their stories of migration held its premiere Aug. 17 at the University of Utah College of Social Work. The film was part of an exhibit showcasing the refugee experience of coming to the United States. The film and accompanying ex...

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

August 14, 2019

  Earlier this summer, the students of the Marriott Honors Community (MHC) experienced an upheaval. For the first time in seven years, students living in the MHC were relocated to other housing on campus, due to the predicted impact of construction that the South Campus Housing & Dining pr...

University of Utah Now Accessible on the Common App

University of Utah Now Accessible on the Common App

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

August 6, 2019

  In an effort to make the University of Utah a more accessible and diverse school, the U has been working to join the many other schools using the Common Application. On Aug. 1, the U announced that it had been officially added to the list of international institutions on the Common Application.  ...

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

June 4, 2019

  It’s small, on the fourth floor in the Union and shrouded in boxes of Huggies. A quote on the wall by late anthropologist George Dorsey reads “Play is the beginning of knowledge.” This is the University of Utah’s Center for Child Care and Family Resources, tasked with overseeing multiple...

Religion on Campus More Diverse Than Rest of State, With Proportion of Latter-day Saints Over 15% Lower

Religion on Campus More Diverse Than Rest of State, With Proportion of Latter-day Saints Over 15% Lower

By Emily Anderson

May 10, 2019

  Statewide, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints comprise 61.55% — nearly two-thirds — of the state population, according to a December 2018 article published by The Salt Lake Tribune. Although the University of Utah is the state’s flagship institution, its demographics lo...

U Librarian Visits U’s Asia Campus

U Librarian Visits U’s Asia Campus

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

May 10, 2019

  Nicole Pankiewicz, a research assistant librarian from the U's Salt Lake Campus, visited the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) on April 11. Pankiewicz taught political science in Ohio before she started her librarian job in January 2019. She is dedicated to supporting UAC students in...

U’s Asia Campus Hosts Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg

U’s Asia Campus Hosts Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

April 30, 2019

  Peter Pae, Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg, visited the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) on April 19, 2019. Pae has been the bureau chief for Bloomberg Korea since July 2015 when he returned to his homeland after 45 years in the U.S. He oversees a foreign bureau with 60 employees. Before...

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