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Parkin: What College Graduates Wish They Had Known

Parkin: What College Graduates Wish They Had Known

By Natalie Parkin

February 19, 2018

“College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?” This quote by David Wood, a member of the Society of Christian Philosophers, may be funny, but I think many can relate....

Braden: Coming to Terms With The “Athletic Fee”

Braden: Coming to Terms With The “Athletic Fee”

By Paul Braden

February 19, 2018

For Americans, it’s difficult to imagine a college experience without a hefty price tag. Other than the fortunate few who secure full-ride scholarships, the majority of students know the debt awaiting them after graduation. Rising living costs and annual tuition increases serve to provide another deficit...

Parkin: The Best and Worst Study Locations on U’s Campus

Parkin: The Best and Worst Study Locations on U’s Campus

By Natalie Parkin

February 18, 2018

Getting sufficient studying done as college students is crucial for our grades and futures, but finding the perfect place to study on campus can be hard. Distractions are everywhere. Friends, noise, warm temperatures or even a soft, cushy couch can all be dangerous factors when trying to study. When...

Coleman: Prison Reform a Conservative Effort

Coleman: Prison Reform a Conservative Effort

By Nicholas Coleman

February 6, 2018

Most people do not associate conservatism with prison reform. Mandatory sentencing policies have not been a mainstream issue for several years. Nonetheless, amending the justice system to compensate for varying socioeconomic backgrounds between ethnic groups has become a focus for Republican lawmake...

Braden: What Tax Bill Means for Utah Students

Braden: What Tax Bill Means for Utah Students

By Paul Braden

February 1, 2018

The new tax bill has arrived in its final form, and Senate and House Republicans can barely contain their undying enthusiasm for it. The road to passing this seemingly half-baked effort faced a deserved fair share of hiccups along the way, but eventually squeaked its way into law with a Republican majority...

Braden: Thoughts on Affirmative Action in Medicine

Braden: Thoughts on Affirmative Action in Medicine

By Paul Braden

January 31, 2018

The road to remain competitive for graduate school programs has long been an arduous effort for a small portion of the population. Students at the top of their undergraduate classes in both G.P.A. and entrance exam score percentiles know all too well the dedication and perseverance required to attain...

Braden: Tuition Costs Should Focus on Education Quality

Braden: Tuition Costs Should Focus on Education Quality

By Paul Braden

January 16, 2018

Students attending public universities are well aware of the series of certain hard-to-swallow realities that simply come with attending one. Along with the rigor involved with the actual course work and the continually rising bar set to determine competitiveness, students face a myriad of other, non-aca...

Barney: Thank You to My U Professors, My Final Advice

Barney: Thank You to My U Professors, My Final Advice

By Autumn Barney

December 16, 2017

I can’t believe this is my last article. I have enjoyed writing for this wonderful paper. But, next semester is my last semester and I need to focus on applying to grad schools. I wanted to use this opportunity to give my final advice to students everywhere. This advice got me through a tough three...

Patience: Top Nine Best Types of Students

Patience: Top Nine Best Types of Students

By Alisa Patience

December 8, 2017

It's easy to get caught up in everything that annoys us about school, especially during this time of year. But I would like to take some time to thank those who aren't annoying, those who actually make us feel better about school throughout the stress of finals. This list is not in any specific order...

Richards: Invest In All Students

Richards: Invest In All Students

By Connor Richards

December 8, 2017

It appears the University of Utah cares more about some students than others. An investigation by The Utah Chronicle found the Performance Arts Building (PAB) is one of the least cared for buildings on campus. The fact that PAB is a performing arts facility, as opposed to a medicine or engineering buildi...

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