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A historical photo of the A. Ray Olpin Student Union. (Courtesy of J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collections)

U Origins: How Landscaping Projects in the 1970s Ended On-Campus Protests

By MJ Jewkes and Rachel Kloepfer July 8, 2023

  “We set out to visually express the character and dignity of the U in an atmosphere which is cheerful, peaceful and ecologically sound,” said Bruce Jensen, former director of campus planning...

Plaque inside the A. Ray Olpin University Union at the University of Utah on Saturday Feb. 4, 2023.

The 66-Year History of the A. Ray Olpin Student Union

By Caelan Roberts, Online Managing Editor February 11, 2023

  In 1947, the University of Utah had a problem. The number of students on campus was nearing 10,000, and the student union — then located in Gardner Hall — was being outgrown. An article...

A service project organized by the Asian American Student Association (AASA) at their panel discussion on Nov. 17, 2022.

Amplify Event Discusses Serving Communities of Color on Campus

By Caelan Roberts, Online Managing Editor November 18, 2022

  When Rome Aguilar, second-year political science and economics major, began in his role as the associate director for the Union Programming Council's Community Service Board, he realized that...

U Counseling Center displays green flags with students relationship expectations on Oct. 28, 2021. (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Red Flag Project: U’s Counseling Center Spreads Awareness of Interpersonal Violence

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer November 24, 2021

  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At the University of Utah, this is a time to support both survivors of interpersonal violence and secondary survivors, those who are "affected by...

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U TRIO Program Celebrates Día de Los Muertos with Traditional Altar

By Isaac Dunaway, Sports Writer November 12, 2021

  On Nov. 1, 2021,  Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed a proclamation to make Nov. 1-2 Día de los Muertos Days. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead in English, is a holiday originating...

The A. Ray Olpin Unions food court sits empty on September 21st 2020. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Dining On Campus: Early Closing Hours and Self Service

By Stephanie Hong, News Writer October 21, 2021

  In the 2021 fall semester, as many students returned to campus, they also returned to the A. Ray Olpin Student Union, causing the Union Food Court to have most tables filled and lines for food...