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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Lessons learned the hard way

November 1, 2006
David Vergobbi is rumored to be one of the toughest teachers in the mass communication department at the U. His mass communication law class is specifically notorious for being the one that will test the stress levels of the students who take it. He requires the best from his students.

Health Science Briefs

By By Natalie Hale November 1, 2006
Head lice's days are numbered The Lousebuster, an invention created by U researchers to get rid of head lice, is on its way to being commercially available. "The contraption eradicates 100 percent of lice eggs and 80 percent of hatched lice found in human hair," said Dale Clayton, U professor of cellular biology and co-inventor of the machine.

Opposing mandatory health insurance is socially irresponsible

March 2, 2006
Editor: Is the question of mandatory student health insurance really a debate? Indiana, Georgia, Emory, Ohio State, Vermont and all UC schools (including Berkeley and UCLA) are just a few schools that require all students to have health insurance. About 90 percent of private schools have this requirement (BYU since 1989), and more and more public schools are requiring students to be covered.

Headline: Leave our school alone!

January 24, 2006
Conservatives are supposed to hate government intrusiveness-yet this trait is exhibited on a yearly basis by the Utah Legislature. Utah conservatives love to meddle in other people's affairs, particularly those of U students. Every year, the Legislature passes laws that have to do with higher education.

Online Poll results

January 24, 2006

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Students design bike lane for Big Cottonwood Canyon

By By Clara Freedman January 12, 2006

By Clara FreedmanMembers of Crimson Engineering, a firm made up of seniors in civil engineering at the U, designed a bicycle trail to run up Big Cottonwood Canyon for course credit.The students presented...

University, LDS Hospitals begin Polyheme trial: Synthetic blood product to be tested as part of nationwide study

January 12, 2006

University Hospital and LDS Hospital, as well as 18 other trauma centers across the United States, are currently enrolling patients in a clinical trial to test a new blood replacement product, Polyheme,...

2005 Year in Review: Recreation center plans near finalization

January 11, 2006
Proponents of the new university recreation center overcame a vast set of obstacles in obtaining its approval during 2005. ASUU's Student Senate and General Assembly, the Board of Trustees and the Board of Regents approved the building of the recreation center, originally proposed and researched throughout 2004.

Aaron Allen’s favorite movie moments of 2005

January 11, 2006

2005 will be remembered as the year of the box-office slump. If you follow the commentary on Movie City News and, you know that this story is bogus-the phenomenal, off-season success of...

Alcohol abuse hurts U students

By By Matt Simmons January 9, 2006

By Matt SimmonsScott Moses, a sophomore in business, lost a friend last May to an accident in which drugs and alcohol played a role.His friend was returning home late at night from a party and was in a...

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