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How Does ASUU Reflect the Demographics at the U?

How Does ASUU Reflect the Demographics at the U?

By Natalie Colby

November 17, 2019

The University of Utah reported a total of 32,994 students in the 2018-19 school year, with a breakdown of 15,508 men and 17,486 women. The majority of undergraduates identified as non-Hispanic white. The next largest percentages of students identified as Hispanic and Asian Student representation ...

Rediscovering Campus Traditions, One Rock at a Time

Rediscovering Campus Traditions, One Rock at a Time

By Marshall Foster

November 5, 2019

What traditions does the University of Utah have? This is the question that ASUU campus events director Matthew Irwin has been struggling with during his tenure. Many colleges across the nation are famous for their traditions — Texas A&M has their midnight yell, while Ohio State and its students...

Crofts: The Diversity Lie

Crofts: The Diversity Lie

By Porter Crofts

November 4, 2019

On college campuses across America, including the University of Utah, the insistence on, demand for and enforcement of diversity has gone too far. Like most people, I am a supporter of diversity, but there is an unaddressed problem where people have started giving different treatment in the name of diversity...

The U’s International Student Council Unites Students from Different Cultures

The U’s International Student Council Unites Students from Different Cultures

By Delaney Sheppard

November 2, 2019

Highlighting and exploring cultural diversity at the University of Utah is an integral part of student life. The International Student Council is an official student group of the Associated Students of the University of Utah which focuses on educating both domestic and international students about world...

Faculty and ASUU Members Hope to Continue Campus Safety Dialogue After SafeU Month

Faculty and ASUU Members Hope to Continue Campus Safety Dialogue After SafeU Month

By Brock Bernstein

October 30, 2019

The University of Utah’s motion to dismiss in the Lauren McCluskey lawsuit has inspired widespread action for many students on campus. So far, students have created the @Unsafe.U Instagram account, demanded to speak with the U’s President Ruth Watkins and even walked out of class to protest the U’s h...

Why the ASUU Assembly Cuts Funding for Student Organizations’ Food Budgets

Why the ASUU Assembly Cuts Funding for Student Organizations’ Food Budgets

By Brock Bernstein

October 29, 2019

Every student-run organization at the University of Utah that requests extra funding will inevitably need to stand before the Associated Students of the University of Utah Assembly. Regardless of why each group wants funding, they all have an individual limit of up to $3,500. Because ASUU has a limited...

The University of Utah Announces the Coming Basic Needs Center

The University of Utah Announces the Coming Basic Needs Center

By Delaney Sheppard

October 23, 2019

The Basic Needs Center is coming soon to the University of Utah. The BNC will provide a centralized location for students to access any assistance they may need. Kim Hall, Associate Director of the Women’s Resource Center, has been spearheading the BNC project. “The central service pillar of...

ASUU Passes Revised Resolution Criticizing the U’s Response to the Lauren McCluskey Lawsuit

ASUU Passes Revised Resolution Criticizing the U’s Response to the Lauren McCluskey Lawsuit

By Brock Bernstein

October 22, 2019

  The Associated Students of the University of Utah’s Assembly released a resolution on Wednesday, Sept. 25, stating their disappointment in the University of Utah’s motion to dismiss in the lawsuit filed by Lauren McCluskey’s parents. On Oct. 4, the ASUU Senate passed a revised version...

Reese: My Open Letter to President Watkins

Reese: My Open Letter to President Watkins

By Isaac Reese

October 9, 2019

Dear President Watkins, When I first attempted to write this letter, I felt angry, frustrated and upset with the actions the University of Utah has taken following the murder of Lauren McCluskey on its campus. I feel hurt by your silence on the U’s request that the lawsuit that Lauren’s parents...

The U Moves to Enforce the Now Year-Old Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

The U Moves to Enforce the Now Year-Old Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

By Marshall Foster

October 1, 2019

Over a year since the University of Utah started their new tobacco-free policy, the campus is still undergoing the process of implementation. Posters across campus present variations of "No scare tactics. No gimmicks. Campus is simply tobacco free." But is the campus actually tobacco-free, or just...

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