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How ASUU Plans to Advocate For Students in the 2019-2020 Year

How ASUU Plans to Advocate For Students in the 2019-2020 Year

By Delaney Sheppard

September 19, 2019

  More than four weeks into the school year, the Associated Students of the University of Utah have been working hard on fulfilling the promises they ran on during their elections in March. The new student government promised to address several issues, including advocacy, student involvement,...

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

By Delaney Sheppard

August 29, 2019

  “The loss of Lauren McCluskey and Mackenzie Lueck were tragedies that I believe have permanently changed this campus and our commitment to safety. My thoughts, and the thoughts of our student body, are with their family, friends, and loved ones as they continue to mourn their deaths," said...

A Young Population with Low Voter Turnout

A Young Population with Low Voter Turnout

By Miacel Spotted Elk

August 27, 2019

  Utah is one of few states with a primarily young population. The amount of young voters who fill out ballots each election, however, happens to be a very small percentage. National Voter Registration Day — which falls on Sept. 24 — and campus initiatives carried out by The Andrew Goodman Fou...

Scott: Students foot the bill for ASUU’s internal drama

Scott: Students foot the bill for ASUU’s internal drama

By Elise Scott

May 15, 2019

  Whether they are incoming freshmen or seasoned seniors, many students at the University of Utah have little understanding of the role the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) plays on campus. ASUU provides assistance with on-campus childcare, tutoring and legal services for students as well as club support, events and concerts that enrich campus community. Yet, its cliquish environment creates an unproductive distance,...

Sonnenberg: What Do You Know About ASUU?

Sonnenberg: What Do You Know About ASUU?

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

May 15, 2019

  To some on campus, the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) seems like little more than a glorified party-planning commission. While it is true that ASUU plans RedFest — the annual spring concert that draws big-name artists like B.o.B and Migos — it provides many more resou...

ASUU Inauguration Welcomes Incoming Presidency

ASUU Inauguration Welcomes Incoming Presidency

By Katelyn Collett

April 27, 2019

  The Associated Students of the University of Utah held an inauguration for the new student body presidency and other elected student government officers on April 24, 2019. Outgoing officers and student body presidency were also recognized.  Caroline Ranger, outgoing elections registrar, welcomed those in...

U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

By Mandi Johansen

April 18, 2019

  Four University of Utah students attended a four-day CASE workshop in Washington D.C. put on by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The workshop was designed for graduate students interested in working in science policy. Rebecca Hardenbrook, a graduate student in math and...

Letter: This is Not the First Time a Female Student Leader Has Been Called a B – – – – , and It Will Not Be the Last

Letter: This is Not the First Time a Female Student Leader Has Been Called a B – – – – , and It Will Not Be the Last

By Guest Opinion

April 18, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] Student engagement is a wonderful opportunity for leaders across academic disciplines to unite in the collective advancement of the University...

Letter: The State of Student Government at the U

Letter: The State of Student Government at the U

By Guest Opinion

April 16, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] The Associated Students at the University of Utah are one of the lesser-known student organizations here on campus, which I do find odd, with i...

Activist Talks About White Supremacy, Capitalism and Change on Campus

Activist Talks About White Supremacy, Capitalism and Change on Campus

By Miacel Spotted Elk

April 11, 2019

  On Friday April 5, ASUU’s Diversity Board held a public event called “United Against White Supremacy” at the Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library. The Q&A format event, featuring activist Takiyah Thompson, was dedicated to addressing recent incidents on campus which have been descr...

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