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The Holy War for DumDums

The Holy War for DumDums

By Casey Overfield

August 29, 2019

  Rivalry games are a staple of college football. USC and Stanford, Michigan and Ohio State, Alabama and Auburn — the list goes on.   In Utah, there are two big powerhouses. Two giants going at it, if you will. The University of Utah vs. Brigham Young University. Utes vs. Cougars. Red...

Side to Side: Utah Coaches

Side to Side: Utah Coaches

By Sammy Mora

August 27, 2019

  The Holy War is a special game for both fans and players alike. While both groups might have a favorite memory from when their team beat their rival or vice versa, coaches have them too. The University of Utah has the privilege of having three coaches on staff who have been on both sides...

Pike on the Carry: The Kennedy Gameball Run Makes a Return for 2019 Holy War

Pike on the Carry: The Kennedy Gameball Run Makes a Return for 2019 Holy War

By Casey Overfield

August 22, 2019

  Football.  Pep rallies.  Lecture halls. Greek life. These are just some words that may come to mind when you think of college.  Here at the University of Utah, there are 18 fraternities and sororities on campus. Each one has a rich history of tradition dating back many years.   The...

Christopherson: SLC Mayoral Candidates Should Commit to Reducing Plastic Waste

Christopherson: SLC Mayoral Candidates Should Commit to Reducing Plastic Waste

By Nain Christopherson

July 30, 2019

  Though the project began ten years ago, I've just recently been exposed to photographer Chris Jordan’s series "Midway: Message from the Gyre." It's a collection of images demonstrating the literal mortal danger that human plastic consumption poses to the natural world. The photos are of alb...

Navigating Religion in the U’s Theatre Department

Navigating Religion in the U’s Theatre Department

By Josh Petersen

April 23, 2019

  The University of Utah Theatre Department does not shy away from controversy. In November, the play “Big Love” featured onstage nudity, explicit sexual content and graphic violence. Many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints disavow media with profanity or strong sexual...

Know Your Resources, No Matter Your Colors: Sexual Assault Resources Across Utah Universities

Know Your Resources, No Matter Your Colors: Sexual Assault Resources Across Utah Universities

By Mandi Johansen

April 17, 2019

  University campuses make many efforts to keep their campus safe and provide resources and support for students that have been victims of sexual misconduct or assault. The University of Utah recently released the Campus Climate Survey, which showed that 19% of undergraduate students have had various experiences with sexual assault and 17% have had experiences with s...

The Making of a Lamanite: Popular Native American Cultural Efforts from the LDS Church

The Making of a Lamanite: Popular Native American Cultural Efforts from the LDS Church

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 23, 2019

  In the second and final part of this series, we are looking back at the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that has involved or depicted Indigenous communities in Church-sponsored cultural campaigns. These examples include a musical group from Brigham Young Univer...

Getting the Best Price for the U: UTA Charges UVU and BYU Less for Student Transportation Passes

Getting the Best Price for the U: UTA Charges UVU and BYU Less for Student Transportation Passes

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson

February 19, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story's episode of the Floodlights podcast. After paying more than $100 annually in mandatory transportation fees, thousands of University of Utah students use their UCards to board TRAX and buses on a daily basis. The school uses a portion of these fees to pay for annual Utah Transit Authority passes for each of its students and employees. U officials are worried the school may be payi...

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