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Rivalry Domination Continues as Swim and Dive Beat BYU

Rivalry Domination Continues as Swim and Dive Beat BYU

By Cole Bagley

February 1, 2020

  The University of Utah swim and dive vanquished their foe Brigham Young University this weekend as the men won 160-138 and the women claimed victory in the final relay 152-148.   Women vs. BYU The women’s team trailed by one point going into the final 400 free relay on Saturda...

Utah Women’s Basketball Wins an Overtime Nail-Biter in Provo

Utah Women’s Basketball Wins an Overtime Nail-Biter in Provo

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

November 29, 2019

The University of Utah women’s basketball team came away with a close victory on Thanksgiving weekend over rival Brigham Young University in Provo.  Coming off a three-game winning streak after losing their first three of the season, they fought hard to extend the streak to four, winning a nail-...

A Young Team and High Hopes with U Women’s Basketball

A Young Team and High Hopes with U Women’s Basketball

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

  The University of Utah women’s basketball team is preparing for their 2019-20 campaign and they have a strong platform for success.  The Utes are welcoming back a core of returning players, as well as a strong incoming class to their roster, and these players, along with their coaches, al...

Who’s Who in the Zoo? – The ZooWho App Could Revolutionize Small Talk

Who’s Who in the Zoo? – The ZooWho App Could Revolutionize Small Talk

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

October 23, 2019

Social media has created an era of constant connection — we can always see who’s been up to what, or share our thoughts, beliefs and memes with hundreds of people. You can find those acquaintances you haven’t spoken with in 20 years as easily as the friends you saw two minutes ago. Without these ...

Diving Deep with U Swimmer Santiago Contreras

Diving Deep with U Swimmer Santiago Contreras

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer

September 25, 2019

The University of Utah swim and dive team held an exhibition against Brigham Young University Friday night, and the team put together a good effort. For one player in particular though, the meet was special for a different reason altogether. Redshirt junior Santiago Contreras was finally able to race...

The Holy War for DumDums

The Holy War for DumDums

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

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, Assistant Sports Editor

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, Sports Editor

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, Opinion Writer

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, Digital Managing Editor

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...

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