The Daily Utah Chronicle

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

By Shaelyn Barber

April 25, 2018

I wanted to change the world. So at age 15, I journeyed across the globe to Cambodia, intent upon my desire to help the impoverished country. I didn’t know much about Cambodia, its people or its trials. All I knew was that people were suffering, and I wanted to do my part to make the world a better p...

Barber: Talk to Strangers

Barber: Talk to Strangers

By Shaelyn Barber

March 19, 2018

I walked into the crowded Cambodian bus station, awaiting my ride back to Phnom Penh. I had been in Kampot only a few days, but the green countryside was revitalizing, and I was ready to dive back into my studies. I was abroad on a Khmer language study, and five weeks into the program, I was exhaust...

U students nominated for Truman Scholarship

U students nominated for Truman Scholarship

March 7, 2013

Two of the U’s best and brightest students have been chosen by the Hinckley Institute of Politics as finalists for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, an elite and highly competitive national scholarship that selects only one junior per state for a $30,000 award for graduate school. Nominees Rachel Barnes, a biology...

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