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Chavez: It’s Okay to Take Over Four Years to Graduate

Chavez: It’s Okay to Take Over Four Years to Graduate

By Paij Chavez

June 19, 2019

  The stereotypical college career lasts four years, but many Americans are taking an increasingly different timeline. According to a 2017 article in the New York Times, only 41 percent of students graduate in four years. Numerous factors contribute to that statistic. Preventative tips and tricks are often given to incoming coll...

Best Humanities Classes To Take as A Freshman

Best Humanities Classes To Take as A Freshman

By Yixin Song

May 15, 2019

  The first few months of college can be daunting, but not because it has a stricter regulation on academics and lifestyle. On the contrary, it's because you'll find that nobody will tell you what to do. Up until college, teachers and guidance counselors alike have helped students choose what...

University of Utah Begins Offering Income Share Agreements for 18 Majors

University of Utah Begins Offering Income Share Agreements for 18 Majors

By Jacqueline Mumford

April 16, 2019

  The University of Utah is offering students a new way to pay for school. Beginning this semester, the U is participating in a pilot program that provides income share agreements to students. ISAs are contracts between students and universities that allow the school to “invest” in ind...

How Much Swag is Too Much Swag?

How Much Swag is Too Much Swag?

By Alaikia Marielle

November 23, 2018

  When the Utes play at home, Utah fans show up to show their pride and spirit in a sea of red. Studies show team performance improves fans' spirits during a game. A home advantage is truly an advantage because more of the home team’s fans are there to support them while distracting their opponents. Cheers ...

Braden: Is a College Education Just a Commodity?

Braden: Is a College Education Just a Commodity?

By Paul Braden

November 15, 2018

  For the vast majority of Americans, our estimated success in life and socially determined value is closely correlated with our entry and accomplishments in higher-education. At a young age we are conditioned throughout grade school to think, study, act and prepare for an inevitable completion of...

David Eccles Business School’s MBA Program Jumps 20 Spots in Bloomberg Rankings

David Eccles Business School’s MBA Program Jumps 20 Spots in Bloomberg Rankings

By Claudia Robles

November 14, 2018

  The David Eccles School of Business is known as an impactful program at the University of Utah. Due to its prestige, its MBA program has recently jumped rankings and continues to catch the attention of the country. Named after the U of U’s first entrepreneur, David Eccles, the program...

Utah’s 2018 Midterm Elections Rundown

Utah’s 2018 Midterm Elections Rundown

By Jacqueline Mumford

November 9, 2018

  Although Election Day has passed and polls across the nation have closed, election season may not be over so quickly. Many races have been called across the state, but some, like the high-profile Ben McAdams and Mia Love race for the U.S. House seat in Utah’s 4th Congressional District is st...

USHE Pushes Initiative to Increase Number of College Applications

USHE Pushes Initiative to Increase Number of College Applications

By Claudia Robles

November 9, 2018

  College application season is in full swing. Now, students are receiving a little extra help with applying. Applications for most colleges in Utah are due in late November and early December for Fall 2019 enrollment. Most high school seniors, however, may not be familiar with the applic...

Patience: Breaking Down Social Media

Patience: Breaking Down Social Media

By Alisa Patience

April 4, 2018

Students today may have a lot of disadvantages, such as the cost of tuition and rent and reputations of laziness, but we do have an important and wonderful advantage: social media. We are fortunate enough to be connected with infinite numbers of other students, to see events happening around the world...

Patience: College Prepares Us to Fail in the Real World

Patience: College Prepares Us to Fail in the Real World

By Alisa Patience

February 24, 2018

Is the University of Utah teaching students what we need to know for the real world? This is a complicated question. To me, the real world implies living on your own, having a job, paying taxes and keeping up with current events. Another issue is that by the time we’re in college, we are already...

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