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Binge Bytes: ‘Armchair Expert’

Binge Bytes: ‘Armchair Expert’

By Abigail Raasch

October 26, 2019

Podcasts give us so much information. They make us laugh, provide financial wisdom, talk about the latest crazy inventions, or give us advice on this, that and the other thing,“Armchair Expert” by actor Dax Shepard brings a whole new subject matter to the table. Shepard describes his series as...

California Wants to Pay Their College Athletes, and it’s Time to Join Them

California Wants to Pay Their College Athletes, and it’s Time to Join Them

By Ethan Pearce

October 2, 2019

The state of California is working on a bill called the Fair Pay to Play Act, which would make it legal to pay college athletes for use of their name, likeness and image. It has been passed by the state Senate and now only awaits the signature of Governor Gavin Newsom to make it law. It’s about ...

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...

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