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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...

Patience: Top Nine Best Types of Students

Patience: Top Nine Best Types of Students

By Alisa Patience

December 8, 2017

It's easy to get caught up in everything that annoys us about school, especially during this time of year. But I would like to take some time to thank those who aren't annoying, those who actually make us feel better about school throughout the stress of finals. This list is not in any specific order...

Barber: The U’s Night Bus System Poses Danger to Students

Barber: The U’s Night Bus System Poses Danger to Students

By Shaelyn Barber

October 30, 2017

I think it’s a pretty widely accepted fact that the shuttle system at the University of Utah is not ideal. Between inconsistent schedules and inconvenient times, the buses are somewhat of a struggle for students on their way to and from class. Somehow you’re either 20 minutes early for class or f...

Richards: The Inherent Value of Humanities

Richards: The Inherent Value of Humanities

By Connor Richards

October 18, 2017

When deciding a major, one of the first things students ask themselves is how what they choose will come across to others. At least, this was one of the first things I asked myself. For students like me, the opinions of others towards a prospective field are as, or more important than the student’s ...

Opinion Desk: Drinking Safe and Sound

Opinion Desk: Drinking Safe and Sound

By Autumn Barney, Connor Richards, and Emma Tanner

October 1, 2017

The transition between high school and college is where many young adults are introduced to alcohol. Here are a few pieces of responsible advice from the opinion desk. Learning Your Limits As you go through college and start drinking, you will have those nights where you pass out, throw up and say,...

Barber: The U Needs an Amnesty Policy

Barber: The U Needs an Amnesty Policy

By Shaelyn Barber

September 25, 2017

Drinking is a big part of modern college culture. Whether you yourself are someone who chooses to partake, you’re surrounded by elements of it. When over 80 percent of college students consume alcohol in the United States, it’s hard to imagine a college scene completely devoid of any connection wi...

An Existentialist’s Guide to Your First Year of College

An Existentialist’s Guide to Your First Year of College

By Connor Richards

August 19, 2017

There you are, sitting on the first day of your first class ever in college. It might be Gen. Chem I, Intermediate Writing, Survey of Jazz, Analysis of Argument, Philosophy and Human Nature or a dreaded math prerequisite you could swear you tested out of taking. You see a student, probably an 18-year-old...

Surviving the U as an Introvert

Surviving the U as an Introvert

By Broderick Sterrett

July 22, 2017

Calling all introverts. The shy, the reserved, the introspective, the quiet. It’s time we discuss a new challenge facing our social lives (or lack thereof). We are all uncomfortably aware this is an extrovert’s world, and navigating through it can be draining. From attending class to grocery shopp...

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