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Festa Italiana Celebrates Love for Italian Culture

Festa Italiana Celebrates Love for Italian Culture

By Hannah Keating

September 10, 2019

  Students from every department at the University of Utah study Italian for many reasons ⁠— for creating films, understanding history, pursuing a minor or wanting to study abroad. In a small department, professor of Italian language and culture and Section Head Giuliana Marple said, “[The...

U’s African Student Association Hosts African Night

U’s African Student Association Hosts African Night

By Amy Loret

April 16, 2019

  On Saturday, April 13, the African Student Association at the U hosted its biggest event of the year, African Night, at the Crimson View in the Union.  According to Madelaine Lamah, a third-year finance and theatre student and a co-chair of ASA, "ASA is a returning student group for African...

Paul Reeve Named Latter-day Saint Studies Chair

Paul Reeve Named Latter-day Saint Studies Chair

By Nicholas Rush

April 8, 2019

  The first-ever professor of Latter-day Saint studies at the University of Utah, award-winning author Paul Reeve, has been appointed chair of the Latter-day Saint Studies Steering Committee. According to the Tanner Humanities Center, the committee was initiated in 2010 to “encourage vibrant...

Gaming Corner: ‘Metro Exodus’

Gaming Corner: ‘Metro Exodus’

By Yixin Song and Ray Gill

March 7, 2019

  Synopsis: “There is no justice among men,” said Nicholas II returning from the front line to his palace near Petrograd, after abdicating as the emperor of Russia. The “Metro” series, both as books and video games, indeed capture the very essence of their postmodern Slavic roots origina...

U’s MEChA Hosts Conference for High School Students

U’s MEChA Hosts Conference for High School Students

By Katelyn Collett

March 1, 2019

  The 2019 Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan (MEChA) Conference occurred at the University of Utah on Feb. 27. High school students from Ogden to Provo gathered on campus to participate in this annual event. The theme of this year's conference was “Con Mi Gente y Mi Lapiz Enfrente” (Wit...

The Making of a Lamanite: Popular Native American Cultural Efforts from the LDS Church

The Making of a Lamanite: Popular Native American Cultural Efforts from the LDS Church

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 23, 2019

  In the second and final part of this series, we are looking back at the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that has involved or depicted Indigenous communities in Church-sponsored cultural campaigns. These examples include a musical group from Brigham Young Univer...

Gaming Corner: ‘Apex Legends’

Gaming Corner: ‘Apex Legends’

By Yixin Song

February 22, 2019

  I was running down the hill when the circle started closing in. Only three people (including me) left in the match. The stakes had never been higher. I saw one enemy running into the house across the street. Slid up against the wall, I activated my "ultimate," which created a transportation ...

U Faculty Member Receives Qatar Malone Fellowship

U Faculty Member Receives Qatar Malone Fellowship

By Mandi Johansen

December 4, 2018

  April Sanders-Aboulila, an academic advisor in the psychology department at the University of Utah, was awarded a fellowship to spend several days in Qatar to learn about its culture, its government priorities, its economic policies and its relations in world affairs. The opportunity arose throug...

U Prepares to Host an International Education Week

U Prepares to Host an International Education Week

By Jacqueline Mumford

November 2, 2018

  The University of Utah will host its first campus-wide, organized International Education Week from Nov. 12 through Nov. 16. International Education Week is a nationwide initiative, spearheaded by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education. Its mission, according to t...

Binge Bytes: “The Anthropocene Reviewed”

Binge Bytes: “The Anthropocene Reviewed”

By Hannah Keating

November 2, 2018

  We currently live in the Anthropocene, the geological era defined by the dominance of humanity in the global environment. The title’s popularization arose rather suddenly after chemist Paul Crutzen coined it at a conference. “The world has changed too much,” he said, to continue under t...

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