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Crofts: The Diversity Lie

Crofts: The Diversity Lie

By Porter Crofts, Opinion Writer

November 4, 2019

On college campuses across America, including the University of Utah, the insistence on, demand for and enforcement of diversity has gone too far. Like most people, I am a supporter of diversity, but there is an unaddressed problem where people have started giving different treatment in the name of diversity...

Faculty and ASUU Members Hope to Continue Campus Safety Dialogue After SafeU Month

Faculty and ASUU Members Hope to Continue Campus Safety Dialogue After SafeU Month

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer

October 30, 2019

The University of Utah’s motion to dismiss in the Lauren McCluskey lawsuit has inspired widespread action for many students on campus. So far, students have created the @Unsafe.U Instagram account, demanded to speak with the U’s President Ruth Watkins and even walked out of class to protest the U’s h...

Salt Lake’s Flourishing Culture

Salt Lake’s Flourishing Culture

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

October 23, 2019

  Salt Lake City is a bustling town nestled at the feet of the Wasatch Mountains, one that is influenced by migrant cultures. It's not the small town it used to be. Boasting around 200,000 people, this city is internationally connected by its people & culture. The city has been globally reco...

Diversity on Campus: Highlighting International Students Stories

Diversity on Campus: Highlighting International Students Stories

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

October 14, 2019

With over fifty countries represented at the University of Utah, diversity on campus is an integral piece to a well-rounded and comprehensive education. Over 2,400 international students attend the U, making up 7.3% of the student population. Although international students don’t make up the majority...

Gaming Corner: ‘Division 2’

Gaming Corner: ‘Division 2’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

March 23, 2019

  In the world of looter-shooter games, there really hasn’t been any that give players what they want — or at least expect. From launching games unfinished and mediocre sequels to the controversies regarding pay-to-win strategies, the shooter genre reputation seems to be fading. “Tom Clancy...

Banff Film Festival: Adventurers and Art Lovers Rejoice

Banff Film Festival: Adventurers and Art Lovers Rejoice

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

February 22, 2019

  Whether or not you consider yourself to be an “outdoorsy” person, The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival will leave you craving your own adventures. The festival began in 1976 and has been held as an international outdoor film competition and presentation every year since in Banff, Albe...

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 ...

Opening Up the Oscars: Spidey-Senses Predict that ‘Spider-Verse’ Will Take the Gold

Opening Up the Oscars: Spidey-Senses Predict that ‘Spider-Verse’ Will Take the Gold

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

February 8, 2019

  If you’re anything like me, then the idea of seeing "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" only began to have some appeal after learning that John Mulaney played a part as "Peter Porker." Of all Marvel characters, Spider-Man has probably been the one most beaten like a dead horse. Between the...

ASUU’s Conference on Diverse Excellence Aims to Unite Students For Justice

ASUU’s Conference on Diverse Excellence Aims to Unite Students For Justice

By Amy Loret

February 2, 2019

  With a theme of "Unite For Justice," this year's Conference on Diverse Excellence (C.O.D.E) brought approximately 150 students together in the Union on Feb. 1 to create dialogue and build consciousness around systems of oppression, privilege and solidarity through a social justice lens. C.O....

The Rooney Rule: Ensuring NFL Coach Diversity

The Rooney Rule: Ensuring NFL Coach Diversity

By Zach Janis

January 30, 2019

  Since the dawn of the 21st century, more and more people have taken strides towards acceptance, and measures have been taken in all walks of life to ensure that everyone gets their fair share. The same can be said for the National Football League (NFL). Let me introduce you to the Rooney Rul...

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