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Starr: The Bear River Project Threatens the Great Salt Lake

Starr: The Bear River Project Threatens the Great Salt Lake

By Kennedie Starr

September 10, 2019

Many people think of the Great Salt Lake as shallow, smelly and somewhat useless body of water. With lackluster opportunities for fishing or boating — although some open water enthusiasts enjoy challenging swims within it - the lake seems more a source of endless brine flies and shrimp than anything els...

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

By Ana Luiza Ramos

August 28, 2019

  The beehive is a symbol of hard work and industry. Not only that, it is the official state emblem of Utah. Beehives make an appearance in Utah’s state flag and the state seal, the Beehive Cluster is recognized as Utah’s official star cluster and the state insect is the beloved honeybee....

Starr: The Tumultuous Inland Port Protest Was Not ‘Domestic Terrorism’

Starr: The Tumultuous Inland Port Protest Was Not ‘Domestic Terrorism’

By Kennedie Starr

August 1, 2019

  Earlier this month, protestors gathered to speak up against the controversial inland port, a future development project which would transform northwest Salt Lake City into a global import and export hub. The inland port would likely increase air and rail traffic through the state and is bein...

Buzzing with Excitement: Honors College to Soon Construct Innovative Beehives

Buzzing with Excitement: Honors College to Soon Construct Innovative Beehives

By Connor Applegate

February 22, 2019

  The Marriott Honors Community (MHC) will be installing an artificial beehive during the spring semester. The hive is expected to be the most innovative and academically engaging of its kind on campus. The two “Flow Hives” are coming to the University of Utah as part of a program headed...

Barber: Nine Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste This Holiday Season

Barber: Nine Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste This Holiday Season

By Shaelyn Barber

November 17, 2017

The holidays are a time of family gathering, festivities and satisfying feasts. Everyone gets excited about holiday meals, looking forward to things like heaping mashed potatoes, juicy turkey, tangy cranberry sauce and soft, buttery dinner rolls. After the feast, you’re left eating leftovers for days ...

Patience: Plastic Is Worse Than a Group of Mean Girls

Patience: Plastic Is Worse Than a Group of Mean Girls

By Alisa Patience

November 6, 2017

Drive down any road: the freeway, your neighborhood street or through the city, through the canyon. Some of the sights awaiting you include trees, flower beds, grass, bus stops, interesting statues — but all of this potential beauty is easily destroyed by scattered garbage, specifically plastic. Our...

Reevaluating the U’s Shuttle System

Reevaluating the U’s Shuttle System

By Alisa Patience

August 13, 2017

Students of the University of Utah all know the struggle of walking from class to class in the murderous heat of late August or the unmerciful frigidness of January. After all, our campus is huge, and there’s a lot of ground to cover. It goes without saying we are lucky to have campus shuttles that...

Students, Sustainability and Activism: Conrad Anker’s Perspective

Students, Sustainability and Activism: Conrad Anker’s Perspective

By Connor Richards

April 20, 2017

Before he was a world-renowned mountain climber, Conrad Anker was an undergraduate at the University of Utah. A California native, Anker was attracted to Utah by the variety of outdoor activities that the Beehive State has to offer. “If you’re a climber or skier, [the U] is great,” he said. Once...

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