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Annual VegFest Hits Salt Lake and Redefines ‘Veganism’

Annual VegFest Hits Salt Lake and Redefines ‘Veganism’

By Alison Myers

September 18, 2019

It’s a bright and blue day at Library Square as a toasting sun warms one of the year’s last summer weekends. The festival has attracted a wide assortment of people from around the state. Looking around, a man passes in what resembles a NASA shirt, except it says "VEGAN" across it. Another woman joins...

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...

As the University of Utah’s Class Sizes Grow, the Feed U Pantry Hopes to Keep Up

As the University of Utah’s Class Sizes Grow, the Feed U Pantry Hopes to Keep Up

By Jacqueline Mumford

August 29, 2019

In October 2014, the University of Utah unveiled the Feed U Pantry, accessible to all students, staff and faculty with a valid uID. Almost five years later, the pantry is still growing and working to sustain the largest class the U has seen yet.   What is the Feed U Pantry? The Feed U Pantry is p...

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...

Food, Fuel, and Football: The Eccles Football Building Cafeteria Caters to Student Athletes’ Nutritional Needs

Food, Fuel, and Football: The Eccles Football Building Cafeteria Caters to Student Athletes’ Nutritional Needs

By Zach Janis

April 3, 2019

  As humans strive to reach the limits of their abilities, they've meticulously measured, charted and innovated upon every facet of their own input. No such line of work has been scrutinized and molded quite like athletics. From physical conditioning regimens to dietary plans and restrictions, the ...

How the Spice Kitchen Gives Refugees New Opportunities

How the Spice Kitchen Gives Refugees New Opportunities

By Mandi Johansen

April 2, 2019

  Food is an international language. The S.P.I.C.E. Kitchen, affiliated with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and supported by Salt Lake County, works with vulnerable communities to provide opportunities for many to follow their passion of food. The “Spice” in Spice Kitchen stands...

New Hydroponic Gardens Sprouting at the U

New Hydroponic Gardens Sprouting at the U

By Nicholas Rush

March 31, 2019

  The Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund here at the U, which was set up for faculty and students alike to “propose projects that enhance the sustainability of our campus and community,” has granted thousands of dollars towards a project proposed by the U's Hydroponics Club which plans to...

Brown: The Contract We Have With ‘University of Utah Dining Services’ is a Rotten Deal

Brown: The Contract We Have With ‘University of Utah Dining Services’ is a Rotten Deal

By Jacob Brown

March 31, 2019

  The University of Utah has been radically growing as an institution. It shows in the U's total net position (assets minus liabilities) having increased by over $1.4 billion (35 percent growth) since I first enrolled in 2014. This expansion can be seen all around campus in the recent constructio...

Moving Beyond the Vending Machine: Healthy Campus Eating for the New Year

Moving Beyond the Vending Machine: Healthy Campus Eating for the New Year

By Palak Jayswal

January 11, 2019

  With the beginning of the new year, most of us have resolutions that we want to adopt. Whether they are physical or mental resolutions, anyone who has tried to adhere to a resolution before knows the task isn’t easy. Change isn’t something meant to happen overnight, which is why it’s ...

Eat a Cloud This Season: Navajo Tacos Are the Fluffy Treat You Need to Warm Up

Eat a Cloud This Season: Navajo Tacos Are the Fluffy Treat You Need to Warm Up

By Madge Slack

December 4, 2018

  Fry bread has inspired songs, films, T-shirts and taste buds for over 150 years. It became a staple of the Native American diet after they were forced to migrate on the “Long Walk,” a 300-mile journey from Arizona to New Mexico. When the Navajo arrived in New Mexico, they found their food a...

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