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Someone holds a drink in Bar X in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cowley: The U’s Dry Campus Policy Does Little to Protect Students

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer May 5, 2022

  People associate college culture with alcohol consumption. If you told students here that the University of Utah is a dry campus, many probably wouldn’t believe you. Fraternities at the U notoriously...

The Block U on the University of Utah Campus, Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Photo by Adam Fondren | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

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...

U Frats Strive to Transcend Pop Culture Portrayals

December 10, 2014

The film “Neighbors,” starring Zac Efron and Seth Rogen, released earlier this year, depicts Greek life as the stereotypical image of university students abusing drugs and alochol. Nickolas Robbins,...

(Photo by Dane Goodwin)

Songfest Brings Back the Energy

September 25, 2014

  At first, it looked like 30 guys were about to work out at the gym. Decked out in full tracksuits, the Beta Theta Pi fraternity arranged themselves on stage and waited for the music. Suddenly,...

Students participate in formal fraternity recruitment last August. Tuesday was the first day of formal spring recruitment. Photo by Brent Uberty.

Frats begin spring recruitment week

January 23, 2014

U fraternities have been on the prowl for new members during recruitment this week. Stuart Johnson, a senior in economics and finance, said being a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity has taught him...