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‘I Hear You’: Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2022 Addresses Year-Round Cause

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor May 4, 2022

  This story contains discussions of interpersonal violence.   On Jan. 26, 2022, University of Utah students were notified of a reported sexual assault that occurred at the Kappa Sigma fraternity...

Taylor VanderToolen answers a question at the town hall meeting for his ASUU presidential ticket on Feb. 7, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Hinckley Institute livestream)

VanderToolen Ticket Discusses Presidency Goals in Town Hall Meeting

By Abhilasha Khatri, Investigative Editor February 8, 2022

  On Feb. 7, 2022, ASUU held a town hall meeting to discuss the goals of the presidential candidates running for next year’s presidency. The town hall was broadcasted live on YouTube and is available...

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Greek Life Recruitment Goes In-Person, Sees Increase in Numbers

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer September 28, 2021

  Rush, recruitment for sororities and fraternities, at the University of Utah was moved online for Greek life last fall. However, for fall 2021, the tables turned. Albeit with masks and social...

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Brown: A Warning Against Greek Life

By Jackson Brown, Opinion Writer August 24, 2021

  University of Utah Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life Jess Turuc sent out a somewhat reassuring letter to concerned parents of potential members. She spoke of “community service,”...

The Sigma Chi house decorated for homecoming week, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Tara Lincoln, Daily Utah Chronicle.

Sigma Chi Fraternity Accused of Vandalism and Destructive Behavior at the Hogle Zoo Following Date Night

By Porshai Nielsen and Kayleigh Silverstein October 19, 2020

    On Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, members of the University of Utah’s chapter of Sigma Chi attended the Boo Lights event at the Hogle Zoo leaving behind broken bottles, smashed pumpkins...

Greek Row at the Unviersity of Utah in Salt Lake City on Wed. March, 7, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

How is COVID-19 Impacting Greek Row Housing?

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor March 29, 2020

  The University of Utah and other campuses around the nation have taken precautionary measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus — COVID-19 — by closing and limiting who lives in...

The Sigma Chi house decorated for homecoming week, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Tara Lincoln, Daily Utah Chronicle.

‘Sko Utes: Homecoming Week Is the Time to Show Your School Spirit

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor September 26, 2019

Homecoming is one of the biggest college cultural events across the nation —  one week where the football team, spirit squad, massive student section and passionate alumni gather not only in support...

Riley Elliot and Co. outside BYUs Lavell Edwards Stadium (Courtesy Riley Elliot)

Pike on the Carry: The Kennedy Gameball Run Makes a Return for 2019 Holy War

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor August 22, 2019

  Football.  Pep rallies.  Lecture halls. Greek life. These are just some words that may come to mind when you think of college.  Here at the University of Utah, there are 18 fraternities...

Nene Maruta and Marissa Castillo, students at the U serving as Peer Health Educators for the Us Center for Student Wellness and members of the Violence Prevention Team planning events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which is the month of April. (Courtesy of Marissa Castillo )

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

By Amy Loret March 30, 2019

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and University of Utah students can plan to engage with SAAM in several different ways thanks to initiatives planned by the U's SAAM Committee. Further...

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ASUU Attracts Motivated Students from Greek System

January 11, 2015

  The proportion of Greek students in ASUU is higher than in the general student body. Members of fraternities and sororities make up 48 percent of the U’s student government but only nine percent...