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Love Shouldn’t be a Power Struggle

By Alisa Patience

July 20, 2017

It has been said that if something isn’t worth fighting for then it isn’t worth having, and this has been especially said about love. After all, where’s the satisfaction in something if it came easily? The beginning part of a relationship is often about the chase, the dating, the testing to see...

My Journey (So Far) As a Vegetarian

My Journey (So Far) As a Vegetarian

By Alisa Patience

July 16, 2017

I've been a vegetarian for six weeks. Like most things, it has had its struggles and advantages. First of all, I love meat. I love ribs, steak, chicken, brisket, sea food and ham. Especially the way my dad barbecues. I made this decision because the animals that meat comes from are treated poorly before...

Utah’s Poor Air Quality Is Driving Families Apart

Utah’s Poor Air Quality Is Driving Families Apart

By Alisa Patience

May 23, 2017

Utah’s motto used to be that we have the “greatest snow on earth,” but how could that still be the case considering how dirty the snow has become due to pollution? The air in Utah isn't only ruining the state's reputation for good snow, it's also ruining families, including mine. Salt Lake...

How to Help When Things Come Crashing Down

How to Help When Things Come Crashing Down

By Alisa Patience

April 16, 2017

College is overwhelming and it’s perfectly normal to be stressed and anxious. However, it is important to note that this is not the same as having an anxiety disorder. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), 18 percent of adults have an anxiety disorder and according...

The Stress of the Test

The Stress of the Test

April 21, 2015

Finals week is just around the corner, and no amount of Netflix-fueled procrastination will keep that reality at bay. Within the next week, tests, deadlines and projects that constitute a large portion of students’ grades loom, leaving many overwhelmed. These approaching due dates often mean th...

Global Health Conference Promotes Sense of Community in Medical Field

Global Health Conference Promotes Sense of Community in Medical Field

By Taylor Almond

April 12, 2015

As seats in Rice-Eccles Stadium filled with football fans, research posters and doctors flooded the stadium’s fifth floor for the 2015 Global Health Conference on Extreme Affordability. The conference featured local students and professors from the U’s medical school and national speakers from Jo...

Finding Balance in Biking

Finding Balance in Biking

April 8, 2015

Mountain biking in the Wasatch Front is one of the most exhilarating activities you can do in Utah. The trails around Salt Lake City offer a plethora of different scenery ranging from majestic mountain tops to swift turning trails. If you have the guts and determination, there are even some insan...

U Students Find Coverage Through Obamacare

By Christine Kannapel

March 1, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Obamacare is expanding in Utah and so are its political and health benefits among U students. FEATURE STORY: U VOLUNTEER WORK LEAVES KIDS SMILING President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in March 2010, and the Supreme Court upheld it in June 2...

U’s Diabetes Prevention Program Shows Great Potential

U’s Diabetes Prevention Program Shows Great Potential

February 25, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] One in three people in this country are at risk of type 2 diabetes or have pre-diabetes, and the Center for Disease Control has launched a prevention program to fight this trend. TOP STORY: STUDENTS INVITED TO JOIN CAMPUS DIALOGUE SESSIONS Sheldon Smith, manager of the program, helps run the collaborative effort between ...

Clinic Helps Both Students and Community

Clinic Helps Both Students and Community

By Julianne Skrivan

February 9, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] While some students catch up on extra sleep Saturday mornings, a group of physical therapy students head down to Midvale and provide treatment and care to those who otherwise wouldn’t have access. TODAY'S TOP STORY: PHONE SCAM TARGETS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT THE U Scott Ward, a professor in the physical therapy...

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