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In Officers Circle, Students Form Unlikely Communities

In Officers Circle, Students Form Unlikely Communities

By Natalie Colby

October 17, 2019

Residing in 19th-century houses adjacent to the Peterson Heritage Center, students living in Officers Circle have a dorm experience unlike any other on campus. These students are grouped into Living Learning Communities and live together based on shared interests, majors, and passions. Students who...

Flood at Sage Point Forces 160 U Students into Temporary Housing

Flood at Sage Point Forces 160 U Students into Temporary Housing

By Miacel Spotted Elk and Elise Vandersteen Bailey

October 2, 2019

Students have been temporarily moved out of Sage Point’s 812 building on campus at the University of Utah after a boiler room flooded on Monday evening, confirmed University spokesperson Annalisa Purser. According to Lexie Maschoff, assistant director of communications for the U’s Housing and...

Appropriation or Appreciation? Social Justice Advocates Host ‘Utah Fan Am I’

Appropriation or Appreciation? Social Justice Advocates Host ‘Utah Fan Am I’

By Natalie Colby

September 26, 2019

The sixth annual “Utah Fan Am I” event was hosted by the Housing and Residential Office and Social Justice Advocates on Sept. 24 in the Peterson Heritage Center. It kicked off the six-part series put on by the SJAs throughout the school year.  The event focused on educating residents and RAs about the diffe...

Inequality in Residential Meal Plans

Inequality in Residential Meal Plans

By Katelyn Collett

March 25, 2019

  As any student who has stayed at the dorms on campus, you have more than likely experienced having a meal plan offered by the University of Utah. Most of the housing options on campus require a meal plan and there’s also a plan that those who are not residents have the ability to purchase....

Construction on the U’s Newest Dorm Begins

Construction on the U’s Newest Dorm Begins

By Kaylara Benfield

November 9, 2018

  Back in 2008, the University of Utah released its campus master plans for the future.   The primary goal of the plan, in respect to student housing, is to create developments of single-student apartments at key locations on campus. The South Campus Village, the site near where the modern-da...

Lassonde Looking for Student Housing Applications

Lassonde Looking for Student Housing Applications

March 30, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The entrepreneur program at the U may be young, but a new housing studio might bring nationwide recognition. FEATURE STORY: UTAH RESIDENTS AND U STUDENTS AIR TRANSPORTATION CONCERNS Last week, applications opened for the first 400 spots in the $45 million Lassonde Studios, said...

U Housing Holds Donation Drive

U Housing Holds Donation Drive

By Kylee Ehmann

March 26, 2015

As the semester winds down, students living in the U’s dorms face the daunting task of packing up their belongings and moving out. But there is an alternative for those who don’t want to haul it all out. Students can place clothes, electronics and houseware they don’t want in the blue Clothing ...

Dorm Furniture Lingers in Limbo

Dorm Furniture Lingers in Limbo

March 26, 2015

Every year, U housing holds a furniture expo with various tables, living room sets and bathroom equipment for students to vote for and hopefully include in their future dorms, university apartments and shared common spaces. However, Rian Plummer, an employee in the housing office is unfamiliar wit...

Students Complain About Living Conditions on Campus

Students Complain About Living Conditions on Campus

February 17, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] For some students, the U’s dorms are not exactly home sweet home. Many of those who live on campus say certain aspects of the experience are the worst part of the U. Amber Coburn, a senior in human development and family studies, is one of those students. Coburn said wifi, in particular, is often an issue on upper campus. OTHER TOP STOR...

RHA Elections Could Bring Change

RHA Elections Could Bring Change

February 16, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Residence Hall Association (RHA) is holding elections on Feb. 23. RHA is an upper campus organization that hosts different events throughout the school year. Their presidential elections will close on Feb. 28 and voting is open to all students currently living on campus. FEATURED STO...

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