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Religion on Campus More Diverse Than Rest of State, With Proportion of Latter-day Saints Over 15% Lower

Religion on Campus More Diverse Than Rest of State, With Proportion of Latter-day Saints Over 15% Lower

By Emily Anderson

May 10, 2019

  Statewide, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints comprise 61.55% — nearly two-thirds — of the state population, according to a December 2018 article published by The Salt Lake Tribune. Although the University of Utah is the state’s flagship institution, its demographics lo...

Former University of Utah Employee Linked to Hate Group Propaganda on Campus

Former University of Utah Employee Linked to Hate Group Propaganda on Campus

By Christina Giardinelli

April 19, 2019

  In recent years, the University of Utah has been the target of racist messages and propaganda from numerous hate groups. Over 240,000 of these groups' chat room messages were leaked in March by Unicorn Riot, a non-profit left-wing media collective, revealing that some of the flyers hung on cam...

Filmmaker, Former U Professor Sterling Van Wagenen Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child

Filmmaker, Former U Professor Sterling Van Wagenen Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson

April 12, 2019

  Warning: This story includes graphic descriptions of sexual abuse. Former University of Utah professor and noted filmmaker, Sterling Van Wagenen, was charged on April 2 with one count of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, a first degree felony. Court documents allege that 71-year-old Van Wage...

Intramural Sports Maintain Inclusion, Religious Garb or Not

Intramural Sports Maintain Inclusion, Religious Garb or Not

By Casey Overfield

April 8, 2019

  Athletes choose to play or not play college sports for any number of reasons. They might be tired of their sport, they might have different academic aspirations or they might not be able to perform at the collegiate level. For those high school athletes, an abrupt stoppage of play can be detrimen...

Should Professors Curse in the Classroom?

Should Professors Curse in the Classroom?

By Alaikia Marielle

March 12, 2019

  Whether or not you felt included in the conversation, we as a society have decided certain words are unacceptable to say — the types of words requiring asterisks in print and bleeps on television. Many years ago, as a bright and beaming middle schooler, I said “crap” in passing in ...

Sonnenberg: Why I Get Relationship Advice from a Celibate Man

Sonnenberg: Why I Get Relationship Advice from a Celibate Man

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

February 8, 2019

  Most people ask their friends and family for relationship advice and try to learn from couples that they admire — couples who have been there, done that and survived the hard times. I get relationship advice from all of these sources, too, but the best advice I’ve ever received actually c...

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