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Calls For A Safety Escort Climbed By 83% This Past Year. Do Students Feel Safe On Campus?

Calls For A Safety Escort Climbed By 83% This Past Year. Do Students Feel Safe On Campus?

By Miacel Spotted Elk

September 8, 2019

  A tangerine energy drink sits alongside a colorful sprawl of folders and pens on a study table for Nina Borzoni and Pauline Kneller, both juniors. It’s almost 10 p.m., and in the back of their minds, they’re making sure they get home safely after studying.  Campus safety has become to one of the highe...

A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

By Angelyn Ramos

August 22, 2019

  Within the Academic year of 2018-2019, the University of Utah witnessed very violent and very public crimes. In October of 2018, senior and All-Star track athlete Lauren McCluskey was murdered on campus. A few months later a student was sexually assaulted in the parking lot of the Marriott...

ASUU Passes Resolution to Include Campus Safety Info on All U Syllabi

ASUU Passes Resolution to Include Campus Safety Info on All U Syllabi

By Nicholas Rush

April 11, 2019

  With campus safety affairs being all too close to home here at the University of Utah, there is some good news regarding steps to enhance awareness of safety resources here on campus. On April 1, in an Academic Senate meeting, ASUU passed a resolution to include elements related to campus safe...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

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 information and a full list of events during SAAM is posted on the Center for Student Wellness...

Barron: I Applied for my Concealed Carry Permit Without Ever Touching a Gun

Barron: I Applied for my Concealed Carry Permit Without Ever Touching a Gun

By Morgan Barron

March 8, 2019

    As I searched for a seat in the crowded hotel meeting room, I looked around at the other students enrolled in the mandatory course. I passed a businessman muttering into his Bluetooth, a stooped Native American man walking with a beautifully carved cane, a mother fiddling with a ...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Game-Day Experience

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Game-Day Experience

By Casey Overfield and Zach Janis

March 7, 2019

Overfield: A Live Game Can't Be Beat Attending sports games has been a staple of American entertainment for many generations. With the rise of television and social media, however, the novelty of attending a game has disappeared since games have become more available in our homes. Streaming service...

Richards: Invest In All Students

Richards: Invest In All Students

By Connor Richards

December 8, 2017

It appears the University of Utah cares more about some students than others. An investigation by The Utah Chronicle found the Performance Arts Building (PAB) is one of the least cared for buildings on campus. The fact that PAB is a performing arts facility, as opposed to a medicine or engineering buildi...

Consequences of Drinking on a Dry Campus

Consequences of Drinking on a Dry Campus

By Steven Morgan

October 3, 2017

The University of Utah is a dry campus, which means that any alcohol consumed on university property gives the school grounds to administer disciplinary action. This policy leaves students with a lot of questions, like what actually happens in these cases? Is it possible for a student to be cited for...

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