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Audio and Activity: The Power of Noise in Competitive Games

Audio and Activity: The Power of Noise in Competitive Games

By Zach Janis

February 23, 2019

  Does anyone ever talk about what sports sound like? Sounds in sports are beautiful. In a way, they provide a crucial basis for the enjoyment of the game. Because we can’t touch or taste the sport (at least, hopefully not), we rely on a very limited range of senses to take in everything...

Eccles Stadium Expansion Will Increase Season Ticket Price and Crimson Club Donation

Eccles Stadium Expansion Will Increase Season Ticket Price and Crimson Club Donation

By Katelyn Collett

February 22, 2019

  In November, the University of Utah announced plans to begin expanding Rice Eccles Stadium. The football stadium already fits 45,017 people, but the expansion will increase that number to 51,444. Construction on the stadium is expected to be completed by the 2021 football season. On the...

For the Love of the Game

For the Love of the Game

By Zach Janis

February 9, 2019

  “Do you believe in miracles?” These five words were shouted over television waves by legendary sports broadcaster Al Michaels as members of the 1980 U.S. men’s hockey team swarmed over the benches, pooled over each other on the ice and celebrated a victory over the Soviet Union's...

Overfield: The Most Overlooked Role Models in Sports

Overfield: The Most Overlooked Role Models in Sports

By Casey Overfield

January 23, 2019

  When you consider the types of role models that are readily available to young people in the world, it seems as though boys look up to big strong athletes, tech executives and actors while girls have models, dancers and singers.   These trends have been evident in our society for a long time an...

Ute Soccer Field to Relocate to Make Room for New Dorms

Ute Soccer Field to Relocate to Make Room for New Dorms

By Claudia Robles

December 26, 2018

  The University of Utah is making changes in order to help accommodate housing for new students. As a result, the soccer field has already been directly affected. The soccer field, housing the successful NCAA team, will soon be replaced by new dorms. The Ute field is expected to find a new...

Ute Proud Culture: On the Increasing Diversity of the World of Sports

Ute Proud Culture: On the Increasing Diversity of the World of Sports

By Zach Janis

December 4, 2018

  In a world in which diversity is non-judgemental, inclusive and encompasses most public facets of everyday life, it is only a matter of time until that movement finds its way into the world of sports. While there have been many issues of inclusivity in sports — athletes of color, femal...

The Holy War For People Who Don’t Like Football

The Holy War For People Who Don’t Like Football

By Marshall Falkner

November 24, 2018

  Here on campus, one of our biggest events of the year is known as the Holy War, a massive football game that has the University of Utah go up against Brigham Young University. The Holy War has been a university tradition since 1896. The rivalry we have with BYU is a long-standing one. The eve...

Eat Your Game Day Away: Make Your Own Spirited Sweets

Eat Your Game Day Away: Make Your Own Spirited Sweets

By Madge Slack

November 22, 2018

  Sports are all fun and games, taken literally, but maybe we take our rivalries a little too seriously. The game between the University of Utah and Brigham Young University is called the "Holy War." Is it really an epic battle of bloodshed and death? No — thank goodness — but that doesn’...

The Future of Sports: eSports is the Newest Face of U Athletics

The Future of Sports: eSports is the Newest Face of U Athletics

By Zach Janis

November 8, 2018

  When one thinks of sports, usually there are a few things that come to mind — a ball, a field of play, a goal of some sort and team colors. I bet you didn't think "digital." The University of Utah, while boasting a wide array of athletics at both the club and NCAA level, is introducing...

Patience: Traditions We Need To Bring Back

Patience: Traditions We Need To Bring Back

By Alisa Patience

April 16, 2018

At least once in your life you will hear someone express that they were born in the wrong decade. While it may be true that in the twenty-first century the world is, for the most part, better off than it used to be, some will always long for the forgotten aesthetics of milkshake-sharing and poodle skirts....

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