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Kum Ticket Wins ASUU Presidential Election While Many Legislative Seats Remain Unfilled

Kum Ticket wins the ASUU presidential candidacy on Feb. 28, 2020 at University of Utah. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

February 28, 2020

  The Kum Ticket — Ephraim Kum, Michelle Valdes and Ayana Amaechi — won the ASUU presidential elections over the Hardenbrook and Nasser tickets. The results were announced by Audrey Stegman, the elections registrar, on Feb. 28 at 1:45 p.m. on the patio of the A. Ray Olpin Union.  K...

Opinion Desk: The Hardenbrook Ticket Will Unite the U

The Chronicle's Opinion Desk has endorsed Rebecca Hardenbrook's ticket for ASUU President. Her running mates are Devon Cantwell and Carlos Craig. (Courtesy Rebecca Hardenbrook)

By The Opinion Desk

February 23, 2020

  The views expressed in this article do not express the views of The Daily Utah Chronicle as a whole. This article has been written by the Opinion Desk as a whole, and may not necessarily represent the views of each individual on the Opinion Desk.   Winning an election and leading ...

Does ASUU Have a Voter Turnout Problem?

The current executive Branch of ASUU. (Photo by Nate Leishman | Courtesy ASUU)

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

February 14, 2020

  On Feb. 10, the Daily Utah Chronicle reported that there were four candidates vying to become ASUU President for the next school year. (One candidate was disqualified later that day, but has been temporarily reinstated until an upcoming Supreme Court hearing.) This signifies the start of AS...

Faculty and ASUU Members Hope to Continue Campus Safety Dialogue After SafeU Month

Students protest before the U football game on Sept. 28 (Courtesy Unsafe.U)

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer

October 31, 2019

The University of Utah’s motion to dismiss in the Lauren McCluskey lawsuit has inspired widespread action for many students on campus. So far, students have created the @Unsafe.U Instagram account, demanded to speak with the U’s President Ruth Watkins and even walked out of class to protest the U’s h...

ASUU Assembly Officially Denounces the U’s Response to Lauren McCluskey Lawsuit

Students, staff, family and friends attend a vigil on the steps of the Park Building for Lauren McCluskey. Chronicle archives.

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer

September 26, 2019

The Associated Students of the University of Utah has officially responded to ongoing controversy surrounding a lawsuit from the family of Lauren McCluskey, who was murdered on campus in October 2018. The civil rights case aims to sue the University on the grounds of violations of Title IX, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and due to Interest...

Scott: Students foot the bill for ASUU’s internal drama

The ASUU executive branch for the 2018-19 academic year. From left to right, former vice president of student relations Xandra Pryor, president Connor Morgan, vice president of university relations Maggie Gardner. Courtesy of the Morgan ticket.

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer

May 15, 2019

  Whether they are incoming freshmen or seasoned seniors, many students at the University of Utah have little understanding of the role the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) plays on campus. ASUU provides assistance with on-campus childcare, tutoring and legal services for students as well as club support, events and concerts that enrich campus community. Yet, its cliquish environment creates an unproductive distance,...

Sonnenberg: What Do You Know About ASUU?

The ASUU executive branch for the 2018-19 academic year. From left to right, former vice president of student relations Xandra Pryor, president Connor Morgan, vice president of university relations Maggie Gardner. Courtesy of the Morgan ticket.

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

May 15, 2019

  To some on campus, the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) seems like little more than a glorified party-planning commission. While it is true that ASUU plans RedFest — the annual spring concert that draws big-name artists like B.o.B and Migos — it provides many more resou...

Letter: The State of Student Government at the U

Associated Students of the University of Utah is the U's student government. It has three branches — executive, legislative and judicial. (The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Guest Opinion

April 16, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] The Associated Students at the University of Utah are one of the lesser-known student organizations here on campus, which I do find odd, with i...

Activist Talks About White Supremacy, Capitalism and Change on Campus

Puneet Singh and activist Takiyah Thompson at ASUU Diversity Board event, “United Against White Supremacy

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

April 11, 2019

  On Friday April 5, ASUU’s Diversity Board held a public event called “United Against White Supremacy” at the Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library. The Q&A format event, featuring activist Takiyah Thompson, was dedicated to addressing recent incidents on campus which have been descr...

What to Expect From the Upcoming State of ASUU Address

Connor Morgan, 2018-19 ASUU President (Courtesy of Connor Morgan)

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

March 19, 2019

  ASUU’s 2018-19 Student Body President Connor Morgan will deliver the State of ASUU address this Thursday, March 21 in the Union Ballroom from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will be conducted as a town hall and will kick off with Morgan providing a summary of his administration's accomplish...

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