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LNCO Student Lounge Not For All?

LNCO Student Lounge Not For All?

By Joseph Moss

November 19, 2019

  On the third floor of the Languages and Communication building, directly across from the English department, is a place labeled “Student Lounge.” It is a space meant for all students — although some feel this space is not meant for them. “Last semester, I found some of the English...

Racist Posters Flood U’s Campus Again

Racist Posters Flood U’s Campus Again

By Joseph A. Moss

November 8, 2019

Over the weekend of Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, the University of Utah had multiple posters posted around campus with rhetoric that included: “it’s okay to be white” and “Reclaim America.” Although the U has said multiple times that it does not align itself with this rhetoric, groups have consistently posted racist messages on campus. Some of these messages ha...

The U’s International Student Council Unites Students from Different Cultures

The U’s International Student Council Unites Students from Different Cultures

By Delaney Sheppard

November 2, 2019

Highlighting and exploring cultural diversity at the University of Utah is an integral part of student life. The International Student Council is an official student group of the Associated Students of the University of Utah which focuses on educating both domestic and international students about world...

Who’s Who in the Zoo? – The ZooWho App Could Revolutionize Small Talk

Who’s Who in the Zoo? – The ZooWho App Could Revolutionize Small Talk

By Ray Gill

October 23, 2019

Social media has created an era of constant connection — we can always see who’s been up to what, or share our thoughts, beliefs and memes with hundreds of people. You can find those acquaintances you haven’t spoken with in 20 years as easily as the friends you saw two minutes ago. Without these ...

Reese: The U Should Adopt More Resources For Queer Students

Reese: The U Should Adopt More Resources For Queer Students

By Isaac Reese

October 2, 2019

A survey in 2015 ranked Salt Lake City is as the seventh-gayest city in the United States. Around 4.7% of Salt Lake City residents identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. Utah is the youngest state in average population age, and a separate study found that 29% of Millennials identify with the LGBTQ+ community and 34% of Generation Z identify as LGB...

TEDxSaltLakeCity in Review

TEDxSaltLakeCity in Review

By Angelyn Ramos

September 25, 2019

  For the past several years Salt Lake City has hosted its very own TEDx event, TEDxSaltLakeCity. This year's TEDxSaltLakeCity the University of Utah hosted the seventh annual event at Kingsbury Hall on Sept. 21, 2019.   Intro The day began with a moment of silence in honor of the ...

The University of Utah Moves to Dismiss Lauren McCluskey Lawsuit

The University of Utah Moves to Dismiss Lauren McCluskey Lawsuit

By Delaney Sheppard

September 25, 2019

On Sept. 20, 2019, the Utah Attorney General filed for the dismissal of Lauren McCluskey’s case on behalf of the University of Utah. McCluskey’s parents filed a lawsuit against the University for the mishandling of their daughter’s case last October, which they claim led to her death. The mot...

Juvenile Expungement Clinics Coming to Utah

Juvenile Expungement Clinics Coming to Utah

By Delaney Sheppard

September 22, 2019

This fall and winter, the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice is hosting two Juvenile Record Expungement Clinics throughout the state of Utah. These clinics work with students to expunge juvenile records, which may follow them into adulthood unknowingly. Many adults assume that their juvenile records w...

How ASUU Plans to Advocate For Students in the 2019-2020 Year

How ASUU Plans to Advocate For Students in the 2019-2020 Year

By Delaney Sheppard

September 19, 2019

  More than four weeks into the school year, the Associated Students of the University of Utah have been working hard on fulfilling the promises they ran on during their elections in March. The new student government promised to address several issues, including advocacy, student involvement,...

The U Continues to Limit Parking as Students Form a Petition

The U Continues to Limit Parking as Students Form a Petition

By Stephany Cortez

September 18, 2019

  The University of Utah has been eliminating centralized parking for the last five years. The centralized parking spaces that have since been eliminated allowed students to park in close proximity to their classrooms and provided them with less of a commute back to their vehicles. In fall 2018,...

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