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Environmental Location and Change Affect Rates of Depression and Anxiety

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2021

  The University of Utah’s physical location draws hikers, skiers and outdoor enthusiasts to attend but also a group of environmental activists focused on saving the place they live from...

Actors Tyler Fox and Paul Kiernan in PSYCHOPOMP. (Courtesy Roger Benington)

Intimate Settings and Powerful Performance in Benington’s ‘PSYCHOPOMP’

By Sara Gillett, Arts Writer September 17, 2021

  "PSYCHOPOMP," an incredible performance written and directed by a former Salt Lake City resident Roger Benington, is an intimate and enlightening experience that brings to light the recent...

Alexander Au (left) stands with his mentors, mentors Dr. Sarah Mullowney (center) and Dr. Damian Borbolla (right). (Courtesy Alexander Au)

University of Utah Physician Set to Launch App Tackling Suicide and Global Mental Health

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer September 12, 2019

A report from the Center of Disease Control in 2017 found that the second leading cause of death in American adolescents (ages 15-19) was suicide. According to another study put out by the CDC, Utah has...

U Professors Research Suggests that Preventive Methods can Save Lives of Military Personnel

U Professor’s Research Suggests that Preventive Methods can Save Lives of Military Personnel

By Jacob Rueda August 24, 2019

A study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) revealed that a number of military personnel with suicidal tendencies are at greater risk of self-harm because they keep firearms...

Eric Moerer Memorial Lecture Series on March 5, 2019 at the Gardner Commons building at the University of Utah
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Recognizing Anxiety and Depression Across the Lifespan: Eric Moerer Memorial Lecture Series

By Katelyn Collett March 10, 2019

  Trigger Warning: This article deals with and mentions suicide, violence and loss of a child. Tina and Mike Moerer started their memorial lecture series in 1998 after their son, Eric, took...

Kristin Chenoweth at Celebrity Fight Night XXIV in Phoenix, Arizona, March 10, 2018. (Photo by Gage Skidmore)

Barron: Chenoweth Must Match Her Performance with Activism

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer January 15, 2019

  For Gay Pride Month 2017, “pop culture luminary” Kristin Chenoweth penned a “love letter” to the LGBTQ community in which she told the story of a young gay man whose life was impacted...

Depression Cartoon by Lindsay Schuring

Jensen-Coon: An Invisible Epidemic

By Kelcy Jensen- February 28, 2018

Mental illness is often seen as a bunch of bogus. A lack of understanding from society leaves those negatively affected by these attitudes feeling hopeless and frustrated. The old-school way of thinking...

(Photo by Chris Samuels)

Salt Lake Commemorates Transgender Teens

By Taylor Almond February 26, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] They shared their thoughts and their stories. They talked about their siblings and their struggles. Each person who came to the microphone had a different perspective,...

Former U Building Has Haunted Past

October 30, 2014

Carlson Hall was demolished in 2012 to make room for a new law building, but some say there was a ghost living there before the construction. And she still hasn’t left. The building was first used...