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Serving Students through the New Basic Needs Center

Serving Students through the New Basic Needs Center

By Delaney Sheppard

November 5, 2019

  The University of Utah has been taking strides towards opening the Basic Needs Center in the coming spring semester to provide a centralized resource center for all students' needs. One issue that inspired the BNC’s creation was the high rate of student homelessness on campus. Associate...

After a Vaping-Related Death, Utah Considers Health Concerns of E-Cigarettes

After a Vaping-Related Death, Utah Considers Health Concerns of E-Cigarettes

By Angelyn Ramos

October 27, 2019

As the use of electronic cigarettes is on the rise, health concerns are too. In the week of Oct. 9, Utah confirmed its first vaping related death. University of Utah physicians and researchers continue to work to better understand the biology of vaping-related illnesses while U officials work to address...

Mandatory Academic Advising for U Freshmen Brings Mixed Reactions

Mandatory Academic Advising for U Freshmen Brings Mixed Reactions

By Natalie Colby

October 23, 2019

As the fall semester of 2019 gets into full swing, the freshmen around campus are signing up for and attending their mandatory advising appointment. This advising meeting must be done before the first years can register for spring semester classes and is meant to serve as a checkpoint in their first semester and a follow up after orientation....

In Officers Circle, Students Form Unlikely Communities

In Officers Circle, Students Form Unlikely Communities

By Natalie Colby

October 17, 2019

Residing in 19th-century houses adjacent to the Peterson Heritage Center, students living in Officers Circle have a dorm experience unlike any other on campus. These students are grouped into Living Learning Communities and live together based on shared interests, majors, and passions. Students who...

It’s On Us Celebrates 5 Years of Advocacy

It’s On Us Celebrates 5 Years of Advocacy

By Natalie Colby

October 14, 2019

As one of the first flagship programs of It's On Us, a national movement created by President Obama and the White House Council on Women and Girls, the Utah chapter is celebrating their fifth year on campus. The mission and pledge of the sexual assault prevention organization is to create a culture o...

Union’s New Game Fuel Lounge Caters to the Gaming Community

Union’s New Game Fuel Lounge Caters to the Gaming Community

By Natalie Colby

October 9, 2019

The new Pepsi Game Fuel lounge, located on the first floor of the A. Ray Olpin Union, was revealed with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. Renovations on the Crimson Commons included new leather lounge chairs, TVs, gaming systems — such as Xboxes, PlayStations and vintage-style arcade games ...

The Past and Future of the LGBT Resource Center

The Past and Future of the LGBT Resource Center

By Angelyn Ramos

October 1, 2019

  The LGBT Resource Center has been an ally and resource for the LGBTQ+ population of the University of Utah since 2002. In Feb. 2019, the resource center appointed new director, Dr. Clare Lemke. Dr. Lemke received her doctorate degree in American culture studies from Bowling State University. Pr...

Salt Lake City to Become Innovative Zone Alongside New York City

Salt Lake City to Become Innovative Zone Alongside New York City

By Angelyn Ramos

September 28, 2019

On Sept. 18, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission released a statement revealing their two new Innovation Zones: Salt Lake City and New York City will be participating in research surrounding 5G networks. More specifically, the University of Utah and Rice University will be participating in re...

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’s OBGYN Clinic Explains Premarital Exams

The University of Utah’s OBGYN Clinic Explains Premarital Exams

By Angelyn Ramos

September 24, 2019

On Sept. 9, 2019, Dr. Jen Gunter posted an article to her website which brought to light an exam colloquially known as a “Premarital Exam”. The article included screenshots from the U's gynecology webpage, which encouraged patients to "get ready for your wedding night with a premarital exam."...

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