The Daily Utah Chronicle

Rail Jam doesn’t disappoint

By By Whitney O'Bannon, Staff Writer

February 26, 2009

By Whitney O'Bannon, Staff WriterGo big or go home.This seemed to be the theme of the annual Rail Jam event that took place on the Union patio Wednesday.When one participant would complete an amazing trick, the next person to drop in did something bigger. and better."It's just fun to bring out your trick...

H.B. 208 moves to House

By By Jeremy Thompson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2009

By Jeremy Thompson, Staff WriterA bill that would prevent undocumented students recieving in-state tuition from working passed a legislative committee Wednesday, despite the protests of U student leaders who said the bill would only prevent such students from receiving higher education. House Bill 208 ...

Utes stomp ‘Bama in Sugar Bowl

By By Tony Pizza, Sports Editor

January 3, 2009

By Tony Pizza, Sports EditorNEW ORLEANS8212;It's a cliché, but seasons don't get much sweeter than Utah's.Despite being heavy underdogs, the Utah football team beat up on Alabama in nearly every way possible and scored a 31-17 win over the former No. 1 football team in the country in the 75th annual...

Runnin’ Utes ready to roll

By By Marco Villano, Staff Writer

November 5, 2008

By Marco Villano, Staff WriterThe Runnin' Utes might be one of the best shooting teams in the country this preseason. However, head coach Jim Boylen would rather focus on another aspect of the game that "wins championships"8212;defense.The Utes improved their field-goal percentage defense from No. 322 in...

Five events better than prime time

By By Danny Letz

December 7, 2007

By Danny Letz1. Thurs., Dec. 6 through Mon., Dec. 31"Bear River: Last Chance to Change Course"Utah Museum of Natural History All dayAdults $6, children 3-12 $3.50, U students, staff and faculty freePhotographer Craig Denton's ongoing exhibit, "Bear River: Last Chance to Change Course," showcases the ma...

Paid to play

By By Eric Williams

November 27, 2007

By Eric WilliamsPeople come to Utah from all over the world to ski and board the best snow on Earth. Students at the U are no exception, and some of the U's faculty were also drawn here by the beautiful Wasatch Mountains and the easy access to some of the world's most famous ski resorts. Not everyone ...

Football notes: Season not over yet

By By Cody Brunner

November 27, 2007

By Cody BrunnerLicking the woundsIn a game that will likely go down in the history of the rivalry as "Fourth-and-18," the Utes had every chance to win it late against rival BYU.But they didn't. The Utah offense struggled to get anything past BYU's smothering defense, scoring its only touchdown late in...

Marathon man: Preparing for the winter months

November 27, 2007

Editor's Note: This is a recurring feature of the Activities section. Tony Pizza began training Sept. 15 for the 2008 Salt Lake City Marathon and will be writing updates on his successes and failures until the April 19, 2008, race date.The holiday season can be brutal on the bank account. It can be eq...

Voices: Service is a cornerstone of greek life

By By Timmy Cannon

November 26, 2007

By Timmy CannonIt has been a good semester for just about everyone on Greek Row. In the last couple of weeks, some houses have had successful philanthropy weeks, and some of the pledges have finished their quest to become active members of their respective fraternities or sororities. I don't think enou...

Changing the way we listen

By By Paige Fieldsted

November 26, 2007

By Paige FieldstedA group of electrical engineering students at the U were recently chosen as finalists in the Smart Radio Challenge, an international competition in which teams of students develop and test high-tech radios. The teams began working on their Smart Radio designs in January.Traditionally,...