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Can I get a pint with that shake?

February 3, 2006

"Mrs. Henderson Presents"BBC FilmsDirected by Stephen FrearsWritten by Martin ShermanStarring: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Kelly Reilly, Will Young, Thelma Barlow and Christopher GuestRated R/103 minutesOpens Friday, Feb. 3Three out of four starsThe British: so polite, so proper, so unassumingly classy. Only ...

Save the rec center!

By By Clayton Norlen

February 1, 2006

By Clayton NorlenA recreation center is what U students want, but it is not what students will get. Because of a recent decision by the Legislature, the future of the U's ability to recruit potential students and create cohesive community has been damaged.On Jan. 26, the Utah State Legislature inadverte...

Utes at a glance

January 23, 2006

Racket'n Utes have up and down day in BoiseThe Ute men's tennis team had success in the semifinals at the ITA Mountain Regional Competition before failing to get a win in the championships later in the day.Miron Mann, Ryan Scott and Wes Hancock all posted singles victories over Boise State, with teams ...

Scientific atheism is just another kind of religion

January 9, 2006

Editor:I am writing in response to Mathew Myrup's letter ("Intelligent design is not scientific," Dec. 6). He proposes that even though life is extremely improbable, with the amount of stars in the universe, life is bound to happen some place. Is this a scientific claim? Scientists admit that our ear...

Corporate greed undermines workers’ well-being

January 9, 2006

Mine workers have been dying in this country for centuries-the recent tragedy in West Virginia being the most current example. The destruction of the lives of the 11 families who lost a father, a son, a brother or a friend was caused by an immoral corporate atmosphere that all too often values profits...

If God created the universe, who created God?

January 9, 2006

Editor: I'm writing about Mathew Myrup's thoughtful letter of Dec. 6, "Intelligent design is not scientific." It seems to me that there are a lot more questions than answers regarding intelligent design. If an intelligent designer created the universe, who or what created this intelligent designer? ...

Hail from the Chief: How we plan to make value calls on what we print

December 6, 2005

In an editorial reflecting the majority view of The Chronicle's senior staff last week, we reported that our staff members occasionally make value calls that offend a portion of the campus community.I, along with several of my colleagues at the student newspaper, recognize the weight this issue carries....

Comeback ‘Cats: Utes split weekend set, bow to Arizona

December 5, 2005

The U volleyball team's stay in the NCAA tournament lasted one round longer than it did a year ago, but the Utes still fell shy of the Sweet 16.Playing host at Crimson Court for the first two rounds this weekend, the Utes opened up play with a first-round sweep of Loyola Marymount, but saw their seaso...

Closure is not an open book

March 9, 2005

Dear Danni,I recently broke up with my boyfriend of nine months. It was sorta a mutual decision. We talked forever about it, but afterward, I still felt like I had stuff to say. I still do. He hates when I harp on old stuff, or things I've already said, and he doesn't seem to have any unfinished busi...

Million Dollar Calendar

February 25, 2005

Feb. 25FridayCalendar hates going to the mailbox. First, we have to deal with pizza coupons. We hate pizza coupons: They're everywhere. Then, there's the conscious concern over postal workers freaking out and biting people and giving them rabies. Now, there are people who think they're cute by FedEx-i...