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SafeRide Started at the U Nearly a Month Ago. Is it Helping Students?

SafeRide Started at the U Nearly a Month Ago. Is it Helping Students?

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

September 25, 2019

Tragic events in the past two years have raised some questions and concerns about whether or not the University of Utah takes its goal of a safe campus seriously. The new SafeRide shuttle is just one of the ways the U is trying to answer those concerns. The SafeRide shuttle is a free transportati...

Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

July 16, 2019

  On Monday, July 15, Salt Lake City’s mayoral candidates gathered for a debate hosted by the Pioneer Park Coalition. Broadcast by KSL-TV and live-streamed on Facebook, the forum was moderated by radio host Doug Jones.  All eight candidates — Jim Dabakis, Luz Escamilla, David Garbett, Richar...

More Than Decoration: Self Expression and Bumper Stickers

More Than Decoration: Self Expression and Bumper Stickers

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

January 18, 2019

  Whether you are walking through the parking lot or gazing at the sea of laptops in a lecture hall, bumper stickers are a constant fixture on campus. These little stickers are everywhere and everyone has their own style. At this point, even having no stickers is its own kind of aesthetic choice....

The Rights of Pregnant Women at the U

The Rights of Pregnant Women at the U

By Holly Vasic

April 16, 2018

While completing her undergraduate degree in nursing at the University of Utah, Elora Nelson would trudge uphill half a mile from the University Medical Center TRAX stop to the nursing school to attend class. During her pregnancy, getting to her seat became an especially agonizing experience. After the...

H2H: Is Public Transportation Worth It?

H2H: Is Public Transportation Worth It?

By Shaelyn Barber and Paul Braden

February 7, 2018

Public Transit Saves the Planet By Shaelyn Barber Each winter, Utah’s infamous inversion hovers over the Salt Lake Valley, filling it with smog so dense it’s more edible than breathable. Utah is often hailed as an outdoor wonderland, but air within the valley stands contrary to this image. La...

Utah Residents and U Students Air Transportation Concerns

Utah Residents and U Students Air Transportation Concerns

By Taylor Almond

March 29, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Last Thursday’s Wasatch Front Regional Council heard a total of five public comments in one day, more than they’ve ever heard in the span of 24 hours. OTHER TOP STORY: U CHEMISTRY FESTIVAL MAKES SCIENCE A HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE The comments they received focused on the...

Electrifying the U Shuttles

Electrifying the U Shuttles

November 10, 2014

  A new wireless electric bus will hum through the center of campus within the next year. The electric bus began ferrying students shortly after the beginning of this school year, but Alma Allred, director of Commuter Services, said construction on the cross-campus route will not start until spr...

Hitchin’ a Ride to the Polls

Hitchin’ a Ride to the Polls

October 29, 2014

  In past years, ASUU has shuttled students from the Heritage Center to voting polls. This year they will not. ASUU generally only buses students to polling locations for a presidential election, not a midterm. But that’s not going to stop Jordan Hutchinson, a freshman in business management, from vot...

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