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The U’s International Student Council Unites Students from Different Cultures

The U’s International Student Council Unites Students from Different Cultures

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

November 2, 2019

Highlighting and exploring cultural diversity at the University of Utah is an integral part of student life. The International Student Council is an official student group of the Associated Students of the University of Utah which focuses on educating both domestic and international students about world...

In Memory of Assistant Professor Dr. Emily Rauscher

In Memory of Assistant Professor Dr. Emily Rauscher

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

October 29, 2019

The University of Utah community mourns the death of one of its own, Dr. Emily Rauscher, an assistant professor who passed away on Sept. 16, 2019. She was 36 years old. Emily Rauscher was an assistant professor researching and teaching in the Department of Communication. Rauscher was also working...

The University of Utah Announces the Coming Basic Needs Center

The University of Utah Announces the Coming Basic Needs Center

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

October 23, 2019

The Basic Needs Center is coming soon to the University of Utah. The BNC will provide a centralized location for students to access any assistance they may need. Kim Hall, Associate Director of the Women’s Resource Center, has been spearheading the BNC project. “The central service pillar of...

Diversity on Campus: Highlighting International Students Stories

Diversity on Campus: Highlighting International Students Stories

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

October 14, 2019

With over fifty countries represented at the University of Utah, diversity on campus is an integral piece to a well-rounded and comprehensive education. Over 2,400 international students attend the U, making up 7.3% of the student population. Although international students don’t make up the majority...

The University of Utah Moves to Dismiss Lauren McCluskey Lawsuit

The University of Utah Moves to Dismiss Lauren McCluskey Lawsuit

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

September 25, 2019

On Sept. 20, 2019, the Utah Attorney General filed for the dismissal of Lauren McCluskey’s case on behalf of the University of Utah. McCluskey’s parents filed a lawsuit against the University for the mishandling of their daughter’s case last October, which they claim led to her death. The mot...

Juvenile Expungement Clinics Coming to Utah

Juvenile Expungement Clinics Coming to Utah

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

September 22, 2019

This fall and winter, the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice is hosting two Juvenile Record Expungement Clinics throughout the state of Utah. These clinics work with students to expunge juvenile records, which may follow them into adulthood unknowingly. Many adults assume that their juvenile records w...

How ASUU Plans to Advocate For Students in the 2019-2020 Year

How ASUU Plans to Advocate For Students in the 2019-2020 Year

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

September 19, 2019

  More than four weeks into the school year, the Associated Students of the University of Utah have been working hard on fulfilling the promises they ran on during their elections in March. The new student government promised to address several issues, including advocacy, student involvement,...

Students and Staff Brave Unruly Classroom Temperatures Last Week

Students and Staff Brave Unruly Classroom Temperatures Last Week

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

September 11, 2019

  On Monday, Sept. 2, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) sent out an announcement regarding the equipment failure of a chilled water plant on campus. This failure inhibited cooling capabilities across eleven buildings on campus, causing a spiral of issues for students, staff, and faculty. The...

President Watkins Publicly Addresses Student Concerns on Campus Safety

President Watkins Publicly Addresses Student Concerns on Campus Safety

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

September 2, 2019

  Early last week, President Ruth Watkins conducted her monthly report to the University of Utah’s Academic Senate. Her address came shortly after the University Police Department announced the departure of their spokesman, Dan Metcalf, who will be leaving the department after only six months...

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

August 29, 2019

  “The loss of Lauren McCluskey and Mackenzie Lueck were tragedies that I believe have permanently changed this campus and our commitment to safety. My thoughts, and the thoughts of our student body, are with their family, friends, and loved ones as they continue to mourn their deaths," said...

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