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‘She Kills Monsters’ Delights with Foes, Friends and Fears

‘She Kills Monsters’ Delights with Foes, Friends and Fears

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

January 17, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for "She Kills Monsters." When you think about grief, turning to a game of Dungeons and Dragons might not seem like an obvious coping mechanism. But, as Agnes Evans (Piper Salazar) mourns the loss of both of her parents and her younger, self-identified...

Are We a College Town or a Commuter Campus?

Are We a College Town or a Commuter Campus?

By Reem Ikram

October 22, 2019

Housing on campus is growing with the construction of Kahlert Village underway. The Kahlert Village will soon become one of the University of Utah’s newest housing options starting Fall 2020, according to Assistant Director for Communications and Assessment Lexie Maschoff.  Currently, the U holds 10 residence halls, 1...

Dalley: U Students Should Better Utilize Their Public Transit Passes

Dalley: U Students Should Better Utilize Their Public Transit Passes

By Nathan Dalley, Opinion Writer

September 6, 2019

  On any given morning during the school year, a mass of University of Utah students and faculty step onto public transportation. In fact, around one-third of faculty and students ride public transit to campus every day. UTA and the U have worked as a partnership before the first TRAX line e...

Getting the Best Price for the U: UTA Charges UVU and BYU Less for Student Transportation Passes

Getting the Best Price for the U: UTA Charges UVU and BYU Less for Student Transportation Passes

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson

February 19, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story's episode of the Floodlights podcast. After paying more than $100 annually in mandatory transportation fees, thousands of University of Utah students use their UCards to board TRAX and buses on a daily basis. The school uses a portion of these fees to pay for annual Utah Transit Authority passes for each of its students and employees. U officials are worried the school may be payi...

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...

Patience: Counting the Crises of the School Commute

Patience: Counting the Crises of the School Commute

By Alisa Patience

February 7, 2018

There are many advantages to living an hour away from the University of Utah. Everything I need is in walking distance, I’m close to my family and the rent is half as expensive as it is in Salt Lake City. However, if I weren’t so desperate to save money, I would live in the city because of the one...

Reevaluating the U’s Shuttle System

Reevaluating the U’s Shuttle System

By Alisa Patience

August 13, 2017

Students of the University of Utah all know the struggle of walking from class to class in the murderous heat of late August or the unmerciful frigidness of January. After all, our campus is huge, and there’s a lot of ground to cover. It goes without saying we are lucky to have campus shuttles that...

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...

The Perks of Being a U Student

February 24, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]To make up for the thousands of dollars spent on tuition, there are certain perks of being a U student that can save you money. One of those benefits is food. By showing your UCard at Red Robin, for example, you can get a 15 percent discount. Mariya Nikolaeva, an...

Researchers Use TRAX to Measure Air Pollutants

Researchers Use TRAX to Measure Air Pollutants

By Kylee Ehmann

February 4, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The inversion is unavoidable in the Salt Lake Valley, but new research may be able to pinpoint specific areas where health risks may increase. Different locations face varying levels of pollutants. Researchers Logan Mitchell, Erik Crosman, John Horel and John Lin in the U’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences a...

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