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Barron: The Failure to Grow Community Support for the Wasatch Gardens

Barron: The Failure to Grow Community Support for the Wasatch Gardens

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

January 14, 2020

While only 33% of Utah is considered to be desert, the state is home to about 50 USDA-labeled “food deserts.” In a food desert, low-income residents have limited access to fresh and nutritious food options and instead rely on convenience stores or fast-food restaurants for meals, which contributes to the prevalence of obesity and diabetes in these comm...

The UCrew, Simplifying Move-In Day

The UCrew, Simplifying Move-In Day

By Nina Yu, News Writer

August 23, 2019

  With the fall semester finally here, new students are streaming into the dorms to start their college lives. While the thought of moving out of the family home is exciting and fresh, move-in day is full of people running around hectically and that can cause a lot of confusion.  Even for...

Sonnenberg: Service Serves You, Too

Sonnenberg: Service Serves You, Too

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

February 24, 2019

  I have dozens of excuses for why I don’t volunteer more often. There’s always more homework to do, cover letters to write and Saturday mornings to be filled with sleep. I tell myself that service requires a pure sense of altruism and a willingness to sacrifice a lot of time and effort, neith...

Petersen: Voting Matters, But the Younger Generation Needs to Do More.

Petersen: Voting Matters, But the Younger Generation Needs to Do More.

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

February 23, 2019

  Based on stereotype alone, twenty-somethings are far more interested in tweeting about safe spaces than actually doing the hard work of inspiring political change. Though this idea is grossly oversimplified, there is, unfortunately, a kernel of truth to this characterization. Many millennials...

Former Ute Becomes Health Advocate

Former Ute Becomes Health Advocate

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

  Every year, the University of Utah student athletes graduate from their Pac-12 sports teams. Some of these athletes leave their sport behind while some take their game to the next level with professional teams across the world. Emily Potter was one of the driving forces on the women’s bask...

Show Me the Money: Finding Funding for Utah Athletics

Show Me the Money: Finding Funding for Utah Athletics

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

  It’s no secret that in college athletics, more people attend men’s sports than women's, and by default, they collect more money for their schools and athletic programs. Athletic departments at universities still provide money to programs with lower attendance rates through various funds an...

Join U Students at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Join U Students at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

By Amy Loret

January 13, 2019

  “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?’” These famous words by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are being taken to heart by the University of Utah Bennion Center through the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 19. The ...

Jensen-Coon: Volunteering is All About Love

Jensen-Coon: Volunteering is All About Love

By Kelcy Jensen-

May 24, 2018

We often hear that doing something more for others is important and can help you feel better. I wholeheartedly agree with that sentiment. While researching the psychological effects of volunteering, however, I found an interesting study supporting the idea that volunteering is only beneficial for those...

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

By Shaelyn Barber

April 25, 2018

I wanted to change the world. So at age 15, I journeyed across the globe to Cambodia, intent upon my desire to help the impoverished country. I didn’t know much about Cambodia, its people or its trials. All I knew was that people were suffering, and I wanted to do my part to make the world a better p...

Utahns Spend Their Holidays Serving

Utahns Spend Their Holidays Serving

November 25, 2014

  With Thanksgiving right around the corner, more people are considering volunteering, but generosity does not spread solely during the holiday season. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service’s 2011 Report, Utah is the top-ranking state for community service in the nation. In 2013, acc...

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