Southern Utah University students apparently have something to celebrate: They’re living in the most affordable college town in America. That’s according to a new list by Clever Real Estate, which ranked Cedar City No. 1 in a list of 30 most affordable college towns. And Provo — home of Brigham...
Zemirah Grossman, 9, of Salt Lake City, attends a Global Climate Strike at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) — SALT LAKE CITY — Raquel Juarez was a senior at Ben Lomond High School two years ago when Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg emerged as a leading voice in calling for reform to combat climate change.
Ballet students from the University of Utah’s School of Dance shuffle into the studio, dropping their duffle bags by the door. The class of mostly women are dressed in an array of colorful leotards with their hair pinned up in tight buns. They spread across the room, stretching their bodies as they wait for the instructor.
Utah — We should all have a teammate in life like Nathan Olcott. He’s a soccer player at Tooele High School, and for as competitive as the game is, Olcott tries to keep it simple. “Something about running around and kicking a soccer ball, there’s something fun about it,” he...
Lawyers for Salt Lake County are asking a federal judge to reject a request for a restraining order blocking laws that severely limit mask requirements in schools.
PROVO, Utah (KSTU) -- A Utah elementary student has inspired her school to revamp its library. While Emi Kim hoped to simply spread a diverse, positive message at her own school, it has led to change in the entire district. It all started when Emi took an interest in books...
Some Utah colleges are starting to launch esports programs. These are competitive leagues for video gaming at the collegiate level that give students opportunities to win scholarships, find a career and more. University of Utah Junior Alec Parent says he had to convince his parents to join. But now, he’s...
Salt Lake Tribune
Wary of angry parents, this Utah school told teachers not to confront students who came to class after refusing COVID testing
To protect staff from angry parents, teachers at Tooele High School were instructed last week not to confront any students who had refused to get tested for COVID-19 but showed up to class anyway, in defiance of outbreak rules. The direction from administrators came after the school in western Utah...
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Education will investigate a social media post related to racial healing from outspoken board member Natalie Cline. The Facebook post featured an image of a flyer advertising a discussion on racial healing at Hillcrest High School. Cline’s comment indicates her concern...
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Alec Parent, a junior at the University of Utah, had to convince his parents before joining varsity esports, the competitive leagues for video gaming at the collegiate level. Now, as one of Utah’s star players, he’s won $1,000 a year in scholarships and splits tournament winnings with his teammates.
KUTV — Short-term training programs are available tuition-free at all public colleges and universities in Utah to individuals whose employment has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. For more information, visit: learnandwork.org. Watch Fresh Living every weekday at 1 pm MST on CBS Channel 2, 2 pm on KMYU, and 3...
The Utah State University Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) sponsors a fireside chat with Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson on women and leadership. The second annual Fall Women’s Leadership Forum is held Friday, Oct. 1, from noon to 1:15 p.m. on the USU Brigham City campus and virtually. The event is free.
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Utah State University has been distinguished as a 2020 Tree Campus USA, as awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation. The national higher education program, launched in 2008, honors college and universities and recognizes excellence in campus tree management as well as student and community involvement. It is USU’s 11th consecutive year receiving the designation.