The alternate universe: Utah college life outside the BYU bubble


Utah Valley University

Bastille returned to Utah on Tuesday Nov. 11, armed with a killer music set, several lights and lasers, a giant triangular video screen, and singer/songwriter Ella Eyre. Bastille came to Utah for the first time last year in December as part of X96’s Nightmare Before Xmas concert. Read more

University of Utah 

Do you want your smartphone battery to last longer? U scientists may have found a solution. Read more

Snow College 

The Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) is attempting to take over Snow College’s technology programs in Richfield, and Utah State University (USU) shows interest in taking over Snow College’s liberal arts programs in Richfield. Read more 

Utah State University 

Utah State basketball hosts its oldest rival Tuesday in the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum, and most USU fans wouldn’t miss it for the world. Nearly 500 fans brought blankets, bean bag chairs and sleeping bags into the Wayne Estes Center Monday in preparation for last Tuesday’s game, which would be the Cougars’ first visit to the Spectrum since losing 62-69 in 2011. Read more

Weber State University

Weber State alumnus seeks to raise $12,000 to publish a children’s book via Kickstarter. Read more

Westminster College

The Speaker of the Senate in Westminster’s student government is working to implement a policy that would reserve 1 percent of tuition fees for making the Westminster campus more sustainable. Read more

Dixie State University

A pair of identical twins attending Dixie State launch a skimboard company out of their garage. Read more

Southern Utah University

A local radio station in southern Utah is partnering with the Marine Corps Reserve to sponsor a Toys for Tots campaign on SUU campus. Read more

Salt Lake Community College

Culinary arts students at SLCC decorated trees for the Festival of Trees with beautiful confectionary creations. Read more

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