CAMPUS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAMPUS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Police looking for U. of U. store burglar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827917-78/store-campus-release-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827917-78/store-campus-release-suspect.html.csp">Police looking for U. of U. store burglar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T21:11:01.43-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 09:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">University of Utah campus police want the public’s help finding whoever broke into and stole from the campus store in the past few weeks. The robberies occurred on March 21, April 7 and Sunday at the store, located at 270 S. 1500 East in Salt Lake City, according to a news release. All three took place between midnight and 3 a.m. More than $5,000 worth of products have been stolen, most of them electronics such as iPods and iPads, the release adds. The suspect has also caused several thousand do...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57827917@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:11:01 MDT Large iron gate stolen from University of Utah campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828767-78/gate-richards-stolen-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828767-78/gate-richards-stolen-police.html.csp">Large iron gate stolen from University of Utah campus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T17:40:04.21-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 05:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A large, decorative wrought-iron gate has been stolen from the University of Utah. A groundskeeper noticed on March 18 that half of the gate had been removed from its pillar in front of President’s Circle, on the west end of campus. “It must have been heavy,” said University police Sgt. Mike Richards. “I don’t know why you would take a gate.” The gate was ornately scrolled and stood about 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide, Richards estimated. The two halves of the gate were typically kept open, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57828767@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:40:04 MDT Va. college ‘free-speech zones’ latest to fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812139-68/speech-student-parks-policy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812139-68/speech-student-parks-policy.html.csp">Va. college ‘free-speech zones’ latest to fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY O’DELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:35:43.322-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • The latest in a string of successful court challenges to college “free speech zones” is unfolding in Virginia, where lawyers are negotiating a settlement in the case of a student who was barred from preaching on campus. The Virginia Community College System has agreed to suspend its student demonstrations policy in response to a lawsuit filed by Thomas Nelson Community College student Christian Parks. Both sides have asked a federal judge in Norfolk to put the case on hold until ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812139@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:35:43 MDT College visit turns tragic for Calif. students; 10 killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57806514-68/students-bus-california-humboldt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57806514-68/students-bus-california-humboldt.html.csp">College visit turns tragic for Calif. students; 10 killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FENIT NIRAPPIL and martha mendoza</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T19:28:37.799-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 07:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orland, Calif. • It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north. Those dreams shattered for some Thursday in an explosive freeway collision that left 10 dead — students, chaperones and both drivers — and dozens hospitalized. Desperate families awaited word about loved ones Friday, while investigators tried to figur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578065142014-04-11T19:28:37.799-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T19:28:37.799-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806514@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:28:37 MDT Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp">Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T21:08:53.105-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who gained notoriety for allegedly committing more than a dozen sexual assaults on Brigham Young University’s campus was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors. Nathan Eric Fletcher, 22, whose alleged misdeeds earned him the nickname of the “BYU groper,” has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery. He could face up to a year in jail for each count, and more charges may be coming. “These are two cases of the 16 that were ready to be presented to the prosecutors office,” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807626@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:08:53 MDT UConn celebrates 1 national hoops title, eyes 2nd http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57790656-77/national-championship-title-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57790656-77/national-championship-title-campus.html.csp">UConn celebrates 1 national hoops title, eyes 2nd</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAT EATON-ROBB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T16:58:04.512-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Storrs, Conn. • The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team plans to fly back home with the national championship that will be celebrated at a campus rally on Tuesday just hours before the women’s team plays for the national title. The Huskies beat Kentucky 60-54 in Arlington, Texas, to win the men’s NCAA title game Monday night, their fourth national championship. The team is expected to return to the Storrs campus at about 5 p.m. Tuesday, when a rally is planned at Gampel Pavilion. Gam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577906562014-04-09T16:58:04.512-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T16:58:04.512-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790656@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:58:04 MDT University of Utah’s chief diversity officer stepping down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57755273-78/villalpando-diversity-students-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57755273-78/villalpando-diversity-students-office.html.csp">University of Utah’s chief diversity officer stepping down</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T21:43:45.375-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Months after students protested after hearing he was being forced out, University of Utah’s chief diversity officer, Octavio Villalpando, announced Monday he will step down. Villalpando said he’s ready to return to teaching and research. “I’ve accomplished about as much as I can accomplish in this job,” said Villalpando, who has been associate vice president for equity and diversity for 7½ years. He pointed to the Diversity Scholars mentoring program as the office’s most important contributio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57755273@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:43:45 MDT BYU arrests man, but not the groper they are looking for http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57712524-78/lemmon-police-campus-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57712524-78/lemmon-police-campus-suspect.html.csp">BYU arrests man, but not the groper they are looking for</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T21:25:24.822-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brigham Young University police say a man they arrested Friday for allegedly breaking into a female student’s apartment and sexually assaulting her is not the infamous BYU groper being sought in more than a dozen campus attacks. The 22-year-old man who was arrested about 1:30 a.m. Friday at Provo’s Stadium Terrace Apartments, 950 N. Canyon Road, is black; the suspect in 15 groping cases on or near the campus since January is white, and his contact has generally consisted of quick grabs, usually...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57712524@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:25:24 MDT 15 women report being groped on or near BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702779-78/lemmon-women-reported-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702779-78/lemmon-women-reported-campus.html.csp">15 women report being groped on or near BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T19:59:32.245-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 07:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two more women were groped Wednesday at Brigham Young University, and another victim reported being fondled earlier this month, in what police are investigating as a serial sex assault case. In total, 15 women have reported similar assaults on and near campus in less than two months, said BYU police Lt. Arnold Lemmon. One of the gropings was captured by a security camera about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Halls. The victim can be seen descending a flight of stairs and stopping on the sidewal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57702779@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:59:32 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - March 15, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57685497-227/lennie-mahler-staff-photographer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57685497-227/lennie-mahler-staff-photographer.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - March 15, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T23:19:02.52-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lennie Mahler | The Salt Lake TribuneThe Westminster women's basketball team finishes practice with a scrimmage in the old Payne Gymnasium on campus Friday, March 14, 2014. The team will enter the NAIA Tournament as a No. 1 seed next week.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57685497@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:19:02 MDT Painter to be interviewed; interviewer to be painted http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57670541-66/utah-event-hein-fabrizio.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57670541-66/utah-event-hein-fabrizio.html.csp">Painter to be interviewed; interviewer to be painted</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T16:38:26.47-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 04:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah painter will talk about portraiture — while simultaneously painting a picture of his interviewer — in a live event. Jeff Hein will paint a portrait of Doug Fabrizio, host of KUER’s “RadioWest,” while Fabrizio interviews Hein. The event happens Friday, starting at 6 p.m., at the Dumke Auditorium at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City. Seating is limited, so arrive early. (This event was originally scheduled for January, but po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57670541@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:38:26 MDT Marijuana-smoking igloo leads to bust for University of Utah students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57602140-200/igloo-marijuana-students-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57602140-200/igloo-marijuana-students-campus.html.csp">Marijuana-smoking igloo leads to bust for University of Utah students</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Janelle Stecklein</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T16:42:53.177-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four University of Utah students got creative earlier this year when they decided to use a hidden snow igloo to smoke weed on campus. University of Utah police Sgt. Garth Smith said the students either constructed or found an abandoned igloo made of snow that had walls about 10 inches thick and was about four feet tall in the woods in the Red Butte Creek area between resident housing and Research Park. Smith said the igloo, which was large enough to hold four men, was pretty well camouflaged. A ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57602140@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:42:53 MDT Holmoe's complete remarks on BYU honor code confirmations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57602979-65/holmoe-code-honor-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57602979-65/holmoe-code-honor-public.html.csp">Holmoe's complete remarks on BYU honor code confirmations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T18:07:10.261-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 06:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perhaps the biggest news that came out of Tom Holmoe’s roundtable discussion with reporters who cover BYU sports came later in the 45-minute session, when the BYU athletic director brought up the school’s new policy about (not) confirming honor code investigations and violations. Actually, former Tribune reporter Patrick Kinahan, who now works for sports radio station 1280 The Zone, asked the question that got the dialogue started. He asked whether coaches Dave Rose and Bronco Mendenhall have so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57602979@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:07:10 MDT University of Utah to open Korean campus in September http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57597090-78/campus-korean-university-students.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57597090-78/campus-korean-university-students.html.csp">University of Utah to open Korean campus in September</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T01:01:04.125-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of Utah will begin classes at its first international campus in September after the Korean Ministry of Education officially approved the campus in the South Korean city of Songdo Monday. University officials hope to enroll about 275 students initially, most of them from South Korea and Asia, though the late timing of the government approval could make that a challenge, said Chief Global Officer Michael Hardman. The U. will offer three undergraduate degrees — social work, communi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57597090@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 01:01:04 MDT Parker: Hold men to a higher standard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57591520-82/women-male-sex-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57591520-82/women-male-sex-war.html.csp">Parker: Hold men to a higher standard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathleen Parker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T11:05:02.081-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We’ve heard much about the Republican war on women. Exhaustingly. Lately, we’ve also heard about the war on men. The war on men-on-women-on-men ... or something, as MSNBC’s Alex Wagner described it recently, gained fresh traction with a controversial column by The Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto about campus rape. James, honey, meet Pandora. In full disclosure, I wrote a book called “Save the Males” (Random House, 2008), so my understanding of these issues is not vague. The title notwithstan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57591520@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:05:02 MDT