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5 Late-night dining places to try in Salt Lake City

If you’re new to Salt Lake City or just want to try something new, I am here to help. The University of Utah's host city offers an extremely wide (and delicious) variety of cuisines, so sometimes it can be hard to make a decision. If you’ve had a long week and want to go grab a late-night bite with friends, here are a [...]

2021-09-21T15:00:00-06:00September 21st, 2021|

Make your first semester a success!

Going to college is one of the first big steps you take in your life. It is always helpful to have a little bit of guidance as to what might be important to focus on, especially in this new chapter of your life. As someone who has been in college for a few years now, here are some things that I feel are [...]

2021-08-30T09:57:35-06:00August 30th, 2021|

Find your caffeine fix on campus

College can be busy! Whether you need help getting started or a cup to finish out the day, your caffeine fix on campus is close at hand. Two Creek Coffee House Two Creek is located in the Blockchain Café nearby in the GARFF Building - as well as in the Sutton and William Browning Buildings on campus. They specialize in providing delicious handcrafted [...]

2021-08-17T17:41:45-06:00August 17th, 2021|

5 tips & tricks for the first week of college

School is just around the corner, and with that comes all the feelings. Whether this is your first year or your last, everyone is going to feel the learning curve as we ease back into reality after a year of virtual learning. With many students coming to campus for the first time, here are some helpful tips and tricks for the first week [...]

2021-08-11T18:33:08-06:00August 11th, 2021|

Hey U Podcast sits down with DPS Skis & Snowbird

Powder hounds! Do you ever wonder how the ski industry persuades consumers like you to choose their products and shred their slopes? Answers abound in the newest episode of the Hey U podcast, where Dan Pizza, Director of Marketing and Creative at DPS Skis, and Tess Hobbs, Director of Marketing at Snowbird, sit down with Eccles School students Whitney Hessler, Christian Carabajal, and [...]

2021-07-27T16:59:47-06:00July 27th, 2021|

Melting in the heat? Four places to check out and cool off

As we dive deeper into the summer months, sometimes those beautiful, sunny days can be just a little too hot for any kind of comfort. You know, those days when sunscreen doesn’t seem to block any of those harsh rays? If you’re looking for things to do instead of cranking up your AC, you’re in the right place. Here are four things to [...]

2021-06-23T14:09:13-06:00June 23rd, 2021|

University Prison Education Project book drive

The University of Utah Prison Education Project (UPEP) is an incredible program that provides on-site higher education programming to incarcerated students at the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah. As a program committed to educational equity, UPEP is committed to providing courses at no cost to its students and relies on donations and volunteers from the Utah community. UPEP is dedicated to social [...]

2021-06-23T14:03:32-06:00June 23rd, 2021|

5 top summer eats in Salt Lake City

Looking to diversify your flavor palate? Here are five places for summer eats to try in Salt Lake City. 1) Pretty Bird If you like chicken, you’re in for a treat. Pretty Bird, located in Salt Lake City just southeast of the Eccles Theatre, is what I like to call a gourmet Chick-fil-A. Topped with pickles, slaw, and their own Prettybird Sauce, their [...]

2021-06-15T11:03:39-06:00June 15th, 2021|

Diving into Divvy: The Hey U podcast highlights a rapidly growing fintech

Did you know that Divvy saw 120% customer growth and more than 100% growth in platform spend last year? In the newest episode of “Hey U,” Eccles students Whitney Hessler and Christian Carabajal, and MaryAnne Hafen, Business Career Ambassador Program Manager, sit down with Woody Klemetson, VP of Sales for Divvy, a Utah-based company whose aim is to eliminate the expense report. Klemetson [...]

2021-06-07T19:14:37-06:00June 7th, 2021|

Phi Beta Lambda shines at the State 2021 Awards of Excellence competition

Members of the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) club rocked the State Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) 2021 Awards of Excellence! Eccles students went up against other Utah college students to test their business knowledge and skills. They will now move on to compete at the National Leadership Conference this summer. “These awards are important because they represent our chapter members' excellent professional and business [...]

2021-05-25T18:04:46-06:00May 25th, 2021|