Outreach Blog

Classic Stuffing

Cheap Tasty Stuffing

Do you want to blow your grandma’s mind this Thanksgiving? Or are you just a fiend for stuffing but you know the boxed stuff is bad for you? Either way, here’s a recipe for delicious homemade stuffing.    Supplies Baking sheet Small bowl Frying pan Knife Cutting board   Ingredients Salt Pepper Olive Oil Butter […]


Get Involved with RHA

Join an RHA Board

As an on-campus resident, you are automatically a member of the U.’s Residence Hall Association (RHA), which gives you access to resources, programming and lots of involvement opportunities! This year, involvement is even more vital as we navigate what it looks like to participate in your community while also being safe. RHA creates opportunities for […]


Vote

The Election

Only about 18% of people between the ages of 18 and 24 vote. I think that college students struggle with voting because they don’t know the steps, it seems difficult, and they don’t even know why they should vote or who they should vote for. I’m going to do my best to walk you through […]


New Student Welcome

New Student Welcome (in case you missed it)

I watched the New Student Welcome in case you didn’t. Every year, bright and early the Sunday after move-in, one of the most energizing events happens: New Student Welcome with President Ruth Watkins. It’s a day where thousands of new students flock to Kingsbury Hall, listen, and learn from faculty and students and the president […]


Leadership that Pays

Leadership that pays

Utah is one of the states that puts the most funding towards its public universities to help keep higher education affordable, but college can still be expensive. The best way to fund your education that I’ve found is to take part in on-campus organizations that pay you for part-time work. Here are some resources I’ve […]


Anybody wanna... cook?

Anybody wanna… cook?

Since I was stuck at home for the summer, I realized that my focus on college stopped me from getting bored, so I haven’t really developed any hobbies. I feel like we see that happen in movies and TV shows where the middle-aged dad retires from work and has to find his hobby, but it’s […]


Accessibility

What is Accessibility and Why Does it Matter?

Did you know that the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed by the 101st United States Congress and went into effect July 26, 1990? It has now been 30 years since that happened and accessibility is still a pervasive issue. In its purest form, accessibility is a system in place that provides an equitable experience […]


Campus Changes

So, you’ve lived on campus before and aren’t sure what it will be like when you return. That sense of unknown is very valid so let’s walk through a few things that are changing, and a few things staying the same. So what’s new? Face coverings – You’ll have to wear a mask anywhere that isn’t […]


Recognizing and Avoiding Microaggressions

Recognizing and Avoiding Microaggressions

We’ve seen posters around campus with mentions of microaggressions, but what are they actually? What harm do they cause? How do we make sure we avoid them? Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines microaggressions as, “a comment or action that subtly and often unconsciously or unintentionally expresses a prejudiced attitude toward a member of a marginalized group (such […]


How to be an ally

“Ally” is a word you hear a lot lately, and being an ally is something all of us can do. But, before you can know how to be an ally, you have to know what an ally is. According to Merriam Webster, an ally is “a person or group that provides assistance and support in […]