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Goodbye, Daily Utah Chronicle. Yes, Yes, We Promise We’ll Call.

Goodbye, Daily Utah Chronicle. Yes, Yes, We Promise We’ll Call.

By Madge Slack, Emily Anderson, Greyson Harness, Christina Giardinelli, Zach Janis, Kristiane Sonnenberg, Andrea Alvarado, Aiden Keenan, Amy Loret, Katelyn Collett, Mandi Johansen, Alli Milne, and Ashlyn Cassity

April 25, 2019

Emily Anderson: Editor-in-Chief Every Sonic Youth song longer than five minutes (most of them). Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. Training for a marathon — or, even, a half marathon. That was a list of things I’ve started and never finished. I feel like I’m ending my tenure as edit...

Former University of Utah Employee Linked to Hate Group Propaganda on Campus

Former University of Utah Employee Linked to Hate Group Propaganda on Campus

By Christina Giardinelli

April 19, 2019

  In recent years, the University of Utah has been the target of racist messages and propaganda from numerous hate groups. Over 240,000 of these groups' chat room messages were leaked in March by Unicorn Riot, a non-profit left-wing media collective, revealing that some of the flyers hung on cam...

He Survived Conversion Therapy. Now, He Wants To Make Sure No One Else Has To

He Survived Conversion Therapy. Now, He Wants To Make Sure No One Else Has To

By Christina Giardinelli

April 5, 2019

  University of Utah student Nathan Dalley grew up a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Orem, Utah. He knew that he was not like most of his peers from a young age, however. “I knew I was different pretty early on, probably when I was about five years old,” he sai...

Shireen Ghorbani’s Committed Service From the Peace Corps to the Salt Lake County Council

Shireen Ghorbani’s Committed Service From the Peace Corps to the Salt Lake County Council

By Christina Giardinelli

March 22, 2019

Shireen Ghorbani hails from Bismarck, North Dakota, but has been living in Utah since moving here to pursue a master's degree at the University of Utah. Now a communications professional in the in the facilities management department at the U, Ghorbani drew national attention to the state when she appeare...

LGBTQ Youth Sat in Front of Governor’s Office Demanding an Apology. They Got One.

LGBTQ Youth Sat in Front of Governor’s Office Demanding an Apology. They Got One.

By Christina Giardinelli

March 8, 2019

  A group of LGBTQ youth advocates staged a sit-in at the Utah state capitol on Thursday and were later joined by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox. The group of about 30 teens who identified as LGBTQ had spent the afternoon outside of Gov. Gary Herbert’s office demanding that he apologize for the death...

U Professor Sterling Van Wagenen Resigns After Allegedly Admitting to 1993 Molestation of a Minor

U Professor Sterling Van Wagenen Resigns After Allegedly Admitting to 1993 Molestation of a Minor

By Elise Vandersteen and Christina Giardinelli

March 7, 2019

  Film professor Sterling Van Wagenen has resigned following the release of a recording during which he is heard admitting to molesting a minor in 1993, according to spokesperson for the University of Utah's College of Fine Arts, Marina Gomberg. The recording is the result of an interview...

SDS Receives Warning From Administration Following a White Supremacist Clap Back Action Held on Campus

SDS Receives Warning From Administration Following a White Supremacist Clap Back Action Held on Campus

By Christina Giardinelli

February 26, 2019

  Some University of Utah members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) received formal admonishment from the U administration following an action the organization held at the Marriott Library on Feb. 19. Bryn Dayton, a U member of SDS, told The Daily Utah Chronicle that this was just on...

U Students Protest the President’s Declaration of National Emergency

U Students Protest the President’s Declaration of National Emergency

By Christina Giardinelli

February 26, 2019

  The University of Utah's chapters of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) joined forces with other off-campus organizations such as the Brown Berets and Utah Against Police Brutality to rally against U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration of...

Police Contact the Suspect of an Apparent Hate Crime Caught on Video

Police Contact the Suspect of an Apparent Hate Crime Caught on Video

By Christina Giardinelli

February 19, 2019

  Correction: a previous version of this article incorrectly stated that a senate bill amending hate crime passed the senate, the bill is still in the senate and will receive a committee hearing from the chamber on Thursday. The article has been updated to include this information. One wo...

U Campus Once Again Targeted by Racist Propaganda

U Campus Once Again Targeted by Racist Propaganda

By Christina Giardinelli

February 19, 2019

  The University of Utah campus was once again targeted by white supremacist propaganda, Mohan Sudabattula told The Daily Utah Chronicle in an interview held on President's Day. Sudabattula, a student at the U who works for on-campus student housing, said that he discovered, photographed and too...

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