The Daily Utah Chronicle

Outgoing ASUU President Reflects on Long, “Consistent” Year

Outgoing ASUU President Reflects on Long, “Consistent” Year

By Connor Richards

April 17, 2017

As the University of Utah’s class of 2017 wraps up the year and prepares for graduation, Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) President Jack Bender is among them. With commencement around the corner, the outgoing student body president is reflecting on four years of involvement with...

College Classes in Maximum Security: “The only thing I needed”

College Classes in Maximum Security: “The only thing I needed”

By Connor Richards

April 6, 2017

By the time Sean Pica walked out of Sing Sing Correctional Facility a free man in 2002, he had spent more than half of his life in prison. When he was 16, Pica was convicted of murder, given a lengthy sentence and lived behind bars until he was 33. Pica left Sing Sing with only one possession, a col...

SlutWalk Planned Outside Marriott Library

SlutWalk Planned Outside Marriott Library

By Connor Richards

April 3, 2017

Through a course being offered by the University of Utah, a number of students have spent the semester planning and organizing action against sexual assault. On Tuesday, April 4, they will host a “SlutWalk” on campus to bring awareness to the issue as it relates to women. SlutWalks are part of a g...

U Tuition Expected to Increase 3.9 Percent Next Year

U Tuition Expected to Increase 3.9 Percent Next Year

By Connor Richards

March 22, 2017

Another year, another tuition hike. At a meeting on March 14, the Board of Trustees voted on a 3.9 percent raise in the cost of tuition and student fees for undergraduate students at the University of Utah. That number breaks down to a three percent increase in tuition and a 0.9 percent increase in ...

‘Follow Your Dreams,’ Humans of New York Creator Tells U Students

‘Follow Your Dreams,’ Humans of New York Creator Tells U Students

By Connor Richards

March 20, 2017

When Brandon Stanton moved to New York in 2010 he had no job, no money and little inspiration. But he did have a camera, so he decided he would take portraits of everyday New Yorkers and map them across the city on an online blog. Six years later, Humans of New York, an evolved version of Stanton’s ...

‘Follow Your Dreams,’ Humans of New York Creator Tells U Students

‘Follow Your Dreams,’ Humans of New York Creator Tells U Students

March 15, 2017

When Brandon Stanton moved to New York in 2010 he had no job, no money and little inspiration. But he did have a camera, so he decided he would take portraits of everyday New Yorkers and map them across the city on an online blog. Six years later, Humans of New York, an evolved version of Stanton’s ...

U Students Assist Lawmakers in Fights for Women’s Rights

U Students Assist Lawmakers in Fights for Women’s Rights

By Connor Richards

March 9, 2017

As Utah’s 2017 legislative session comes to an end, lawmakers — and some University of Utah students — are breathing a sigh of relief. Through classes and community involvement, a number of students have worked with professors and lawmakers to produce and push legislation on the state level. In...

Marriott Library Preserves History Through Poster Collection

Marriott Library Preserves History Through Poster Collection

March 6, 2017

'No mandate for hate.'  'The future is female.'  'Refugees welcome.'  'Oversight: You’re doing it wrong.' These are some of the words on posters and signs donated to the J. Willard Marriott Library in an effort to cement recent protests into Utah history. Following a steady stream of demonstrable o...

“We Are Here”: Black Identity and the Black Student Union

“We Are Here”: Black Identity and the Black Student Union

February 24, 2017

Neither the University of Utah nor the state of Utah are places that typically come to mind when examining the issues faced by black students. However, Barbara Kufiadan of the U’s Black Student Union, wants the U to know, “There are black students on campus!” Kufiadan, a pre-med sophomore studying...

Veteran Suicides Can be Reduced Through a Simpler Technique, New Study Shows.

Veteran Suicides Can be Reduced Through a Simpler Technique, New Study Shows.

February 22, 2017

Research from the University of Utah psychology department discovered a simpler and more efficient way to prevent suicide attempts from veterans and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder patients.  In the study “Effect of crisis response planning vs. contracts for safety on suicide risk in U.S. Army Soldiers,” Dr. Craig J. Bryan, Jim Mintz, Dr. Tracy A. Clemans an...

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