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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The Muslim Student Association held a Friday prayer in the Union ballroom to honor victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings.

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Religion on Campus More Diverse Than Rest of State, With Proportion of Latter-day Saints Over 15% Lower

By Emily Anderson May 10, 2019

  Statewide, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints comprise 61.55% — nearly two-thirds — of the state population, according to a December 2018 article published by The...

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

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

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...

Sterling Van Wagenen, who has now resigned from his position as a professor in the Department of Film and Media Arts, has been charged with sexual abuse of a child. (Photo  by Emily Anderson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Filmmaker, Former U Professor Sterling Van Wagenen Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson April 12, 2019

  Warning: This story includes graphic descriptions of sexual abuse. Former University of Utah professor and noted filmmaker, Sterling Van Wagenen, was charged on April 2 with one count of aggravated...

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Utah Chronicle).

Getting the Best Price for the U: UTA Charges UVU and BYU Less for Student Transportation Passes

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson February 19, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story's episode of the Floodlights podcast. After paying more than $100 annually in mandatory transportation fees, thousands of University of Utah students...

Close up of the suspects vehicle, courtesy of UPD

Campus on Alert After Robbery West of Library

By Emily Anderson December 15, 2018

  University Police are advising students to travel in pairs, lock valuables in vehicles and stay on lighted paths after a robbery occurred in the parking lot west of the Marriott Library on Saturday...

Former Utah Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Nielsen speaks at a press conference on Nov. 2, 2018, about the investigations he is leading into the University of Utahs police department and campus safety.

Former Department of Public Saftey Commissioners to Lead Reviews into UPD, Campus Safety

By Emily Anderson November 2, 2018

The University of Utah announced Friday that former Utah Department of Public Safety commissioner and retired attorney John Nielsen will head two independent reviews into the University Police Department...

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins and University Police Chief Dale Brophy spoke at a press conference on the investigation into the death of student Lauren McCluskey on Oct. 25, 2018 | Chronicle archives.

Murder of U Student Prompts Investigation into Police Department and Campus Safety

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson October 25, 2018

Warning: This story contains graphic descriptions of violence. University of Utah President Ruth Watkins announced Thursday the school is initiating an independent investigation into the actions taken...

University of Utah student and track athlete Lauren McCluskey was killed in a shooting on campus on Tuesday, Oct 22. Photo by Steve C. Wilson, courtesy of the University of Utah.

U Track Athlete Killed in Shooting on Campus

  University of Utah student and track athlete Lauren McCluskey was killed in a shooting on campus Monday night, U president Ruth Watkins announced in a statement Tuesday morning.   McCluskey,...

The University of Utah football team marches onto the field during the NCAA football game vs. Weber State at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday August 30, 2018.

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Washington State Organization Bans Use of ‘Ute’ Name and Logo Leading up to Game

By Emily Anderson September 28, 2018

The University of Utah’s use of the Ute name has been a hotly debated topic on campus in recent years. Now, members of the student body at another Pac-12 school are joining the ranks of those who object...

The Daily Utah Chronicle Selected for Poynter College Media Project

The Daily Utah Chronicle Selected for Poynter College Media Project

By Emily Anderson September 18, 2018

The Daily Utah Chronicle is one of nine student media organizations chosen to participate in the Poynter College Media Project, the Poynter Institute announced Monday. More than 60 schools applied to participate...