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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

Students, staff, and friends of ChenWei Guo came to show their support after the recent shooting tragedy in Red Butte Canyon by lighting candles and walking from the Marriott Library to President's circle for a candle light vigil to share their condolences on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students Come to Terms With Guns’ Place on Campus Half a Year After Shooting Death

By Emily Anderson June 1, 2018

Each year since the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School, the United States has been inflicted with a rash of school shootings — resulting in the loss hundreds of students’ lives. A recent school...

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Lower Figures, Fewer Opportunities for Female Faculty

By Emily Anderson April 5, 2018

  NOTE: All data referenced in this article is available for download at the bottom of the page. On average, male faculty members at the University of Utah made 48 percent more last year than...

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at Marriott Library Increases Woman Representation on the Site

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at Marriott Library Increases Woman Representation on the Site

By Emily Anderson March 29, 2018

Women in the arts have been chronically dismissed from conversations about history, both as participants and topics, according to Jessica Colbert, who is a librarian at the University of Utah’s Marriott...

Students for Choice holding their signs during the sexual assault protest in the MEB parking lot on Friday, Nov 4, 2016

Campus Climate Survey Addresses Sexual Assault

By Emily Anderson March 1, 2018

The University of Utah found in a 2016 Campus Climate Survey that the majority of students didn’t know where to report a sexual assault, what happens once they make that complaint or where victims can...

Getting to Know Ruth Watkins

Getting to Know Ruth Watkins

By Emily Anderson February 15, 2018

When University of Utah President Ruth Watkins accepted her position, it didn’t cross her mind she had become the first woman president of the 168-year-old institution. Jerilyn McIntyre, now a professor...

Feed U Food Pantry Launches New Initiatives to Support Students

Feed U Food Pantry Launches New Initiatives to Support Students

By Emily Anderson January 31, 2018

As an international student and instructor for undergraduate students, Eduardo Soares oftentimes struggles to stretch his budget to cover his needs. “All of the money I make comes from the U,” Soares...

Students working out at the George S. Eccles Student Life Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Wed, Jan. 10, 2018.

(Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

Student Life Center Dress Code Enforcement Concerns U Students

By Emily Anderson January 26, 2018

After transferring to the University of Utah from Brigham Young University, theater student Kailey Ganevsky anticipated more freedom — she would no longer have to adhere to the private school’s Honor...

Ruth Watkins was selected as the new president of the University of Utah on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

Ruth Watkins Made First Woman President of the U

By Emily Anderson January 18, 2018

The Utah State Board of Regents voted Thursday to make Ruth Watkins the 16th president of the University of Utah and the first woman to lead the school. The announcement was met with applause, cheers...

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Presidential Search Committee Announces Three Finalists

By Emily Anderson January 13, 2018

The search for the next president of the University of Utah has been reduced to three people according to an announcement made Friday by the presidential search committee. The final candidates are Ruth...

Hazing Gone Wrong: A Look Back at the U in 1925

Hazing Gone Wrong: A Look Back at the U in 1925

By Emily Anderson December 9, 2017

Matthew Ellis, a 20-year-old Phi Kappa Psi pledge at Texas State University (TSU), on Nov. 13 became the fourth college student found dead this year after drinking a copious amount of alcohol at a fraternity-related...