Daily Utah Chronicle

Suspect Identified in Multiple Subaru Thefts on Campus

Suspect Identified in Multiple Subaru Thefts on Campus

By Katie Buda

November 29, 2016

Police are investigating several auto thefts and burglary cases involving Subarus made in the late 90s. Suspect Erick Bryan Curtis has been identified to be involved in the auto thefts, which occurred on campus and in surrounding areas. Curtis currently has outstanding warrants involving these cases and those similar. The suspect is 34 years old, weighs 163 pounds and is 5’9 with blue ey...

Students, Citizens Protest Trump in March to Capitol

Students, Citizens Protest Trump in March to Capitol

By Katie Buda

November 11, 2016

Anti-Trump protesters peacefully marched to the Capitol Thursday night holding signs that read, ‘Climate change is real’ and ‘Not my president.’ On the steps of the capitol, Weber State student Crystal Hall, an LGBT woman with disabilities, burned an American flag. “It represents our fe...

The Battle for Bears Ears National Monument

The Battle for Bears Ears National Monument

November 7, 2016

The Bears Ears National Monument proposal is a plea to President Barack Obama to federally protect 1.1 million acres of sacred Native American land in the southeastern corner of Utah. Twenty-six tribal governments have endorsed the proposal. United States Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and...

BREAKING: Female Student Raped at Gunpoint by Suspect in Halloween-Mask, Suspect at Large

BREAKING: Female Student Raped at Gunpoint by Suspect in Halloween-Mask, Suspect at Large

By Katie Buda

October 31, 2016

An unknown suspect in a Halloween mask held a female student at gunpoint around 12:15 p.m. He then raped her in the parking lot of the Merrill Engineering Building, the student told police. The suspect is 6 feet tall, wearing a “grim reaper style mask,” and a black cloak, University of Utah Campus...

Election 2016: What Voters Should Know

Election 2016: What Voters Should Know

By Katie Buda

October 18, 2016

[row cols_nr="2"] [col size="8"] Lyndon Johnson called the secret vote “The most powerful instrument ever devised by man.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt said that the only way to deprive the American people of the right to vote was by Americans choosing not to vote. Out of 200 million eligible voters ...

A Glance into Lassonde Studios

A Glance into Lassonde Studios

October 2, 2016

In August, the first batch of U students moved into the Lassonde Studios, a living and learning space at the forefront of creativity and innovation. The Lassonde Institute invited students, donors, alumni and faculty to celebrate the final completion of the Lassonde studios on Sept. 22. At the center...

School of Medicine Hosts Annual 5k

School of Medicine Hosts Annual 5k

By Katie Buda

September 22, 2016

About 700 people convened at Sugar House Park on Saturday, Sept. 10 to celebrate the lives of those who have suffered from ovarian cancer. The Susan Sandoval Memorial 5k race, which is held every September during women’s health month, aims to raise awareness of gynecological cancers. Medical students,...

Former Wells Fargo CEO Speaks on Fraud, Realities of Business Mistakes

Former Wells Fargo CEO Speaks on Fraud, Realities of Business Mistakes

By Katie Buda

September 16, 2016

Former CEO of Wells Fargo, Richard Kovacevich, touched on leadership success as well as topics of national discussion—including Wells Fargo’s recent fraud scandal – in his Spencer Fox Eccles convocation speech Wednesday morning. Kovacevich, who filled in after current CEO John Stumpf cancelled to appear before the Senate banking committee, served as president and C...

Fifth-Year Math Professor Awarded LDS Institute’s Excellence in Education

Fifth-Year Math Professor Awarded LDS Institute’s Excellence in Education

April 20, 2016

Math professor Maggie Cummings’ ultimate goal is to foster student intuition in learning, earning her this year’s Excellence in Education award on April 15. Cummings, whose classroom catchphrase is “open your heart and think,” tells students that to build a foundation in math, they must actively...

U Students Lead Idle-Free Project To Prevent Air Pollution

U Students Lead Idle-Free Project To Prevent Air Pollution

April 14, 2016

The Urban Ecology and Sustainability Scholars group is making progress in the fight against air pollution with its Idle-Free Campus Ordinance. The initiative encourages U community members to not idle their cars, and educates the public on car-related air pollution. The scholars are collaborating with...

Stay Up to Date!
Stay up to date with our top stories delivered straight to your inbox!
We respect your privacy. No spam. Ever.