Daily Utah Chronicle

Planned Parenthood Partnership Provides Free Birth Control

Planned Parenthood Partnership Provides Free Birth Control

January 9, 2017

Researchers at the University of Utah have teamed up with Planned Parenthood to create HER Salt Lake, an initiative that provides women with access to various methods of birth control free of charge. The HER Salt Lake Contraceptive Initiative started in September of 2015. Operating out of local health...

The Utes Ski Program Finally Gets Their Own “Home”

The Utes Ski Program Finally Gets Their Own “Home”

December 7, 2016

After  long eight years of being housed in a shed near the football facility, the Utah ski program will finally get their own, well-deserved ski facility early next year. The 5,800 square foot three story building will be equipped with men's and women's locker rooms, equipment storage, a ski tuning...

ASUU Partners with Make-a-Wish and Huntsman Cancer Institute for Fundraiser

ASUU Partners with Make-a-Wish and Huntsman Cancer Institute for Fundraiser

November 29, 2016

The Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) partnered with Ogden’s Ave Salon for a one-time event held on campus at the U to host Cuts for a Cause — an event created to benefit the Huntsman Cancer Institute and Make-a-Wish Utah. The event, held on Nov. 14 at the Peterson Heritage Cen...

Biologists at the U Follow Birds on 10,000 Kilometer Migration

Biologists at the U Follow Birds on 10,000 Kilometer Migration

November 15, 2016

Biologists from the U followed a species of songbird known as Great Reed Warblers from the Middle East to sub-Sahara Africa using lightweight geolocation technology. The team from the U along with Turkish biologists from Kafkas University, KuzeyDoga Society and Turkey’s Ministry of Forestry and Water...

Native American History Honored at Natural History Museum

Native American History Honored at Natural History Museum

November 8, 2016

When students shape their hands as a U, yelling “Go Utes!” what does that really mean? For many, it’s only a symbol of pride and celebration for U fans. However, for others, it means a lot more than that. Utah is named after the Ute tribe, which evolved from the Spanish designation of the tribe,...

Election Rules and Biases in the United States

Election Rules and Biases in the United States

November 5, 2016

In the current 2016 election, Navajo voters in San Juan County are having their voting rights violated. Prior to 2014 there were nine different polling locations all across northern Utah for Navajo voters to cast their votes. However, in the year 2014, San Juan County switched from in-person voting...

Pac-12 Schools Launch “It Ends Here Campaign”

Pac-12 Schools Launch “It Ends Here Campaign”

November 1, 2016

The U has come together with the rest of the Pac-12 to create a campaign to bring awareness to sexual assault on university campuses. The campaign, “It Ends Here” aims to teach students how to prevent sexual assault and encourage support for victims of sexual assault. At the annual Pac-12 leadership...

U Health Care Secures No. 1 Spot After 6 Years in the Top 10

U Health Care Secures No. 1 Spot After 6 Years in the Top 10

October 26, 2016

For the past seven years, University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) has ranked in the top 10 as one of the nation’s leading medical centers in quality, safety and accountability. This year, however, the U has advanced to the top spot, taking the No. 1 spot for 2016. While the U has been in the top 10...

Not Clowning Around – What Does This Creepy Clown Craze Mean For The U?

Not Clowning Around – What Does This Creepy Clown Craze Mean For The U?

By Kelsey Kenyon

October 25, 2016

The bizarre clown scare has been spreading like crazy all over the globe. A prank once thought to be funny and completely harmless has turned into a serious matter. Originally, the problem with clowns started back in late August in South Carolina after reports were made that clowns were attempting to...

U Farmers Market: An Oasis in the Food Desert

U Farmers Market: An Oasis in the Food Desert

By Kelsey Kenyon

September 12, 2016

A new school year means another farmers' market at the U with handmade gifts, fresh grown produce and extra options for lunch. Although the market is open to anyone in the community, it is intended to benefit students. The University of Utah's campus is located in what is called a food desert, meaning...

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