The Daily Utah Chronicle

Campus Contraceptive Initiative Aims to Provide Affordable Healthcare for Students

Campus Contraceptive Initiative Aims to Provide Affordable Healthcare for Students

By Linda Derhak

November 19, 2018

  The Campus Contraceptive Initiative (CCI) was started with the hopes of providing healthcare to students on campus at a low to free cost. They’ve been active since January and have expanded to an 80-person network with 20 routine members. They’re currently sending out a survey to all University...

Bird Window Collision Study Looks to Decrease Bird Deaths on Campus

Bird Window Collision Study Looks to Decrease Bird Deaths on Campus

By Linda Derhak

November 10, 2018

  The University of Utah has found a staggering number of dead birds on campus. In order to combat this issue, The University of Utah Bird Window Collision study was launched. A student working on the project, Erika Kusakabe, said, “Bird strikes are the second leading cause of death for bir...

Utah Division of Arts and Museums celebrates 40 year anniversary in Glendinning Home

Utah Division of Arts and Museums celebrates 40 year anniversary in Glendinning Home

By Linda Derhak

November 1, 2018

  The Utah Division of Arts and Museums celebrated the residency of their historic home for 40 years on Oct. 19. The Utah Division of Arts and Museums provides more than 500 outreach services. They are responsible for the promotion of the arts and Utah museums. The Glendinning Home features works...

Healthline and NO MORE Create a Guide to Understanding Sexual Consent

Healthline and NO MORE Create a Guide to Understanding Sexual Consent

By Linda Derhak

October 28, 2018

  Understanding sexual consent is crucial to navigating healthy relationships in the course of one’s life. In order to dispel a lot of the misconceptions surrounding consent, Healthline and NO MORE teamed up to create a helpful sexual consent guide. Healthline is the second largest consumer ...

Legacy of Lowell Day of Service Hits Highest Participation Yet

Legacy of Lowell Day of Service Hits Highest Participation Yet

By Linda Derhak

September 24, 2018

For the past 15 years in September, hundreds of volunteers participate in Legacy of Lowell day of service. This year had one of the highest turnouts at 900 participants and 2,600 hours of service. Students and staff at the Bennion Center worked tirelessly to promote and help the event run smoothly. Th...

Gardner Commons Welcomes Hugo Coffee

Gardner Commons Welcomes Hugo Coffee

By Linda Derhak

September 18, 2018

Hugo Coffee is coffee with a cause. Their motto is “Drink coffee that saves dogs," and their products are available in Gardner Commons. Proceeds go to animal rescues and shelters. Since May, the company has raised several thousand dollars to help animals. They specialize in pour-overs, cold brews and s...

New Dinosaur From Utah Named by NHMU

New Dinosaur From Utah Named by NHMU

By Linda Derhak

August 10, 2018

Ten years ago, the journey to discover the Akainacephalas Johnsoni, the newest dinosaur to be named from Utah, began. The dinosaur's skeleton was uncovered in a dig site at the Grand Staircase Escalante Monument. There were a plethora of other skeletons found alongside the Akainacephalas, including the...

U Lab Tracks CO2 Through Salt Lake’s Growth

U Lab Tracks CO2 Through Salt Lake’s Growth

By Linda Derhak

April 9, 2018

The University of Utah’s CO2 sensors have been tracking the rise of emissions over the past 17 years in the Salt Lake Valley — the location of a continually sprawling metropolitan area. It’s an extensive process that includes collecting the raw data, maintaining the sites and analyzing the information...

U Pledges Not to Penalize Applicants Disciplined for Gun Control Protests

U Pledges Not to Penalize Applicants Disciplined for Gun Control Protests

By Linda Derhak

March 7, 2018

High school students across the U.S. have begun to organize peaceful protests to demand gun control reform in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14. Many school districts, however, have said that they will discipline students who participate...

U Esports Helps Launch Larger Organization

U Esports Helps Launch Larger Organization

By Linda Derhak

March 7, 2018

More than 60 million people watched the League of Legends 2017 Championship, streamed online from China, in November 2017. Easy access across the globe to millions of fans has led to explosive interest in esports — multiplayer video games often played by professional gamers competitively for spectators. At...

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