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By Madge Slack, Emily Anderson, Greyson Harness, Christina Giardinelli, Zach Janis, Kristiane Sonnenberg, Andrea Alvarado, Aiden Keenan, Amy Loret, Katelyn Collett, Mandi Johansen, Alli Milne, and Ashlyn Cassity

April 25, 2019

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 was a list of things I’ve started and never finished. I feel like I’m ending my tenure as edit...

U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

(from left to right) Kendall FitzGerald, Kaden Plewe, Rebecca Hardenbrook, and Jewell Lund in front of the United States Capitol Building, one of the several sights in between the Senate and House building on Capitol Hill. (Photo courtesy of Rebecca Hardenbrook)

By Mandi Johansen

April 18, 2019

  Four University of Utah students attended a four-day CASE workshop in Washington D.C. put on by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The workshop was designed for graduate students interested in working in science policy. Rebecca Hardenbrook, a graduate student in math and...

Know Your Resources, No Matter Your Colors: Sexual Assault Resources Across Utah Universities

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By Mandi Johansen

April 17, 2019

  University campuses make many efforts to keep their campus safe and provide resources and support for students that have been victims of sexual misconduct or assault. The University of Utah recently released the Campus Climate Survey, which showed that 19% of undergraduate students have had various experiences with sexual assault and 17% have had experiences with s...

U Offers Travel Incentives for a Greener Planet

UTA TRAX light rail at the U's stadium stop | Chronicle archives

By Mandi Johansen

April 17, 2019

  Many students and faculty on campus are aware of the poor air quality in Utah. The University of Utah is a commuter campus, meaning that many students don’t live on campus and must travel to attend school, work and events. There are incentives in place to encourage students to get to campus...

Vice President of Student Relations Censured by the Student Senate at the U

Vice President of Student Relations Xandra Pryor, President Connor Morgan and Vice President of University Relations Maggie Gardner took office on April 25, 2018.

(Courtesy of ASUU)

By Mandi Johansen

April 15, 2019

  Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) Vice President of Student Relations Xandra Pryor has been censured by the U's Student Senate and has been called on to resign by members of the ASUU body. Pryor could not be reached for comment. A formal censure, according to ASUU President...

U Receives Funding for Power Grid Research

University researchers from the Utah Smart Energy Laboratory working to protect the power grid against outages. Courtesy Masood Parvania.

By Mandi Johansen

April 14, 2019

  Masood Parvania, an electrical and computer engineering assistant professor at the U and director of the Utah Smart Energy Laboratory, and his team were chosen to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for a three-year project. The competitive funding opportunity was announced in Octob...

Students Speak About Their Passions in this Year’s HIP Talks

HIP Talks winners pose in the Hinckley Forum room from left to right: runners-up Avery Druton, Miranda Stewart, Zac Ray, audience favorite Isha Shadale, runner-up Bryce Wilson, and grand-prize winner Rachel Carlson. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

By Mandi Johansen

April 10, 2019

  This year’s HIP Talks final round at the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics brought a large turnout of people in support of the speakers. The event was sponsored by the Hinckley Institute along with Associated Students of the University of Utah. Students each prepared a two-minute...

How the Spice Kitchen Gives Refugees New Opportunities

Kamal and Geeta Sharma owners of Bhutan House Restaurant and graduates of Spice Kitchen.

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By Mandi Johansen

April 2, 2019

  Food is an international language. The S.P.I.C.E. Kitchen, affiliated with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and supported by Salt Lake County, works with vulnerable communities to provide opportunities for many to follow their passion of food. The “Spice” in Spice Kitchen stands...

U Hosts Career Panel for Students Interested in Going Global

Panelists speak to students about global careers in the Carolyn Tanner Irish Building on March 27 ( (Photo by Mandilyn Johansen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Mandi Johansen

March 31, 2019

  The International and Area Studies Department at the University of Utah hosted its Going Global Career Panel on March 27. Several distinguished guests were invited, including U alumni, to speak to students and answer questions about global jobs while offering advice on networking and working...

Memorial Fund for Lauren McCluskey Raises $94,000

Lauren McCluskey Memorial Fund. (Source:

By Mandi Johansen

March 30, 2019

  Content Warning: This article mentions the events of Lauren McCluskey's death. In the wake of the death of University of Utah track athlete Lauren McCluskey, a memorial fund was set up in her name. According to a page on the U's Development Office website, "This fund has been established ...

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