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COVID-19 - News

The jobs of U students working in health care have changed drastically during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Alexis Olivas)

On the Frontlines of a Pandemic: First Stop Testing

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor April 18, 2020

  On a regular day, medical assistant Alexis Olivas would be checking in patients in the primary care floor, taking their vitals, doing their intakes and reporting back to her assigned physician....

Graduation ceremony at the University of Utah in 2011. Chronicle archives.

The U Postpones Graduation until December, Amid Student Petitions

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor April 16, 2020

  For the graduating class of 2020, graduation plans were thrown out the window after COVID-19 began to spread rapidly. There were hopes that the graduation commencement would take place later...

The A. Ray Olpin University Union will be closed until at least April 20.

A. Ray Olpin Union Closes Until End of April Due to COVID-19

By Kayleigh Silverstein , Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 15, 2020

  On April 5, the A. Ray Olpin Student Union at the University of Utah closed after a member of their custodial staff tested positive for COVID-19. “The challenge is people would come in,...

(Cartoon by Isabelle Schlegel | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Love in the Time of Corona

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby April 15, 2020

  “Everything about our mechanism of love and connection is based on proximity,” said Lisa Diamond, University of Utah professor and researcher of developmental psychology and health psychology....

(Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Zoomin’ into Online Classes: How U Professors Are Handling the Transition

By Kayleigh Silverstein , Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 15, 2020

With the University of Utah’s switch to online classes just beginning on Mar. 18, 2020, some students and professors are still figuring out how this all works. U professors were told about the official...

An empty studio at the Marriott Center for Dance at the University of Utah | Chronicle archives

Fine Arts Students Get Creative Amidst Online Class Shift

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2020

  The change to online classes is an unexpected and challenging experience for professors and students alike. Some classes were transferred to discussion boards and more essays, however, classes...

Can students get benefits from the new coronavirus stimulus package? Its complicated. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

What Does the COVID-19 Stimulus Package Look Like for College Students?

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2020

  On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that is meant to keep the economy afloat in this time of unprecedented economic downfall. Many college...

(Photo by J. Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

UAC Deals With COVID-19

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 7, 2020

  At first, the University of Utah sent out two emails notifying students about how to protect themselves from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), how to prevent the spread of the virus and also a recommendation...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints temple in Salt Lake City | Chronicle archives.

Students Race to Get Married and Change Church Plans amid COVID-19 Pandemic

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2020

  As everything but non-essential jobs close to hopefully halt the spread of COVID-19, a staple in the lives of many University of Utah students has also been closing — church.  Many different...

Shelves of food at the Feed U Pantry | Chronicle archives.

Feeding Utah During a Pandemic

By Kayleigh Silverstein , Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 6, 2020

  The Salt Lake County Health Department has deemed food pantries to be essential businesses. Essential businesses are supposed to remain open, but are “required to exclude employees with fever,...

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