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The A. Ray Olpin Unions food court sits empty on September 21st 2020. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Dining On Campus: Early Closing Hours and Self Service

By Stephanie Hong, News Writer October 21, 2021

  In the 2021 fall semester, as many students returned to campus, they also returned to the A. Ray Olpin Student Union, causing the Union Food Court to have most tables filled and lines for food...

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Shadley: The University of Utah Should Start a Mycology Center

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer October 21, 2021

  Just below the surface of our world lies the vast, unexplored world of fungi. There are an estimated 5.1 million species of fungi weaved into the soil, water and other living organisms that inhabit...

Adam Melchor in promo for Melchor Lullaby Hotline Vol. 1. (Courtesy The Quaker Campus)

Adam Melchor Rocks Urban Lounge On Tour with ‘Melchor Lullaby Hotline Vol. 1’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor October 21, 2021

  On tour for the release of his new album "Melchor Lullaby Hotline Vol. 1," Adam Melchor performed for an enthusiastic crowd at the Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City on Oct. 20. Melchor’s Hotline The...

Buening: You Cant Buy Happiness

Buening: You Can’t Buy Happiness

By Sarah Buening, Opinion Writer October 21, 2021

  Years before my passion for environmental studies blossomed, I came across the "Story of Stuff" documentary. In this short exposé of the consumer industry, Annie Leonard, now co-Executive Director...

Letter: Hispanic Heritage: Our Roots Are in the Red Rock

Letter: Hispanic Heritage: Our Roots Are in the Red Rock

By Uriel L. Flores October 20, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month came to a conclusion on Oct. 15. The month has been a time to connect with the folklore, dances, music and great food that characterize Hispanic and Latino heritage. But that’s...

When Darkness Falls Across the Land, Odyssey Dance Theatres Thriller is Close at Hand

When ‘Darkness Falls Across the Land,’ Odyssey Dance Theatre’s ‘Thriller’ is Close at Hand

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer October 20, 2021

  As concertgoers enter the theatre at Kingsbury Hall for Odyssey Dance Theatre's “Thriller," they are not be greeted by ushers, but by dancers tricked out as the undead. Dressed in artfully tattered...

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Bringhurst: Facebook Regulation is Long Overdue

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer October 20, 2021

  In September 2021, former Facebook employee Frances Haugen leaked thousands of the company’s internal documents to the Wall Street Journal. This information consequently sparked a bipartisan...

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Cushman: Missing Persons Alerts Should Be Broadcasted on Social Media

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer October 20, 2021

  It’s 10:30 p.m. You’ve just climbed into bed when suddenly, your phone starts beeping loudly — it’s an Amber Alert. Most of us don’t take the time to click the link and learn more,...

Spider webs stretch across sage brush and rabbit brush on either side of the causeway at Antelope Island State Park in Syracuse, Utah on July 27, 2021. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Linnabary: BLM Headquarters Move Equals More Beltway Bureaucracy

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer October 20, 2021

  The Biden Administration is moving the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) back to Washington D.C. The decision was made in lieu of the Trump Administration's controversial choice...

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Weathers Band Energizes Audience at Kilby Court with Album ‘Pillows and Therapy’

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer October 18, 2021

  Alternative rock band Weathers rocked Kilby Court on Sunday, Oct. 17 with their 2021 album release "Pillows & Therapy," reminding the poser community to party post-early COVID-19 restrictions. Kilby...