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Portrait of Porshai Nielsen in front of the fountain by the J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City on March 23, 2022. (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Nielsen: Our Work is Far From Done — The Importance of Collegiate Investigative Journalism

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor April 29, 2022

  A fortune cookie brought me here. Four years ago, I was a miserable pre-nursing major that knew nursing was not my passion. I needed change and knew that I wanted to write. When I had started...

Red Rocks Sponsored by Multi-Level Marketing Company With Controversial Past

Red Rocks Sponsored by Multi-Level Marketing Company With Controversial Past

By Emily Johnston, Investigative Writer April 9, 2022

  While watching a Red Rocks gymnastics meet between the University of Utah and the University of Oklahoma on Jan. 14, 2022, Reddit users noticed a doTERRA logo displayed prominently on the balance...

(Graphic by Storey McDonald | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Who is Watching U? The Increase of Video Surveillance on Campus

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor March 20, 2022

  The University of Utah’s video surveillance system is expansive enough to cover a student living on campus the entire day — from leaving their dorm to the campus shuttles, outdoor areas and...

(Graphic by Emily Christensen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Marmoset Monkey Deaths Add to a Long History of Animal Testing Incidents at the U

By Emily Johnston and Porshai Nielsen March 19, 2022

  The University of Utah's upper medical campus is home to multiple research labs containing animals for use in laboratory experiments. In these labs, animal deaths are not uncommon.  According...

A student biker biking across campus at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 5, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Almost 70 Bicycles Stolen from Campus in 2021

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor February 5, 2022

  In 2021, there were 69 bicycles reported as stolen from the University of Utah’s main campus located in Salt Lake City. Of the 69 that were stolen, 40 of the locks were cut, some during...

(Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Safe Ride: One of the Best in the Pac-12

By Marisa Angulo, Investigative Writer February 2, 2022

  For students returning home late at night from campus, Safe Ride has been a blessing. With five semesters of it being available to students, the U has established one the best Safe Ride programs...

(Graphic by Claire Peterson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

HRE’s Resident Advisor Program Lacks When it Comes to Compensation

By Rachel Kloepfer, Investigative Writer January 30, 2022

  From unmanageable rates to forced student connections, the University of Utah’s Housing and Residential Education program has room for improvement. According to a previous Resident Advisor...

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7% Of U Students Have Filed for a COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption During Fall Semester

By Marisa Angulo, Investigative Writer December 2, 2021

  University of Utah students have increasingly become fully vaccinated against COVID-19, some due to the risk of a registration hold being placed on their student account to prevent spring registration....

The Student Services Building on the University of Utah Campus, where many advising appointments are held. Chronicle archives.

Students Discouraged From Applying to the U Due to TOEFL Confusion

By Emily Johnston, Investigative Writer October 25, 2021

  When Yunha Hwang began the application process to attend the University of Utah, she was prepared to submit ACT scores, high school transcripts and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate...