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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle


J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday May 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reframing the Conversation Series Joins In-Person Return

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer September 17, 2021

  On Sept. 8, 2020, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion’s Reframing the Conversation series made its in-person comeback with Inclusive Histories Matter. The event was held in person in the Gould...

Cars parked in the union on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. (Photo Courtesy of Chronicle Archives)

In-Person Classes Resume, Open Parking Spots Become Scarce

By Stephanie Hong, News Writer September 15, 2021

  The Fall 2021 semester at the University of Utah began on Aug. 23, and the campus became rapidly crowded compared to the spring and summer semesters. As a commuter campus, many students drive...

The drought's effect on campus with view towards the Marriott Library on July, 24 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Big Campus, Big Responsibility: U Conserves Water During Ongoing Drought

By Kelsey Earl and Kayleigh Silverstein September 14, 2021

  Late August and September of 2021 have brought unusual amounts of rain to the University of Utah's campus. However, as of Sept. 12, 71.35% of Salt Lake County was in "exceptional drought" status...

Local Mormon church near Foothill Drive on Sunday, July 11, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Community Reacts to LDS Apostle BYU Address Concerning LGBT Community

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer September 12, 2021

  On Aug. 23, 2021, Jeffrey R. Holland gave a speech around 67 miles south of the University of Utah at Brigham Young University, highlighting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' stance...

University of Utah Navy, Army and Air Force ROTC midshipmen and cadets honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11 by running the equvalent of 110 flights of stairs. (Photo Courtesy of Dave Titensor at The University of Utah)

20 Years Later: Remembering the 9/11 Attacks

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer September 11, 2021

  At 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the north facade of Tower 1 at the World Trade Center in New York City. A second plane, United Airlines Flight 175, then...

Students, Diana Fierro and Kinzey Brice tabling at the U of U get involved fair to distribute information about the COVID-19 Vaccine on Sept. 3, 2021 in front of the A. Ray Olpin Union building in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Get Involved Fair Allows Students to Explore Extracurriculars

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer September 9, 2021

  As in-person classes resumed, campus was flooded with students trying to get a taste of what college was truly like: walking between the manicured flower beds, couples sprawled on the lawn, students...

(Graphic by Jose Alex Garcia | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Return of In-Person Crimson Nights, Crimson Quest and More

By Lizzy Seitz, News Writer September 9, 2021

  University of Utah freshmen of both fall 2020 and 2021 were acquainted with their campus over Zoom. With the hope of COVID-19 case numbers going down and vaccine numbers going up, the U has announced...

A pride flag hangs from a house in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 21, 2020. This design of the pride flag includes Black, Brown and trans pride. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Trans U Student Finds Solace and Love Despite Harmful Legislation

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer September 8, 2021

  In the 2021 legislative session, Utah politicians proposed two bills regarding transgender people, both of which did not pass the House's attempt to file for a bill. The first, House Bill 302,...

(Graphic by Jose Alex Garcia | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The U’s Future in an Evolving Pandemic

By Chandler Joost, News Writer September 6, 2021

  In mid-December 2020, the first COVID-19 mass vaccinations were administered in the United States. Since that time, COVID-19 cases in and around the University of Utah have decreased, while vaccination...

Visit the new UCard office in room 158 of the Student Union building. Photo credit: Christopher Ayers

How UCards Benefit U

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer September 4, 2021

  University of Utah students are given discounts to stores and restaurants, access to buildings on campus and free entry to different museums and events around campus, all with the presentation...