The Daily Utah Chronicle

The UCard: What Can U Do With It?

The UCard: What Can U Do With It?

By Marshall Foster

September 13, 2019

  One of the most important first steps for students when they first come for orientation at the University of Utah is to get their UCard. The UCard is the U's campus ID. New students are told it is one of the most important cards on campus and that they need to have it on their person at all...

Dark Sky Studies Makes Its Debut at the U

Dark Sky Studies Makes Its Debut at the U

By Stephany Cortez

September 12, 2019

The University of Utah is truly reaching for the stars as it launches the country's first Dark Sky Studies minor. This announcement comes with three new core classes followed by the first issue of the Journal of Dark Sky Studies (JDSS), which will be the first college-sourced publication about the...

University of Utah Physician Set to Launch App Tackling Mental Health Crises

University of Utah Physician Set to Launch App Tackling Mental Health Crises

By Angelyn Ramos

September 12, 2019

A report from the Center of Disease Controlin 2017 found that the second leading cause of death in American adolescents (ages 15-19) was suicide. According to another study put out by the CDC, Utah has had a 46.5% increase in suicides since 1999, which makes Utah the fifth most suicidal state in the nation. Even more alarming is the rate of teen suicide in Utah. In 2018, within one high school, seven st...

Students and Staff Brave Unruly Classroom Temperatures Last Week

Students and Staff Brave Unruly Classroom Temperatures Last Week

By Delaney Sheppard

September 12, 2019

  On Monday, Sept. 2, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) sent out an announcement regarding the equipment failure of a chilled water plant on campus. This failure inhibited cooling capabilities across eleven buildings on campus, causing a spiral of issues for students, staff, and faculty. The...

The Importance of a Second Language

The Importance of a Second Language

By Ana Luiza Ramos

September 11, 2019

  When choosing any bachelor's degree, a student is faced with a choice: Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science? According to the Office of Undergraduate Studies, “Students pursuing a BA must take the required number of language courses and achieve certain competencies. Students pursuing...

SLC Hosts the UN for 68th Annual Civil Society Conference

SLC Hosts the UN for 68th Annual Civil Society Conference

By Angelyn Ramos

September 10, 2019

  For the past 50 years, the United Nations has not held conferences outside of its own headquarters. In the summer of 2018, the U.N. announced that they would be holding their first conference outside of New York in the summer of 2019. On Aug. 26-28, 2019, the 68th annual Civil Society Conference took place in Salt Lake City at th...

Students Share Concern About Effectiveness of Majors

Students Share Concern About Effectiveness of Majors

By Marshall Foster

September 10, 2019

  Common advice for prospective students: Make sure to pick the right major while in college, because it will set you up for your future. Every year, new freshmen enter their universities in the hopes they have picked or will pick the right major before they graduate. It is a rite of passage...

Calls For A Safety Escort Climbed By 83% This Past Year. Do Students Feel Safe On Campus?

Calls For A Safety Escort Climbed By 83% This Past Year. Do Students Feel Safe On Campus?

By Miacel Spotted Elk

September 8, 2019

  A tangerine energy drink sits alongside a colorful sprawl of folders and pens on a study table for Nina Borzoni and Pauline Kneller, both juniors. It’s almost 10 p.m., and in the back of their minds, they’re making sure they get home safely after studying.  Campus safety has become to one of the highe...

UAC CMP Students Face Insufficient Course Availability

UAC CMP Students Face Insufficient Course Availability

By Mitch Shin

September 8, 2019

This article was originally published in print on July 22. The University of Utah Asia Campus students who are majoring in urban ecology in the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning (CMP) are finding it difficult to register for courses while they study at the UAC. The UAC opened the CMP ...

Grassroots and Individual Donors Work For Salt Lake’s Mayoral Candidates in Historic Runoff

Grassroots and Individual Donors Work For Salt Lake’s Mayoral Candidates in Historic Runoff

By Miacel Spotted Elk

September 6, 2019

In November, Salt Lake City will decide who will be elected mayor. In a historic race, Erin Mendenhall and Luz Escamilla are making clear their vision to serve the residents of the growing city. It’s a first for Salt Lake to hold a general election where two female candidates are in a runoff. While the ...

Stay Up to Date!
Stay up to date with our top stories delivered straight to your inbox!
We respect your privacy. No spam. Ever.