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The block U on campus with the colors of the intersectional LGBTQ+ pride flag on March 24, 2021. The U celebrates pride week from March 29–April 3, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reflecting on 2021 Pride Week and the Rainbow U

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2021

  The block U outside of the University of Utah campus store sported some different colors from March 29 to April 3, 2021. Wrapped in the colors of the Progress Pride Flag, the U was a symbol of...

U Ranks No. 1 in Game Design in Animation Career Review

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer April 13, 2021

  Out of all the top public game design programs in the nation, the University of Utah ranks No. 1 according to the Animation Career Review released on March 3. The U’s Entertainment Arts and...

U student at graduation. (Courtesy of Courtney McBeth)

2021 Graduation to be Held in Person, with Class of 2020 Invited to Attend

March 31, 2021

  The class of 2020 at the University of Utah missed out on their in-person graduation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In May 2021, however, these students have the opportunity to join the 2021 graduating...

The Legacy Bridge at the University of Utah Campus. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Successful Giving Day Fundraising Brings in Funds for 72 Campus Wide Projects

March 18, 2021

  It all started 6 months ago, with several committees and 72 campus-wide projects, all preparing for the intense 1,850-minute-long fundraising celebration. This was the U’s third annual Giving...

Photo courtesy of ASUU

Dr. Angela Davis to be Keynote Speaker at 2021 Virtual CODE Event

February 22, 2021

    On Feb. 25, Dr. Angela Davis, civil rights activist, educator and author will be speaking to the University of Utah campus in a virtual Conference On Diverse Excellence called “Transformative...

The chief safety officer's office in the John R. Park building on campus on Feb. 2, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Implements New Racism and Bias Protocol for Incidents on Campus

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer February 5, 2021

    The University of Utah recently adopted a protocol for dealing with incidents involving new racism and bias, developed by the Racist and Bias Incident Response Team. They were adopted...

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The True Cost to U Students During COVID-19

By Elizabeth Seitz January 27, 2021

  As a third semester of virtual learning approaches, students have voiced concerns about the rising cost of tuition amid the pandemic. 2020 wasn’t at all what people expected it to be, especially...

The U Mindfulness Center and Counseling Center work together to provide students with free resources for coping with stress and practicing mindfulness.

Mindfulness Center Offers Free Resources For Mindfulness and Meditation Practice

By Brooke Williams, News Writer January 26, 2021

  Student life can be stressful, with virtual online learning and COVID-19 on top of living away from home, academic expectations and financial demands. But there are resources like the Mindfulness...

Freshman Michael Manhard takes a break from online classes in a common area at the University of Utah on Oct. 10, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU Resolution in Support of Student Wellbeing During COVID-19 Passes

December 14, 2020

  On Nov. 30, 2020, the ASUU Senate passed A Resolution in Support of Student Wellbeing in COVID-19. This resolution was proposed because of the school situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic....

School of Dance Gala practice and dress rehearsal. Photo credit 
Cara MacDonald.

Performing Arts Classes Adapt Again for the Fall Semester, Students Respond

By Megan McKellar, News Writer August 27, 2020

  Less than 25% of fall semester classes are being offered in-person, according to a broadcast given by the University of Utah administration, and among those classes, several are performing arts....