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Student winners of Hack-a-House. (Courtesy Abby Ivory)

In the Innovations in Housing Affordability Lab, Students Tackle the Housing Crisis

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2019

In Finance 6715, the Innovations in Housing Affordability Lab, students address issues much larger than improving their GPA. In its second year, the lab seeks to address the rising housing affordability...

Students protest before the U football game on Sept. 28 (Courtesy Unsafe.U)

Faculty and ASUU Members Hope to Continue Campus Safety Dialogue After SafeU Month

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer October 31, 2019

The University of Utah’s motion to dismiss in the Lauren McCluskey lawsuit has inspired widespread action for many students on campus. So far, students have created the @Unsafe.U Instagram account,...

The Mayoral Town Hall was hosted on Oct. 28 at The Hinckley Institute. ((Photo by Miacel Spotted Elk | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Days Before the Election, Mayoral Candidates Speak on LGBTQ Issues at Town Hall

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer October 30, 2019

On Monday evening at The Hinckley Institute, mayoral candidates Luz Escamilla and Erin Mendenhall spoke on issues pertaining to Salt Lake’s LGBTQ community, with only days left until the general election.  Hosted...

The New Brazilian Club Allows Students to Explore Language and Cultural Diversity

The New Brazilian Club Allows Students to Explore Language and Cultural Diversity

By Marshall Foster, News Writer October 30, 2019

The corridor of the A. Ray Olpin University Union is decorated with flags of different countries that symbolize the nationalities of all students and faculty at the University of Utah. One of those flags...

Student Services Building, where the University Counseling Center is located. The new Resiliency Center specifically works with University of Utah Health employees. Chronicle archives.

Resiliency Center Promotes Mental Health Awareness as Part of a Safe Campus

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer October 30, 2019

University of Utah students, faculty and staff have come together during October’s SafeU Month to promote multiple cornerstones of a safe campus and lifestyle. One of the biggest stresses was placed...

(Courtesy of the College of Humanities)

Diversity Statements Added to English Department Syllabi

By Joseph A. Moss October 30, 2019

Diversity and inclusion has been the goal of Joy Pierce, associate dean of the College of Humanities, since the start of her time here at the University of Utah. As she's worked to turn pushes for diversity...

The ASUU offices in the Ray A. Olpin Student Union. (Chronicle archives.)

Why the ASUU Assembly Cuts Funding for Student Organizations’ Food Budgets

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer October 30, 2019

Every student-run organization at the University of Utah that requests extra funding will inevitably need to stand before the Associated Students of the University of Utah Assembly. Regardless of why each...

(Courtesy University of Utah Department of Communication)

In Memory of Assistant Professor Dr. Emily Rauscher

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer October 29, 2019

The University of Utah community mourns the death of one of its own, Dr. Emily Rauscher, an assistant professor who passed away on Sept. 16, 2019. She was 36 years old. Emily Rauscher was an assistant...

University of Utah Police Cars | Chronicle archives.

Privacy Invasions and Housing and Residential Education: An Update on the Officers Circle Security Cameras

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer October 29, 2019

  It was late and cold at the University of Utah’s Petersen Heritage Center, where a town hall was held on Oct. 15. Several students were enraged about cameras being installed in their homes...

Crocker Science house decorated as Crocker University. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Officer’s Hollow Transforms Officer’s Circle Dorms in Partnership with the College of Social Work

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2019

Officer’s Circle was transformed into a Halloween wonderland for the kids of Salt Lake and surrounding neighborhoods on Oct. 26 from 12-3 p.m. They had trick-or-treating, Halloween-themed games, snow...