The Daily Utah Chronicle

The U Accepts a Potentially Larger Freshman Class

The U Accepts a Potentially Larger Freshman Class

By Angelyn Ramos

September 4, 2019

  Since the University of Utah joined the Pac-12 conference in 2011, it has been competing with rival schools not only in sports but also academics and undergraduate student population. As of spring 2019, the total student population sat at just over 30,000 students with 23,819 undergraduates. In Fall 2018, 4,256 freshman enrolled at the U. In Fall 20...

President Watkins Publicly Addresses Student Concerns on Campus Safety

President Watkins Publicly Addresses Student Concerns on Campus Safety

By Delaney Sheppard

September 2, 2019

  Early last week, President Ruth Watkins conducted her monthly report to the University of Utah’s Academic Senate. Her address came shortly after the University Police Department announced the departure of their spokesman, Dan Metcalf, who will be leaving the department after only six months...

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

By Delaney Sheppard

August 29, 2019

  “The loss of Lauren McCluskey and Mackenzie Lueck were tragedies that I believe have permanently changed this campus and our commitment to safety. My thoughts, and the thoughts of our student body, are with their family, friends, and loved ones as they continue to mourn their deaths," said...

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

By Ana Luiza Ramos

August 28, 2019

  The beehive is a symbol of hard work and industry. Not only that, it is the official state emblem of Utah. Beehives make an appearance in Utah’s state flag and the state seal, the Beehive Cluster is recognized as Utah’s official star cluster and the state insect is the beloved honeybee....

Student Life Center Restaurant Freshens to Rebrand as Shake Smart

Student Life Center Restaurant Freshens to Rebrand as Shake Smart

By Jacob Rueda

August 26, 2019

Freshens, a restaurant located in the George S. Eccles Student Life Center (SLC) on the University of Utah's campus, will be undergoing a major renovation later in the semester. The restaurant will receive a complete makeover, including a different name, façade and an entirely new menu. Rumors have...

The UCrew, Simplifying Move-In Day

The UCrew, Simplifying Move-In Day

By Nina Yu

August 23, 2019

  With the fall semester finally here, new students are streaming into the dorms to start their college lives. While the thought of moving out of the family home is exciting and fresh, move-in day is full of people running around hectically and that can cause a lot of confusion.  Even for...

A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

By Angelyn Ramos

August 22, 2019

  Within the Academic year of 2018-2019, the University of Utah witnessed very violent and very public crimes. In October of 2018, senior and All-Star track athlete Lauren McCluskey was murdered on campus. A few months later a student was sexually assaulted in the parking lot of the Marriott...

Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

By Justin Prather

August 21, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. In 1990, then-President George H.W. Bush signed the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act into law. Commonly known as the Clery Act, the legislation’s creation was the result of efforts by Constance and Howard Clery after their daughter, Jeanne, was sexually assaulted and murdered in her Lehigh University dorm room by another...

Crimson Nights Goes to the Boardwalk

Crimson Nights Goes to the Boardwalk

By Marshall Foster

August 20, 2019

  With the new school year about to start, students at the University of Utah have mixed feelings. Some feel as though their summer went by way too fast while others feel excited to return for another year at the U. However, many can get behind the excitement for the U’s biggest party of the...

U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

August 19, 2019

  A student film entitled "Refugee Voices" featuring student refugees and their stories of migration held its premiere Aug. 17 at the University of Utah College of Social Work. The film was part of an exhibit showcasing the refugee experience of coming to the United States. The film and accompanying ex...

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