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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


Graduation ceremony at the University of Utah in 2011. Chronicle archives.

The U Postpones Graduation until December, Amid Student Petitions

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor April 16, 2020

  For the graduating class of 2020, graduation plans were thrown out the window after COVID-19 began to spread rapidly. There were hopes that the graduation commencement would take place later...

(Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Zoomin’ into Online Classes: How U Professors Are Handling the Transition

By Kayleigh Silverstein , Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 15, 2020

With the University of Utah’s switch to online classes just beginning on Mar. 18, 2020, some students and professors are still figuring out how this all works. U professors were told about the official...

Student Body President-Elect Ephraim Kum on the University of Utah Campus on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

How the Kum Presidency Plans to Transform ASUU, and Get Students Like You More Involved

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor April 13, 2020

Every Associated Students at the University of Utah presidency has a finite amount of time to implement the plans and goals set forth in their campaign platforms.  After winning one of the most competitive...

An empty studio at the Marriott Center for Dance at the University of Utah | Chronicle archives

Fine Arts Students Get Creative Amidst Online Class Shift

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2020

  The change to online classes is an unexpected and challenging experience for professors and students alike. Some classes were transferred to discussion boards and more essays, however, classes...

(Photo by J. Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

UAC Deals With COVID-19

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 7, 2020

  At first, the University of Utah sent out two emails notifying students about how to protect themselves from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), how to prevent the spread of the virus and also a recommendation...

Shelves of food at the Feed U Pantry | Chronicle archives.

Feeding Utah During a Pandemic

By Kayleigh Silverstein , Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 6, 2020

  The Salt Lake County Health Department has deemed food pantries to be essential businesses. Essential businesses are supposed to remain open, but are “required to exclude employees with fever,...

ASUU and the Hinckley Institute are collaborating to encourage all students to fill out the census. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

COVID-19 is Changing On-Campus Efforts to Promote the 2020 Census

By Ivana Martinez and Joseph Moss April 4, 2020

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Census Bureau has made modifications to their counting efforts. The changes come as the coronavirus has dramatically changed social and political...

University of Utah Police Cars | Chronicle archives.

Chief Safety Officer and Chief of Police Outline Plans for Officer Training

By Joseph Moss, News Writer March 24, 2020

  Chief Safety Officer Marlon Lynch and Chief of Police Rodney Chatman plan to revamp police training at the University of Utah. During the event “Reframing the Conversation: Expanding the...

Research presentations at the Utah State Capitol in Jan. 2020. Chronicle archives.

As COVID-19 Spreads Across the Globe, What Happens to Student Research?

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor March 22, 2020

  On March 12, the University of Utah announced that all courses would be moved to an online format and encouraged those living on-campus to move home if possible. As a tier R1 university,...

Students know have the option to either choose a letter grade or a pass/fail option | Chronicle archives

The U Grants Students the Option to Opt for Credit/No-Credit Courses

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2020

  Today, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced a change to the grading system for students at the University of Utah to students through their Umail. Starting March...