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ASUU Allocates Emergency Funding in Response to COVID-19

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor March 20, 2020

  On Thursday, ASUU President Anna Barnes signed a bill allocating $80,000 of legislative funding for students affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Announcing the bill on Twitter, Barnes called...

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U Students Petition for Pass/Fail Grades During ‘Extenuating Circumstances’

By Natalie Colby, News Editor March 18, 2020

  As University of Utah students prepare to start online classes tomorrow, many students, through different platforms, are petitioning for a pass/fail system for all spring 2020 semester classes.  Loveleen...

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Utah Experiences Largest Earthquake Since 1992: What U Need to Know

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor March 18, 2020

  On March 18, 2020, at 7:09 a.m. the Wasatch Front experienced its largest earthquake since 1992. According to the University of Utah Seismograph station, the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude...

Two Confirmed COVID-19 Cases at the U So Far

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2020

  There are constantly new developments about the COVID-19 epidemic that has swept the world and saturated the media in recent weeks. In a deluge of information, it can be hard to keep up with...

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A Comprehensive List of Campus Resources and Functions During COVID-19 Outbreak

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor March 18, 2020

  The University of Utah announced a transition to online courses on March 12, 2020. Since then, the U has relied on email and social media communication to announce other campus shifts. What...

Students at the U and across the nation are struggling. It is important to take care of ourselves, remain calm, have compassion for others and do our part in slowing the spread of the virus. | Chronicle archives.

The Reasoning and Effectiveness of Moving to Online Classes to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator March 12, 2020

  As the Daily Utah Chronicle previously reported, state leaders held a press conference Thursday morning to announce measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, inside Utah....

As Fear of COVID-19 Grows, U Departments Preemptively Announce Transition to Online Classes

As Fear of COVID-19 Grows, U Departments Preemptively Announce Transition to Online Classes

By Ivana Martinez, Jacqueline Mumford, and Natalie Colby March 11, 2020

  On March 11, the University of Utah announced that all classes will transition online for the rest of the semester. A formal decision will take place tomorrow on March 12 at 9 a.m.  However,...

Audrey Stegman, elections registrar, reads the election results in front of the A. Ray Olin Union on Feb. 28, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Losing ASUU Presidential Tickets Plan for the 2020-21 Year

By Natalie Colby, News Editor March 10, 2020

  On Feb. 28, 2020, the Kum ticket won the race for the executive office of the Associated Students of the University of Utah. Unlike many previous ASUU campaign seasons, the race was contested,...

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The Fallout of COVID-19 Impacts Study Abroad

By Ivana Martinez and Jessica Nelson March 6, 2020

  On Tuesday, March 3, University of Utah president Ruth V. Watkins sent out an email addressing the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and official university travel restrictions to China, Iran,...

The U denied rumors that the Mother of God Church was involved in sex trafficking. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

University Police Find No Ties Between Mother of God Church and Sex Trafficking

By Maddy La Turner March 6, 2020

  On Thursday, March 5, an evangelical organization known as God the Mother, the Mother of God Church or the World Mission Society Church of God — which recruits on the University of Utah campus...