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The Daily Utah Chronicle


Assembly discusses vote of no confidence. Photo courtesy Natalie colby

ASUU Assembly Addresses Controversy Over Bill Increasing Police Presence in the Union

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2020

  Gabriel Misla, assembly representative for the College of Fine Arts, motioned for a vote of no confidence for Assembly Chair Mitch Kirkham and Vice President of University Relations Gabriel Martinez...

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.

Sexual Assault Reported on Campus: Here’s What We Know

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby February 29, 2020

  Early on the afternoon of Feb. 29, 2020, the University of Utah campus police department released a statement regarding a sexual assault on campus. Still under investigation, the police department...

Keynote speaker Tan France talks about his experiences at the annual C.O.D.E conference at A. Ray Olpin Union Center in Salt Lake on Feb. 28, 2020. (Photo by Savannah Vance | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Tan France on Diversity and ‘Being that B—-‘

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby February 28, 2020

  On Feb. 28, 2020, University of Utah students and local residents lined up around the Union in anticipation, waiting to hear keynote speaker Tan France at the annual Conference on Diverse Excellence...

Kum Ticket wins the ASUU presidential candidacy on Feb. 28, 2020 at University of Utah. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kum Ticket Wins ASUU Presidential Election While Many Legislative Seats Remain Unfilled

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2020

  The Kum Ticket — Ephraim Kum, Michelle Valdes and Ayana Amaechi — won the ASUU presidential elections over the Hardenbrook and Nasser tickets. The results were announced by Audrey Stegman,...

Students hold up signs saying “no more cops at the hearing for Joint Bill 4. S.J. Quinney Law School, Feb. 27. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bill Expanding Campus Police Presence Unanimously Fails in the ASUU Senate After Student Opposition and Outcry

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2020

  A bill that proposed allocating space in the new University of Utah Union for the University Police Department unanimously failed in the Senate on Feb. 27 after over two hours of Senate discussion...

ASUU presidential campaign signs outside of the Union during the 2020 campaign season. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU Presidential Tickets Have Different Viewpoints on Funding Campaigns

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2020

  In campaigning for the ASUU presidency, the three remaining tickets can be reimbursed up to $2,000 for expenses on their campaign. Candidates use this budget for professional photography and...

The panelists together following the discussion. (Photo by Joseph Moss | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Conversation Reframed: Marriott Library Hosts Panel about Racism within Media

By Joseph Moss, News Writer February 25, 2020

  On Feb. 24, the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted a panel at the Marriott Library titled "Reframing the Conversation: Expanding the Portrayal of Black Men." The panel focused...

Dinosaur fossils at the Natural History Museum of Utah. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Old Bones, New Discoveries at the Natural History Museum of Utah

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer February 19, 2020

  The Natural History Museum of Utah, situated in the foothills just above the University of Utah, announced on Jan. 24 that a new species of dinosaur was officially named the Allosaurus jimmadseni. The...

Supreme Court hearing for the Madsen Ticket. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Madson Ticket Officially Disqualified, Primary Elections to No Longer Take Place

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2020

  At an Associated Students of University of Utah Supreme Court hearing on Feb. 17, the Madson ticket — Kaden Madson, Delaney Horchover and Chandler Blount — was officially disqualified from...

Headshot of Chief of Police Rodney Chatman. (Courtesy University of Utah)

Get to Know the New University of Utah Police Chief

By Marshall Foster, News Writer February 17, 2020

  Today, Rodney Chatman starts at the University of Utah's new chief of police. On Jan. 9, 2020, the U announced that Chatman had been named the new Chief of Police of the U's Department of...