The Daily Utah Chronicle

Are We a College Town or a Commuter Campus?

The in-construction Kahert Village Residence Dorms, University of Utah Campus, Salt Lake City, UT on Monday, October 14th, 2019. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Reem Ikram

October 22, 2019

Housing on campus is growing with the construction of Kahlert Village underway. The Kahlert Village will soon become one of the University of Utah’s newest housing options starting Fall 2020, according to Assistant Director for Communications and Assessment Lexie Maschoff.  Currently, the U holds 10 residence halls, 1...

The U Continues to Limit Parking as Students Form a Petition

Pay lot kiosk in the Union Parking Lot. Chronicle archives.

By Stephany Cortez

September 18, 2019

  The University of Utah has been eliminating centralized parking for the last five years. The centralized parking spaces that have since been eliminated allowed students to park in close proximity to their classrooms and provided them with less of a commute back to their vehicles. In fall 2018,...

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

The Marriott Honors Community with the South Campus Housing & Dining project construction behind it (Photo by Delaney Manson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

August 14, 2019

  Earlier this summer, the students of the Marriott Honors Community (MHC) experienced an upheaval. For the first time in seven years, students living in the MHC were relocated to other housing on campus, due to the predicted impact of construction that the South Campus Housing & Dining pr...

Eccles Stadium Expansion Will Increase Season Ticket Price and Crimson Club Donation

Rice Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 5/14/17.

Photo by Adam Fondren/Daily Utah Chronicle

By Katelyn Collett

February 22, 2019

  In November, the University of Utah announced plans to begin expanding Rice Eccles Stadium. The football stadium already fits 45,017 people, but the expansion will increase that number to 51,444. Construction on the stadium is expected to be completed by the 2021 football season. On the...

Huntsman Cancer Institute Welcomes New Cancer Treatment Technology

Chronicle archives.

By Brinley Wilson

November 1, 2018

  The Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) is welcoming the first proton cancer treatment technology to the Mountain West by constructing a $31 million University of Utah proton treatment facility. Project planners are targeting 2020 for completion. Located on the east hillside behind the Huntsman...

Gardner Commons Update

Carolyn and Kern Gardner Building at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Haley Oliphant, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2018

After nearly a year of construction, Gardner Commons will replace Orson Spencer Hall. It will open fall semester 2018. The groundbreaking ceremony was held earlier this year on Oct. 28 in the Marriott Library Plaza, east of which construction began soon after. Funding for the project came from a variety...

Dining Services Makes Changes to Food Court

Dining Services Makes Changes to Food Court

By Claudia Robles

January 24, 2018

The University of Utah's dining services has made changes to the food court in the A. Ray Olpin Union Building over the last five weeks. Since before the semester began, areas of the cafeteria have been blocked off and covered with plastic in order to make necessary repairs. Dining services decided...

Not So State of the Art, The Bitter Reality of PAB

The Performing Arts Building (PAB), home to many departments and classes within the arts at the U. Chronicle archives.

By Jaycen Eggleston

December 5, 2017

CORRECTION FROM PRINT ARTICLE: The list from the 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings was included to provide context, and not necessarily to assert that the Performing Arts Building is not up to code. The passage below has been amended.  No time to read? Hear details on this ...

U Administration Announces Anti-Racism Task Force

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By Emily Anderson

October 26, 2017

Following multiple incidents of racism, including anti-Black flyers being posted around campus and graffiti at the new Carolyn and Kem Gardner construction site, University of Utah administration announced a Presidential Anti-Racism Task Force in an email sent to students, faculty and staff Thursday. The...

Gardner Building Construction Site Vandalized With Racial Slurs

The construction site of the new Carolyn and Kem Gardner Building at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 5/14/17.

Photo by Adam Fondren/Daily Utah Chronicle

By Claudia Robles and Emily Anderson

October 17, 2017

Vandals wrote anti-Black slurs at the construction site for the new Carolyn and Kem Gardner building at the University of Utah over the weekend. Construction crews found the damage Monday morning, and later painted over and removed the graffiti. The U notified students of the incident via email shortly...