The Daily Utah Chronicle

U Administration Announces Anti-Racism Task Force

U Administration Announces Anti-Racism Task Force

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

Gardner Building Construction Site Vandalized With Racial Slurs

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...

Consequences of Drinking on a Dry Campus

Consequences of Drinking on a Dry Campus

By Steven Morgan

October 3, 2017

The University of Utah is a dry campus, which means that any alcohol consumed on university property gives the school grounds to administer disciplinary action. This policy leaves students with a lot of questions, like what actually happens in these cases? Is it possible for a student to be cited for...

U Fans Vandalize Cougar Statue Before Rivalry BYU Football Game

U Fans Vandalize Cougar Statue Before Rivalry BYU Football Game

By Claudia Robles

September 10, 2017

Four University of Utah fans were caught “red-handed” at Brigham Young University (BYU) early Saturday morning — 13 hours prior to the highly-anticipated rivalry football game between the two schools. A cougar statue at BYU, a gift from the class of 1965, was found spray-painted with the red...

Man Spotted With Gun Downtown Detained Without Incident

Man Spotted With Gun Downtown Detained Without Incident

By Mackenzie McDermott

September 2, 2017

It was just another day on the job for Maggie Glasheen, an employee at IconoCLAD, until she looked out the window and saw a man with a gun. IconoCLAD is a consignment clothing store located at 414 East and 300 South, one of many businesses in the vicinity of Trolley Square. “All of a sudden I...

Racist Posters Found on U Campus

Racist Posters Found on U Campus

By Emily Anderson

August 12, 2017

Racist posters were found taped around the University of Utah last week. The flyers were reportedly found in and around the George S. Eccles Student Life Center, as well as outside the J. Willard Marriott Library. In a statement released Thursday, the U said by the time they found out about the posters...

College Classes in Maximum Security: “The only thing I needed”

College Classes in Maximum Security: “The only thing I needed”

By Connor Richards

April 6, 2017

By the time Sean Pica walked out of Sing Sing Correctional Facility a free man in 2002, he had spent more than half of his life in prison. When he was 16, Pica was convicted of murder, given a lengthy sentence and lived behind bars until he was 33. Pica left Sing Sing with only one possession, a col...

Student Assaulted with Pepper Spray in Dormitory on Campus

Student Assaulted with Pepper Spray in Dormitory on Campus

By Emily Anderson

March 24, 2017

A University of Utah student living in Gateway Heights apartments on campus was assaulted in their room early Friday morning. Around 2:15 a.m., an unidentified male knocked on the victim’s door while covering the peephole. When the student opened the door, they were sprayed in the face with pepper...

February Campus Crime Report

February Campus Crime Report

By Emily Anderson

March 7, 2017

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE TOILET-PAPERED On the night of Saturday, Feb. 4, police responded to reports of three individuals throwing toilet paper on the trees in President’s Circle. The suspects had no affiliation with the University of Utah. Sgt. Garth Smith of the U’s police department (UPD) that t...

January Crime Report

January Crime Report

By Emily Anderson

February 7, 2017

EMPLOYEE RECEIVES MYSTERIOUS PACKAGE A University of Utah employee at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics was sent a suspicious box on Jan. 11. The employee contacted police, who investigated the package. According to Sgt. Garth Smith, they found that the box was not threatening, but an unsolicited packag...

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