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When Women Aren’t Heard in the Doctors Office

When Women Aren’t Heard in the Doctors Office

By Ivana Martinez

March 28, 2020

  According to the United States National Library of Medicine Institute of Health, implicit bias plays into patient interactions in many ways. As a result, patients who come from underrepresented groups or communities are disproportionately affected by those biases. A research article in the Jou...

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

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

By Ivana Martinez

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 of 5.7 near Magna, Utah.  The U sent out a campus alert at 7:34 a.m. informing students to “Drop...

Two Confirmed COVID-19 Cases at the U So Far

By Ana Luiza F. Ramos

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 what is useful and what impacts daily life the most. On Monday, March 16, 2020, President Watkins...

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

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

By Jacqueline Mumford, News 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 is still open and accessible to students in Salt Lake City? What resources can students who have moved back...

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

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. Among those measures was the transition of University of Utah classes to an online format for the remainder ...

State of UT Holds Press Conference in Conjunction with the U on COVID-19: Online Courses, Drive-Thru Testing and New Cases Announced

State of UT Holds Press Conference in Conjunction with the U on COVID-19: Online Courses, Drive-Thru Testing and New Cases Announced

By Ivana Martinez, Natalie Colby, and Jacqueline Mumford

March 12, 2020

  On March 12, at 12 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center at the Capitol in Salt Lake City, the University of Utah and the Gov. Herbert came together during a press conference to talk about the latest updates in handling the spread of COVID-19. The press conference has been postponed three times from its initial planned start time on March 1...

The Impact of Story: Dr. Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana Speak to Salt Lake City Crowd

The Impact of Story: Dr. Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana Speak to Salt Lake City Crowd

By Ivana Martinez and Joseph Moss

February 19, 2020

  On Feb. 18, people circled around the Grand Theatre at Salt Lake Community College in anticipation, waiting to hear Dr. Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana speak at the 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Keynote.  In April 1989, a woman was attacked and raped while jogging in Central...

Coronavirus Outbreak Fuels Xenophobia

Coronavirus Outbreak Fuels Xenophobia

By Ivana Martinez

February 19, 2020

  Since the news of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which originated in Wuhan, China broke, there have been cases of racial stereotyping linked to the virus in the United States. As of Feb. 8, according to a live map from John Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering, there’s been 40,787 documented cases of coronavirus around the world and 40,196 in Mainland ...

Improving Utah’s Transportation System

Improving Utah’s Transportation System

By Joseph Moss, Marshall Foster, and Ana Luiza Ramos

February 13, 2020

  Salt Lake City is trying to keep up with the population and ensure everyone can go where they need to safely. The government advertises “zero fatalities” as a golden goal, but there’s already been nine Utah traffic fatalities in 2020. What exactly is the state hoping to solve to reach tha...

Vanishing Bookstores, Rare Books in Rarer Places

Vanishing Bookstores, Rare Books in Rarer Places

By Ivana Martinez

February 11, 2020

  Through a glass door, there are rows and rows of books — on the sofa, on carts, on the coffee table, scattered on the floor, toppled on overstuffed shelves — and among the stacks, there's Ken Sanders.  For 23 years, Ken Sanders Rare Books has been on 268 South 200 East in Salt Lake Cit...

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