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Demonstrators at the protest of the overturning of Roe v. Wade at the Utah State Capitol on Friday, June 24, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Thousands Gather at State Capitol to Protest

By Abhilasha Khatri, Investigative Editor June 25, 2022

  The Supreme Court voted on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision made in 1973 to protect the right to an abortion. The decision comes over a month after a draft of the majority...

An estimated 8,000 people attended the March for Our Lives rally on March 24 at the Utah State Capitol. (Chronicle archives)

Utah State Legislators Discuss Gun Control

By Abhilasha Khatri, Investigative Editor June 21, 2022

  Gun control legislation has been put in the spotlight in the wake of several mass shootings across the country, including those in Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York, prompting legislators to...

A view of the Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City on Saturday, August 21, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Protestors March to State Capitol Advocating for Gun Legislation

By Abhilasha Khatri, Investigative Editor June 12, 2022

  Natalie Reese was one of the student leaders of March for Our Lives Utah in 2018, which took to the streets after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida which killed 17 people. Four years later,...

Protesters gather at the Utah State Capitol on Feb. 25, 2022. (Photo by Carlene Coombs | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Protesters Gather at State Capitol in Opposition of Legislation Impacting Transgender Youth

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor February 27, 2022

  A large group of protestors, many holding transgender and pride flags, gathered on Friday, Feb. 25, to protest two bills in the Utah State legislature that would impact transgender youth, H.B....

A sign brought by University of Utah students in favor of better solutions for Little Cottonwood canyon at the Capitol building in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Student-Led Group Advocates for ‘Common Sense’ Solutions to Little Cottonwood Traffic Issues

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor February 13, 2022

  At the steps of the Utah State Capitol, University of Utah students and Salt Lake Valley residents gathered next to a blue electric bus advocating against the proposed gondola in Little Cottonwood...

Students in Art 3755 working in the photo studio for the first time this semester. The images were taken in the photo studio located in the art building in Salt Lake City, Utah on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students Respond to Another In-person Semester with New Protocols and Rising Cases

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor January 22, 2022

  Amid rising COVID-19 cases in Utah, University of Utah students return to in-person classes for the Spring 2022 semester. On Saturday, Jan. 15, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Utah’s average...

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

COVID-19 Across Utah Universities, Varying Policies and Procedures

By Brooke Williams, News Writer November 14, 2021

  In order to resume college life pre-COVID-19, students are adjusting to their universities' unique response to the pandemic, many including vaccine requirements, testing orders, contact tracing...

Standing water in a bird bath. (Photo courtesy of Chronicle Archives)

Experts Urge Water Conservation Across Utah Heading into Summer

By Brooke Williams, News Writer April 23, 2021

  Utah is in a state of emergency due to another season of drought causing water restrictions and conservation campaigns across the desert state. This winter, Utah’s snowpacks were on careful...

U student Kristin Thompson poses for photograph. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students Share Opinions on Statewide Mask Mandate Lifting

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor April 12, 2021

  With the signing of H.B. 294, also known as the pandemic "endgame" bill, Gov. Spencer Cox announced the statewide mask mandate would be lifted starting on April 10. However, things in Salt Lake...