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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 Writer 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...

Branson Stef speaks at the Salt Lake Encircle house on April 3, 2021. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Local LGBTQ Community Members Protest $8 million Encircle Project

April 3, 2021

  Gathered outside the John Williams Encircle home in Salt Lake City on April 3, protesters spoke out against the organization’s $8 million project to build new houses in four different states.  Salt...

Salt Lake City Cemetery continues to suffer damages from last Falls windstorm on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Cemetery Plans to Continue Recovery Following Fall Windstorm

March 30, 2021

  After a total of 265 trees were toppled over, Salt Lake City Cemetery is still recovering from the Sept. 2020 windstorm. Many of the tipped trees left behind root balls, some entangled in headstones...

Amanda Lee holds up poster. During the Trump Adminstration there was political rhethoric linking the COVID-19 virus to Asian Americans communities. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Joins National Day of Action Against Asian Hate

  On March 27, Salt Lake City joined 60 cities across the nation in hosting events for a national day of action to “end anti-Asian racism and China-bashing.”  The Utah Party for Socialism...

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Promoters of Large Utah County Halloween Party are Raising Money to Pay Their Fines

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor February 21, 2021

  Utah event company The Tribe, who claims “The Protest on Halloween,” was not their doing, has been charged with nine misdemeanors and fined $60,000 for their contribution to a rise in positive...

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Domestic Violence Rises as the Pandemic in the US Approaches its Year Mark

February 11, 2021

  At the beginning of quarantine, a concern about the rise in domestic violence situations was voiced, However, as time went on, the thoughts of domestic violence seemed to disappear from most...

Utah State Capitol on April 2, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Amid a Pandemic, Utah Lawmakers Gather to Begin the 2021 Utah Legislative Session

By Carlene Coombs, News Writer January 28, 2021

  This article was originally published in the January 2021 print edition. On Jan. 19, Utah lawmakers convened at the state capitol to start the 2021 Utah legislative session, lasting 45 days....