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Race for Sole Democratic Congressional Seat in the Utah Fourth District Remains Competitive

UT-04 Democratic Candidate Ben McAdams with supporters. (Photo courtesy of the Ben McAdams campaign)
Incumbent Rep. Ben McAdams faces close race against Republican Challenger Burgess Owens
October 29, 2020

    On Nov. 3, 2020, voters across the nation, who haven't sent in mail-in ballots, will head to the polls, with Republicans hoping to keep the White House, Senate majority, and take back...

March on the VP Debate: A Photo Series

Police Officers assemble outside of The University of Utah in Salt Lake on October 7th, 2020. (Photo by Jake Stranzl | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
October 9, 2020

The March At the Perimeter After Dark Signs

Severe Windstorm Causes Power Outages Across Valley, Prompts U to Cancel Classes

Fallen trees and debris strewn across Salt Lake City's East Central neighborhood on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 after a powerful windstorm. Some streets are completely blocked and cars crushed. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
September 8, 2020

    Tuesday, Sept. 8, a windstorm caused extensive power outages throughout Salt Lake City and along the Wasatch Front. Damage included fallen trees and limbs, minor campus dorm damage...

Protests Continue for Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal, Exposing “Killer Cops” and Painting Streets Red

Protesters paint the streets red, to illustrates all the blood that has been spilled by the police at the District Attorney’s Office in  Salt Lake City on June 27, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)
June 27, 2020

Too much blood has been spilled. The people of Salt Lake are chanting, “Not One More.” As protests continue for almost a month, they have honed in on securing justice for Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal...

Frontline Workers Respond to Local Protests

(Courtesy University of Utah Hospital)
May 9, 2020

  On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry addressed fellow delegates at the second Virginia convention exclaiming “Give me liberty or give me death.” Citizens throughout the United States would write...

On the Frontlines of a Pandemic: First Stop Testing

The jobs of U students working in health care have changed drastically during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Alexis Olivas)
April 18, 2020

  On a regular day, medical assistant Alexis Olivas would be checking in patients in the primary care floor, taking their vitals, doing their intakes and reporting back to her assigned physician....

Emergency Preparedness and U: Handling Utah’s Earthquakes

Snowy mountains in Salt Lake City | Chronicle archives
April 16, 2020

  Most Utahns have felt the effects of COVID-19 with graduations postponed, classes moved online, public parks and areas closed and more. Then in the midst of all this, on March 18 at 7:09 a.m.,...

Love in the Time of Corona

(Cartoon by Isabelle Schlegel | Daily Utah Chronicle)
April 15, 2020

  “Everything about our mechanism of love and connection is based on proximity,” said Lisa Diamond, University of Utah professor and researcher of developmental psychology and health psychology....

Teach ’em Young: Combating Misinformation with Media Literacy

Librarian Dale Larsen working showing how to do research online at the J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday May 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)
April 14, 2020

  The rise of the novel Coronavirus pandemic is a shining example of the dangers that can ensue from the widening exposure of misinformation proliferated through social media.  Multiple outlets...

Feeding Utah During a Pandemic

Shelves of food at the Feed U Pantry | Chronicle archives.
April 6, 2020

  The Salt Lake County Health Department has deemed food pantries to be essential businesses. Essential businesses are supposed to remain open, but are “required to exclude employees with fever,...

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