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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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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)

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

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby June 28, 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...

(Courtesy University of Utah Hospital)

Frontline Workers Respond to Local Protests

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer 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...

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

On the Frontlines of a Pandemic: First Stop Testing

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor 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....

Snowy mountains in Salt Lake City | Chronicle archives

Emergency Preparedness and U: Handling Utah’s Earthquakes

By Eliza Pace 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.,...

(Cartoon by Isabelle Schlegel | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Love in the Time of Corona

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby 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....

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)

Teach ’em Young: Combating Misinformation with Media Literacy

By Joseph Moss, News Writer 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...

Shelves of food at the Feed U Pantry | Chronicle archives.

Feeding Utah During a Pandemic

By Kayleigh Silverstein , Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer 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,...

ASUU and the Hinckley Institute are collaborating to encourage all students to fill out the census. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

COVID-19 is Changing On-Campus Efforts to Promote the 2020 Census

By Ivana Martinez and Joseph Moss April 4, 2020

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Census Bureau has made modifications to their counting efforts. The changes come as the coronavirus has dramatically changed social and political...

(Photo by J. Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

When Women Aren’t Heard in the Doctors Office

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor 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...

(Courtesy of Kaila Balch)

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

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor 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...