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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 Editor 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....

Store windows at Thyme and Place Friday morning, showing their support for the Black Lives Matter Movement. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Businesses Continue Showing Support for BLM Movement Months After Summer Protests

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor December 6, 2020

  After the murder of George Floyd and Breona Taylor, local artists and businesses around the Salt Lake City area have collaborated to show support for the Black Lives Matter Movement and the LGTBQ+...

UT-04 Democratic Candidate Ben McAdams with supporters. (Photo courtesy of the Ben McAdams campaign)

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

By Jack O'Leary and Megan McKellar 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...

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

March on the VP Debate: A Photo Series

By Jake Stranzl and Jack Gambassi October 9, 2020

The March At the Perimeter After Dark Signs

Fallen trees and debris strewn across Salt Lake Citys 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)

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

By Alexis Perno and Megan McKellar 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...

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....

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