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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...

Two Confirmed COVID-19 Cases at the U So Far

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2020

  There are constantly new developments about the COVID-19 epidemic that has swept the world and saturated the media in recent weeks. In a deluge of information, it can be hard to keep up with...

The Legacy Bridge at the University of Utah | Chronicle archives.

A Comprehensive List of Campus Resources and Functions During COVID-19 Outbreak

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor March 18, 2020

  The University of Utah announced a transition to online courses on March 12, 2020. Since then, the U has relied on email and social media communication to announce other campus shifts. What...

Students at the U and across the nation are struggling. It is important to take care of ourselves, remain calm, have compassion for others and do our part in slowing the spread of the virus. | Chronicle archives.

The Reasoning and Effectiveness of Moving to Online Classes to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator March 12, 2020

  As the Daily Utah Chronicle previously reported, state leaders held a press conference Thursday morning to announce measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, inside Utah....

President Watkins speaks at the press conference in the Emergency Operations Center at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on March 12, 2020.

State of UT Holds Press Conference in Conjunction with the U on COVID-19: Online Courses, Drive-Thru Testing and New Cases Announced

By Ivana Martinez, Natalie Colby, and Jacqueline Mumford March 12, 2020

  On March 12, at 12 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center at the Capitol in Salt Lake City, the University of Utah and the Gov. Herbert came together during a press conference to talk about...

Two of the members of the Exonerated Five, Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana speak at the Grand Theatre for Salt Lake Community College’s 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Keynote on Feb. 18 in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Impact of Story: Dr. Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana Speak to Salt Lake City Crowd

By Ivana Martinez and Joseph Moss February 19, 2020

  On Feb. 18, people circled around the Grand Theatre at Salt Lake Community College in anticipation, waiting to hear Dr. Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana speak at the 2020 Martin Luther King,...

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