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Lieutenant Gov. Spencer Cox sits with LGBTQ youth protesting conversion therapy outside of the governors offices at the Utah Capitol | Chronicle archives.

Activists and Experts Discuss End of Conversion Therapy

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer November 24, 2019

  Mathew Shurka — the cofounder and chief strategist of the National Center for Lesbian Rights Born Perfect campaign — defined conversion therapy as “Any attempt where someone attempts to...

(Illustration by Alex Garcia | Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘Lead Together’ to Create a Positive Sports Environment in Utah

By Marshall Foster, News Writer November 14, 2019

  Recently, a Utah Utes fan made the news for sending a hateful message to a player at Arizona State on Twitter. This incident took place less than a year after a Utah Jazz fan got banned for life...

Erin Mendenhall gives a speech to a crowd on Nov. 5 at Publik Coffee

The General Election Happened on Nov. 5. Here’s What Happened in 72 Hours. 

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer November 9, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, after months of campaigning, Erin Mendenhall was declared Salt Lake’s next mayor. This was the first time in Salt Lake’s history both mayoral candidates in a general election were...

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The Beehive State’s Professional Sports Future

By Marshall Foster, News Writer November 7, 2019

  October is the only month in the year when all five of the major sports leagues are in season. As the MLB and MLS complete their playoffs, the NHL and NBA kick off their seasons — not forgetting,...

The Mayoral Town Hall was hosted on Oct. 28 at The Hinckley Institute. ((Photo by Miacel Spotted Elk | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Young Voters Are Vital in Salt Lake’s Close Mayoral Election Race

By Miacel Spotted Elk , News Writer November 4, 2019

On Nov. 5, Salt Lake voters will decide their city’s new mayor. In a historic race where both candidates, Luz Escamilla and Erin Mendenhall, are women, the final two are campaigning to secure voters...

The front gate of the Utah State Prison in Draper. (Photo by Justin Prather | The Utah Chronicle).

Draper Prepares for State Prison Move

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer October 28, 2019

On the left of Porter Rockwell Boulevard in Draper, Utah stands a high school and a new community of homes, townhomes and businesses. Directly adjacent is the Utah State Correctional Facility. The facility...

The Salt Lake Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. Chronicle archives

Women in the LDS Church Applaud Recent Changes, Hope For More

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2019

On Oct. 2, the Church of Jesus Christ of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints announced changes to their requirements for witnesses of priesthood ordinances, who serve to ensure that ordinances are legitimate...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints temple in Salt Lake City. Chronicle archives.

LDS Church Pushes Back Against Proposed Bills that Would Ban Unethical Therapy Techniques

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2019

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released an official statement encouraging amendments to both the  Psychologist Licensing Act Rule and to the Mental Health Professional Practice Act Rule,...

University of Utah sophomore defensive back Julian Blackmon (23) chased down a Washington State player in an NCAA Football game vs. The Washington State Cougars in Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday,Nov. 11, 2017.(Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

Could Pay for Play Be Coming to Utah?

By Marshall Foster, News Writer October 2, 2019

  Should student-athletes in college be able to profit from endorsements and the use of their image? This has been a raging debate in the world of collegiate athletics for years. The NCAA has clear...

Salt Lake City. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Salt Lake City to Become Innovative Zone Alongside New York City

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer September 28, 2019

On Sept. 18, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission released a statement revealing their two new Innovation Zones: Salt Lake City and New York City will be participating in research surrounding 5G...

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