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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...

(Courtesy TEDx Salt Lake City)

TEDxSaltLakeCity in Review

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer September 26, 2019

  For the past several years Salt Lake City has hosted its very own TEDx event, TEDxSaltLakeCity. This year's TEDxSaltLakeCity the University of Utah hosted the seventh annual event at Kingsbury...

Remembering Elva Torres

Remembering Elva Torres

By Angelyn Ramos and Marshall Foster September 25, 2019

  The University of Utah community is mourning the loss of one of our own, Elva "Lala" Torres. On Monday, Aug. 26, the ROTC cadet and U student began her regular morning physical training, but...

The Waves location in downtown Salt Lake City (Courtesy of The Wave)

Meet The Wave: A Female Co-Working Space Bridging the Gender Equity Gap in Business

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer September 23, 2019

When Joanna Smith moved back to Utah, she came back with the intention of “doing something for women.” Never in a million years did Smith think that something like The Wave would come out of that dream.  On...

(Courtesy of the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice)

Juvenile Expungement Clinics Coming to Utah

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer September 22, 2019

This fall and winter, the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice is hosting two Juvenile Record Expungement Clinics throughout the state of Utah. These clinics work with students to expunge juvenile records,...

Lowell Bennions Legacy Continues

Lowell Bennion’s Legacy Continues

By Stephany Cortez September 17, 2019

The Bennion Center at the University of Utah is preparing for its biggest service project of the academic school year, aiding about 35 different community agencies and programs — five more projects than...