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UAPB Hosts Protest in Solidarity with National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression

Protestors at Pioneer park listening to speakers talk at the protest against police brutality on June 13, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Natalie Colby and Ivana Martinez

June 15, 2020

  The National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression called for June 13 to be a day of action to stop police crimes, and Utah against Police Brutality answered that call. Other organizations were also present, including Freedom Roads Socialist Organization and Insurgence TV. Crowd...

Students Heading into Healthcare Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

A sign thanking healthcare workers outside of Lone Peak Hospital. (Courtesy of Lone Peak Hospital)

By Kayleigh Silverstein, News Writer

June 14, 2020

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals have been busy, nurses and doctors have been overworked and the need for healthcare workers has become more and more apparent. Thus, people across the country are showing their admiration in various ways. Through neighborhood sign...

Members of the Community Attend Burial of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal

Lucy Carbajal and her daughter Elsa Palacios mourn Bernardo Palacios at the Salt Lake City Cemetery on June 10, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor

June 11, 2020

After two weeks of protesting, there was silence as members of the community came together to mourn and lay to rest Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal at the Salt Lake City Cemetery on June 10, 2020. Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal died at age 22, after being fatally shot 20 times by Salt Lake City Police officers on May 23. ...

As Protestors Demand the Defunding of SLCPD, Salt Lake City Council Reviews Demands in Virtual Meeting

Grace Cunningham and Ammon Roberts take a knee with fellow protestors after marching from the state capitol to the Wallace Bennett Federal Building in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement on June 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez, Natalie Colby, and Megan Mckellar

June 10, 2020

  Eds: Story includes vulgarity “This is not a riot, this is an uprising. This is not a riot, this is a rebellion and successful uprisings and rebellions become revolutions,” said speaker and organizer Deja Gaston from the Party for Socialism and Liberation Salt Lake at the Galliv...

Candle Light Vigil Held in the Rain for Victim of Police Brutality Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal

Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal's mom, Lucy Carbajal, mourns her son at his vigil on June 6, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby

June 7, 2020

On May 23, Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal was shot over 20 times in the back and killed by Salt Lake City Police. On June 5, the body cam footage of the murder was released, and on June 6 a crowd gathered outside the Utah State Capitol for a candlelight vigil for Palacios-Carbajal.  The vigil was held by the Rosepark Brown Berets, where Palacios-...

University of Utah SDS Hold Car Caravan to Demand the Defunding of Campus Police

Right, Alumni Xenia Maritsa, Natalie Griswold, Jessica Arthurs and Tara Arthurs sit on their jeep while listening to speaker at the caravan protest in Salt Lake City on June 6, 2020.

By Natalie Colby and Ivana Martinez

June 6, 2020

  While protests against police brutality are occurring in every state across the nation, the University of Utah Students for a Democratic Society hosted their own car caravan to demand the defunding of campus police.  “We don’t want any of our tuition money, we don’t want any s...

Black Lives Matter Protests Continue for the Fourth Consecutive Day

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby

June 5, 2020

Protests continued for the fourth day straight in Salt Lake City, meeting at the Utah State Capitol for an event organized by Black Hammer Utah. The event garnered a crowd that filled the grass and surrounding streets in front of the capitol while police officers watched on from the front and step...

SLC Residents Voice Concerns to Council Regarding Proposed $84M Police Budget

(Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle) Salt Lake City police officers look at protesters gather at the Public Safety Building in Salt Lake City on Monday, June 1, 2020.

By Natalie Colby, Ivana Martinez, and Joseph Moss

June 3, 2020

  On June 2, the Salt Lake City Council allowed Salt Lake residents to state their thoughts and comments on the upcoming agenda. Comments were mostly directed towards the budget — which proposed an allocation of $84 million towards the Salt Lake City Police Department — the recent curfew, and prot...

U Student Life Center Offers Online Fitness

University of Utah Student Quinn Case works out in his SLC apartment on May 29th, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Kayleigh Silverstein, News Writer

June 2, 2020

    The Student Life Center on the University of Utah’s campus is a hub of activity. It provides students, faculty and staff alike with a variety of resources such as open gyms, equipment to use to work out and fitness classes — to name a few. Now that the U has been shut down for months...

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