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Donation to New U Computer Science Building Opens Conversation Surrounding the Field

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer December 21, 2021

  A $15 million donation to the University of Utah towards a prospective computer science building sparked a discussion of the computer science field as a whole. “We live in the 21st century,...

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U Graphic Design Students Challenge Fast Fashion Industry With Worn Again Clothing Swap

By Allison Stuart, News Writer December 21, 2021

  The Worn Again Clothing Swap was held on Dec. 8 in the Gould Auditorium at the University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library. This event was part of a sustainable design practice class, as...

University of Utah graphic design students opinions on race display with student responses at the J. Willard Marriott Library.

Graphic Design Students Gather Opinions on Race Through Library Display

By Allison Stuart, News Writer December 20, 2021

  In order to gather information about how to create an anti-racist University of Utah, several graphic design students had the idea to set up a display on the first floor of the J. Willard Marriott...

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FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11

By Vanessa Hudson, News Writer December 19, 2021

  The Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 on Oct. 29, 2021. The vaccine gives children a way to protect themselves, their family and...

(Graphic by Piper Armstrong | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

University System of Georgia Threatens Tenure, Leaves Academia Uncertain

By Nathan Levinzon, News Writer December 16, 2021

  Tenure safeguards academic freedom and provides the conditions for faculty to pursue research and innovation, free from corporate or political pressure. Recently, however, tenure has become the...

Paxton Provost at Coffee Break in Salt Lake City on Dec. 9, 2021 (Photo by Langley Hayman | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Baristas on Bikes Coming to U: Coffee and Entrepreneurial Experience Through Brewbike

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer December 14, 2021

  Baristas on bicycles soon will be riding on the University of Utah’s campus, with the addition of various Brewbike locations preparing to open their doors to students in need of their next...

(Graphic by Sydney Stam | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

University Neighborhood Partners Engaging Salt Lake City’s West Side

By Nathan Levinzon, News Writer December 14, 2021

As a leading academic institution in the state, the University of Utah plays a prominent role within the local community. One of the most significant programs by the U focusing on community...

Members of U of U Beekeepers Association perform a hive inspection at HSEB on the University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Natalie Caylor | Courtesy of U of U Beekeepers Association)

The Buzz About the U Beekeepers Association

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer December 11, 2021

  Utah’s history with the Church of Jesus Christ of  Latter-day Saints is where its nickname, the Beehive State, originates. Upon his arrival in what would someday become Salt Lake in July 1847,...

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Two Salt Lake City Council Members on Their Election and Goals

By Vanessa Hudson December 11, 2021

  Nov. 2, 2021, marked Election Day, when five Salt Lake City Council seats were filled. The elected members, Victoria Petro-Eschler, Alejandro Puy, Chris Wharton, Darin Mano and Amy Fowler plan...

Chapel Glen at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 3, 2021 (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Responds to Racially Motivated Hate Crime Outside Residence Hall

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer December 9, 2021

  On Nov. 23, University of Utah students were informed about a racist incident that occurred on campus this past September. The incident took place at a residence hall, where two students shouted...