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New Leadership, Subsiding Pandemic Open International Opportunities at the U

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer September 4, 2021

  On July 1, Brian Gibson assumed his role as the University of Utah’s new Chief Global Officer for the Office of Global Engagement and leader of the Utah Asia Campus. “I’d always been...

The University of Utah Campus police department.  Photographed on 10 Jan 2021. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

UUPD Officers Begin Wearing Body Cameras on Duty

By Chandler Joost, News Writer September 3, 2021

  The University of Utah Police Department has announced that officers will now wear body cameras while on duty. The announcement came via the UUPD communications office, stating, "University...

Students, Diana Fierro and Kinzey Brice tabling at the U of U get involved fair to distribute information about the COVID-19 Vaccine on Sept. 3, 2021 in front of the A. Ray Olpin Union building in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Adds COVID-19 to List of Required Vaccinations

By Natalie Colby and Kayleigh Silverstein September 2, 2021

  Following the FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and student pressure, the University of Utah will now require students to be fully vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella and now...

(Banner welcoming students living on campus to the University of Utah in Aug. 2014 | Chronicle archives)

U Community Discusses COVID-19 Safety as Campus Busies

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer September 2, 2021

  As students return back to the University of Utah campus for Fall 2o21 semester, the delta variant of COVID-19 has caused some skepticism about the safety of bringing the student population back. ...

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SafeU Initiatives Promote Public Safety on Campus

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer August 31, 2021

  From maps to COVID-19 guidelines, a person cannot walk five minutes on the U’s campus without seeing them: paper and cardboard signs are posted nearly everywhere, and now they have taken a...

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U Student and Professor Say Return to Normal is Inaccessible

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Assistant News Editor August 30, 2021

  As the University of Utah prepares to return to a mostly in-person experience in fall 2021, some are preparing for a return to normal, while other students are watching as accommodations start...

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The Cost of College: Student Loans in an Evolving Economy

By Chandler Joost, News Writer August 29, 2021

  Student loans have recently sparked controversy in Congress and across the nation as Democrats push for the cancellation of student loan debt up to $50,000, while Republicans oppose said...

Inside the University of Utah Student Services Building a wall displays pamphlets with resources for sexual assault and mental health in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday, June 9, 2021.  (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Harm Reduction Training and the Return to Campus

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor August 27, 2021

  As the end of the COVID-19 pandemic nears and campus is once again fully occupied, students and faculty are revisiting preventative safety measures against violent and drug-related crimes. The...

Student-organizer Ermiya Fanaeian speaks at a protest against the funding of campus police which she organized in front of the Park building on the University of Utah campus on Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pink Pistols Call on New U President to Change Policing on Campus

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer August 27, 2021

  "No justice no peace, fuck the university police," chanted protesters on Aug. 26, outside new University of Utah President Taylor Randall's office at 201 Presidents Circle. Organized by Pink...