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Graduates receive applause from demonstrators outside the Jon M. Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Emerson Hagy | Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Faculty Sign Letter Supporting Student Protesters; Mecha Holds Rally During Commencement

By Josi Hinds and Emerson Hagy May 2, 2024

  Thursday morning, a group of University of Utah faculty released a letter to U President Taylor Randall condemning the U’s response to a solidarity encampment organized Monday night by Mecha...

The Basic Needs Collective in A. Ray Olpin Student Union at University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Feb. 10, 2023. (Photo by Julia Chuang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Celebrating Two Years of Meeting Students’ Basic Needs

By Elle Crossley, News Writer May 1, 2024

  The University of Utah’s campus community came together on April 22 to celebrate the Basic Needs Collective’s second birthday. The event highlighted the collection of resources on and off campus...

University of Utah police arrest a pro-Palestine demonstrator in front of the James Talmage Building at the University of Utah during the Defend the Students Stand with Palestine rally on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Protesters Gather for Second Night, Demand Mecha Organizer Be Released from Jail

By Emerson Hagy, Libbey Hanson, and Caelan Roberts April 30, 2024

  Last updated at 11:30 a.m. on May 1   Despite last night's events when at least 17 people got arrested, Mecha protests continued for a second evening demanding the University of Utah...

Protestestors on the University of Utah campus form a human chain to protect the encampment in solidarity with Palestine. (Photo by Emerson Hagy | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U President Taylor Randall Releases Statement on Monday Night’s Pro-Palestine Encampment

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer April 30, 2024

  University of Utah President Taylor Randall released a statement on Tuesday in response to the encampment, which was started by students, in Presidents' Circle on Monday night in solidarity with...

Pro-Palestine demonstrators organize around a newly built encampment in front of the John R. Park Building at the University of Utah during the Emergency Rally For Palestine on Monday, Apr. 29, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

At Least 17 Protesters Arrested After U Students Set Up Encampment in Solidarity with Palestine

By Vanessa Hudson and Josi Hinds April 29, 2024

Last Updated: April 30, 12:12 a.m.   Following many pro-Palestinian protests across the country, University of Utah students followed suit, setting up an encampment on Monday evening. There...

President Joe Boyden, VP for Student Relations Paige Moon and VP for University Relations Ty Nishikawa are sworn in at the 2024 ASUU inauguration. (Photo by Allison Stuart | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

2024 ASUU Inauguration Introduces the Boyden Administration

By Allison Stuart, News Writer April 25, 2024

  As the academic school year draws to a close, so do the terms of the current ASUU leadership. The 2024 ASUU Inauguration took place on Wednesday. New ASUU members were sworn in and old leadership...

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U Asia Campus Welcomes Record-breaking Number of Students

By Giovanni Radtke, Assistant News Editor April 22, 2024

  The University of Utah Asia Campus saw a record-breaking number of student enrollments for spring 2024 as the campus gears up for its 10-year anniversary.  The UAC, located in Incheon, South...

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Utah Medical Cannabis Users and Providers Share Their Experiences

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor April 20, 2024

  Over 80,000 Utahns held medical cannabis cards at the end of March 2024, which is a 19% increase compared to March 2023, according to the state’s health department.  In 2023, Utah made...

Awardees pose for a photo after the 2024 Informed Decision Maker of the Year Awards at the Thomas S. Monson Center in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Informed Decision Maker of the Year Awards: Celebrating Those Who Go Unnoticed

By Allison Stuart, News Writer April 17, 2024

  The 2024 Informed Decision Maker of the Year awards was held yesterday by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, at the Thomas S. Monson Center on the University of Utah campus.  This event...

The Utah Lake in Saratoga Springs, Utah on February on Feb. 22, 2024. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Great Salt Lake Gains ‘Symbolic’ Inflow of Water from Utah Lake

By Giovanni Radtke, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2024

  Utah Lake's floodgates were opened early this year as its reservoir reached full capacity. The water outflows into the Jordan River and will likely enter the Great Salt Lake. The Utah Division...