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University of Utah 'Tik-Toking' Professor Ruth Hackford-Peer demobnstrates a selflie video in front of her house in the Sugar House area, SLC, on January 29th, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Law Professor and Student Work to Confront Barriers Head On

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby March 5, 2021

  The tiny screen lights up and the video begins, “If law school was not designed for you...” Ruth Hackford-Peer, or @lawoutersider has been answering that question on TikTok, for over a month...

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Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Presents in People Previously Infected with COVID-19

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer March 4, 2021

    While once seen as a mystery illness that would strike after contracting COVID-19, Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome, the condition has since been described as a post-viral syndrome,...

Cover of 2020 Annual Security Report, Fire Report, and Campus Security Plan

Campus Safety Report Shows Increase in Sexual Related Offenses and New Safety Services for Students

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer March 2, 2021

In December 2020, the University of Utah published its Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for 2020. Among the campus crime statistics, there were increases in interpersonal violence crimes. From 2018...

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Dr. Michael L. Good of U Health to Serve as Interim U President

March 2, 2021

  On Feb. 19, the Utah Board of Higher Education named Dr. Michael L. Good as the interim president for the University of Utah, to assume his role in April 2021. “I am delighted by this appointment...

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The Legacy of President Watkins and The Demands for the Next Presidency

February 28, 2021

On Jan. 12, 2021 President Ruth Watkins announced she will step down from her position as University of Utah president to lead the educational non-profit, Strada Impact. Watkins joined the U in 2013 when...

Tiffany Chan (left), 
Jess Wojciechowski (middle),
Maryan Shale (right). 
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Wojciechowski Ticket Wins ASUU Presidential Election, Many Legislative Seats Remain Open

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby February 26, 2021

  On Feb. 26, the Wojciechowski ticket was named winner of the ASUU presidential election, beating out the Paul and Sanchez tickets. The results were announced via ASUU's Instagram account. They...

Protesters raise their signs in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 4, 2020. (Photo by Manasij Mukherjee | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Activism for Racial Equity Continues After a Summer of Protest

By Cate Quigley February 25, 2021

      During the summer of 2020, the United States saw some of the most violent and powerful protests for racial equity since the Civil Rights Movement in response to the murder...

Angela Davis and Ermiya Fanaeian on Feb. 25, 2021 for the ASUU CODE conference. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

CODE Conference Hosts Revolutionary Activist Angela Davis

By Natalie Colby and Ivana Martinez February 25, 2021

    On Feb. 25, around 270 people waited online for keynote speaker, Dr. Angela Davis, to join the University of Utah’s Conference of Diverse Excellence. This year’s theme was “transformative...

U student studying in 2021. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students Discuss the Effectiveness of Online Classes

By Elizabeth Sietz February 24, 2021

    COVID-19 and its corresponding effects have had most students in online classes for almost a year now. The Census Bureau reported in Aug. 2020, "Nearly 93% of people in households with...

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Dr. Angela Davis to be Keynote Speaker at 2021 Virtual CODE Event

February 22, 2021

    On Feb. 25, Dr. Angela Davis, civil rights activist, educator and author will be speaking to the University of Utah campus in a virtual Conference On Diverse Excellence called “Transformative...

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