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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...

Wasatch Wildlife Watch project lead Austin Green setting up a trail camera for local wildlife at Parleys Historic Nature Park in Utah on June 28, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Gabriel Brown)

Hundreds of U Students Help with Ongoing Wasatch Wildlife Preservation Project

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor April 13, 2024

  Since 2018, around 2,000 community volunteers and over 500 students have taken part in the Wasatch Wildlife Watch project, resulting in 3 million photographs, 17 publications and a better understanding...

Tim Shriver, CEO of Unite, speaks at a Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute event to discuss a better way to disagree at the Thomas S. Monson Centeron in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 12, 2024. (Photo by Allison Stuart | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bridging the Divide: Dignified Disagreements with Tim Shriver

By Allison Stuart, News Writer April 13, 2024

  On Friday, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute held an event for prospective master's students and discussed a better way to disagree — the dignity index. The event was to motivate prospective...

The Chielo Vintage stand during the Women In Business Bloom into Business Market event in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bloom into Business Market Brings Entrepreneurial Women to Campus

By Elle Crossley, News Writer April 12, 2024

  Women in Business hosted its Bloom into Business Market on April 9. The event brought entrepreneurial women from the Salt Lake community and beyond to the University of Utah's campus, highlighting...

The block U on campus with the colors of the intersectional LGBTQ+ pride flag on March 24, 2021.

Pride Month 2024 is the Last Time Block U Will be Wrapped in Pride Colors

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer April 10, 2024

  The University of Utah's 2024 Pride Week is the last time the Block U will be wrapped in pride colors and this academic year is the last one where the U will be wrapped for any occasion at all. As...

Students in the Master of Social Work program, alongside members of the Salt Lake community, protest an event organized by the University of Utah chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) taking place at the Social Work building in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 8, 2024. (Photo by Johnny Morris | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Mecha Members Protest as YAF Hosts Another Far-Right Speaker

By Caelan Roberts and Vanessa Hudson April 8, 2024

  On Monday, a familiar scene of protesters rallying against a conservative commentator hosted by Young Americans for Freedom at Utah unfolded at the College of Social Work building at the University...

Salt Lake City International Airport and Stansbury Islands seen from the Avenues in Salt Lake City on Nov. 17. 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Impacts of Utah’s New ‘Sovereignty Bill’ Amidst the State’s Ongoing Battle with the EPA

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer April 7, 2024

  Passed in January, S.B. 57, Utah’s “sovereignty bill,” grants the state authority to override federal law, policy or rule. In a state with ongoing environmental concerns including natural...