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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Hill campaigns on ethics reform for Attorney General spot

By By David Servatius, Staff Writer September 23, 2008

By David Servatius, Staff WriterIn her bid to unseat Republican incumbent Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, Democratic challenger and U alumnus, Jean Welch Hill, is in a battle reminiscent of David facing...

Springmeyer challenges Huntsman in governor?s race

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor September 23, 2008

By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News EditorU alumnus, Bob Springmeyer, knows he faces an uphill battle. In Utah's 112-year history, only six Democrats have become governor, but for Springmeyer, seven is a lucky...

Law lecture addresses Indian environment and legal system

By By Isabella Bravo, Staff Writer September 23, 2008

By Isabella Bravo, Staff WriterLast month, the Indian Supreme Court granted a United Kingdom-based mining company access to mine a sacred and fragile mountain ecosystem for the raw material necessary to...

Recent U grad campaigns for District 25 House seat

By By Isabella Bravo, Staff Writer September 23, 2008

By Isabella Bravo, Staff WriterGarrett Clark's campaign T-shirts, logos and signs are green, not red or blue. "I'm a moderate, let me stress moderate, Republican," said Clark, the current candidate for...

Flawed system criminalizes mentally ill, panelists say

By By Clayton Norlen, Staff Writer September 23, 2008

By Clayton Norlen, Staff WriterAna Chacon, a resident of Salt Lake City, said her son was diagnosed with a mental illness and sometimes has violent episodes. With problems in the current mental health...

Hunger Banquet opens eyes to global poverty

By By Niccolo Barber, Staff Writer September 23, 2008

By Niccolo Barber, Staff WriterAlthough most banquets take pride in wining-and-dining their guests, Bennion Center volunteers were glad most people left the Union Saltair Room with an empty stomach last...

Police pin rise of crimes by the homeless to TRAX expansions

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer September 23, 2008

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterSome campus police officers suspect the rise in crimes committed by the homeless might be connected to the ease and convenience of the expanding TRAX lines.Between 2004 and...

McCain rallies in PA, addresses economy

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramMEDIA, Pa.8212;John McCain spoke in Pennsylvania, a state that might turn out to be the most important in the election, on what might be the most important...

Grad student runs for state Senate

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer September 23, 2008

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterThe candidate who is campaigning to take legislative responsibility over the divided West Jordan education fiasco is still a student.John Rendell, a Democrat, aims to take...

U alumnus runs for Attorney General as Libertarian

By By Alex Cragun, Staff Writer September 23, 2008

By Alex Cragun, Staff WriterFor W. Andrew McCullough, running for the office of attorney general has become "a little of an obsession to drive the establishment crazy." Even though most of the major candidates...