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Utah K-12 Schools Can Now Apply for AI Gun Detection

By Giovanni Radtke, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2024

  The Utah State Board of Education has sent grant applications for artificial intelligence gun detection to K-12 schools throughout the state.  Rhett Larsen, Utah State Board of Education...

ASUU President-elect Joe Boyden and Vice President of Student Relations-elect Ty Nishikawa applaud as the results of the executive election are announced during the ASUU election results party in the A. Ray Olpin Student Union in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 1, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Boyden Ticket Wins 2024 ASUU Election With Record Number of Votes Cast

By Allison Stuart, News Writer March 2, 2024

  The results are in: the Boyden ticket has won the 2024 ASUU election. They beat out both the Tsang ticket and the SET ticket. The election results were announced today at the ASUU election...

Demonstrators pose for a photo in front of the Utah State Capitol during the Flush out the SHIIT march on Friday, March 1, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Students Unite Rally to Stop Hate in its Tracks

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer March 1, 2024

  As the 2024 Utah legislative session came to a close, student group Utah Students Unite rallied at the Capitol on Friday for Zero Discrimination Day to remind legislators transgender students...

Kiya Green (left), Hillary Curd (center), Callie Avonet (right), who all created projects for their Black Faculty and Staff Community History internship, pose for a photo inside the University of Utahs Black Cultural Center on February 22, 2024. (Photo by Andrew Christiansen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Students Create Projects to Explore Black History at the U

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor March 1, 2024

  In celebration of Black History Month, the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion office at the University of Utah showcased three student projects that focus on Black innovators, leaders and change-makers...

The MEB Parking Lot on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. (Photo by Xiangyao “Axe” Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Strategies to Alleviate U Parking Challenges: ‘Tight, but not full’

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor March 1, 2024

This story is part one of a two-part series about the University of Utah's plan to alleviate parking challenges. You can read part two here.   Every University of Utah student — former or...

New Union Advocates for Students, Staff and Faculty in Higher Education

New Union Advocates for Students, Staff and Faculty in Higher Education

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer February 29, 2024

  University of Utah and Utah State University workers announced a new union on Monday, intended to protect graduate students, undergraduate workers, staff and faculty amidst concerns about the...

Nikki Haley greets the crowd during her rally in the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Nikki Haley Encourages Utah Voters to Shift Values Back to ‘faith, family and freedom’

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor February 28, 2024

  On Wednesday, Nikki Haley held a public rally at Utah Valley University in hopes of swinging Utah voters, despite former President Donald Trump’s dominant lead for the GOP presidential nomination.  At...

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Looking Toward an Election Year Through the Responsible AI Initiative

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer February 26, 2024

  As artificial intelligence technology advances daily, scientists and researchers have been looking into the risks and benefits AI would carry in this year’s upcoming election. While AI can...

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Democrat Brian King’s Campaign for Utah Governor is ‘an uphill fight’

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer February 25, 2024

  Gubernatorial candidate Brian King thinks Utah politics need a better counterbalance. “Republican representatives and their ideology has gotten more extreme,” he said in an interview with...

Dr. Sherrá Watkins, Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness at the University of Utah, poses for a portrait in her office in the John R. Park building at the University of Utah on Jan. 26, 2024. (Photo by Luke Larsen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Counseling Center Uses New Approach to Meet Student Needs Despite Staffing Challenges

By Giovanni Radtke, Assistant News Editor February 24, 2024

  The University of Utah's counseling center has adopted a new intake model to increase student access to services despite facing challenges in recruiting and retaining staff since the COVID-19...