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Smog and the City: The Worsening Air Pollution in SLC

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer November 2, 2021

  On Aug. 6, Salt Lake City recorded the worst air quality in the world according to IQAir, a Swiss-based air quality technology company. The very next week, Salt Lake topped the list again,...

The Bennion Center in the Olpin Student Union February 6, 2017. (Michael Adam Fondren | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bennion Center Discusses an Inclusive College Education

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer October 31, 2021

  On Oct. 6, the Bennion Center held a discussion on the importance of an inclusive education at the University of Utah. Facilitated by Dean McGovern, the executive director of the Bennion Center,...

A sign directs students towards the University of Utah Food Bank located in the basement of the A. Ray Olpin Union building in Salt Lake City, Utah (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students Experiencing Homelessness Find Temporary Shelter

By Nathan Levinzon, News Writer October 31, 2021

  In January 2020, the number of Utahns experiencing homelessness on a single night was 12% higher than 2019. According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, there are three distinct types...

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Changing EPA Policies in a Changing Environment

By Chandler Joost, News Writer October 30, 2021

  In recent months, the Biden administration has sought to increase the size and scope of the Environmental Protection Agency. This was in response to the Trump administration’s policies that...

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U Students Prepare for the Nursing Program as it Evolves

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer October 30, 2021

  In the 2021-2021 school year, nursing was in the top ten majors at the University of Utah, with 796 undergraduate students either at the pre-major level or declared in their bachelor's degree. In...

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Celebrating Halloween During COVID-19: Events and Safety

By Allison Stuart, News Writer October 26, 2021

  Halloween is approaching and with that comes dressing up, parties, treats and spending time with family and friends. Emily Spivak, an infectious disease specialist at University of Utah Health,...

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Salt Lake City Drought Prevention Efforts Still Necessary in Changing Seasons

By Lizzy Seitz, News Writer October 25, 2021

  Utah has been in droughts on and off for years. However, “the most intense period of drought occurred the week of January 19, 2021, where D4 affected 69.99% of Utah land,” according...

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UUPD Joins U’s Effort to Become More Sustainable

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer October 24, 2021

  As the University of Utah takes steps to have a more environmentally sustainable campus, working towards carbon neutrality, the U's Police Department have received three e-bikes in collaboration...

Latinx Celebration Month: Embracing Diverse Identities the Whole Year

Latinx Celebration Month: Embracing Diverse Identities the Whole Year

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer October 23, 2021

  The weeks from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, 2021 mark the annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, or, as it is recognized at the University of Utah, Latinx Celebration Month. The celebration...

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Lauren McCluskey Foundation Announces New Initiatives at Annual Memorial Walk

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer October 22, 2021

  On the third anniversary of the murder of University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey, the Lauren McCluskey Foundation launched five key initiatives towards changing campus culture surrounding...