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Failures in Iowa Caucus Spread “Fake News” and Misinformation

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By Natalie Colby and Kayleigh Silverstein

April 7, 2020

  On Feb. 3, 2020, the Iowa Caucus started and set out to give voters a glimpse into how the rest of the Democratic primary would go. However, misinformation caused confusion for some voters. The official results of the caucus did not come out until Feb. 9 due to various missteps that many b...

DACA and the DREAM: What U Should Know

There are often misconceptions that can come from political speeches describing who DACA recipients are.  (Photo by Tom Denton | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor

April 7, 2020

  In September 2017, the Trump administration announced it would be terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, better known as DACA. Since then there have been several lawsuits filed against the motion. According to the New York Times, in 2019 the Supreme Court was determining if the dismissal ...

UAC Deals With COVID-19

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By Kayleigh Silverstein, News Writer

April 7, 2020

  At first, the University of Utah sent out two emails notifying students about how to protect themselves from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), how to prevent the spread of the virus and also a recommendation to avoid traveling to areas where states of emergency have been declared.  One notice,...

Students Race to Get Married and Change Church Plans amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saint's temple in Salt Lake City | Chronicle archives.

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

April 6, 2020

  As everything but non-essential jobs close to hopefully halt the spread of COVID-19, a staple in the lives of many University of Utah students has also been closing — church.  Many different churches, such as the Presbyterian church, have held services via livestreaming, and Pope Fra...

Feeding Utah During a Pandemic

Shelves of food at the Feed U Pantry | Chronicle archives.

By Kayleigh Silverstein, News Writer

April 6, 2020

  The Salt Lake County Health Department has deemed food pantries to be essential businesses. Essential businesses are supposed to remain open, but are “required to exclude employees with fever, cough, or shortness of breath, and should practice six feet of social distancing as much as possib...

COVID-19 is Changing On-Campus Efforts to Promote the 2020 Census

ASUU and the Hinckley Institute are collaborating to encourage all students to fill out the census. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

By Ivana Martinez and Joseph Moss

April 4, 2020

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Census Bureau has made modifications to their counting efforts. The changes come as the coronavirus has dramatically changed social and political life in the United States. The Census Bureau released a statement about their modification efforts...

How is COVID-19 Impacting Greek Row Housing?

Greek Row at the Unviersity of Utah in Salt Lake City on Wed. March, 7, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2020

  The University of Utah and other campuses around the nation have taken precautionary measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus — COVID-19 — by closing and limiting who lives in the dorms and other housing facilities. These measures have included sending students home for the r...

When Women Aren’t Heard in the Doctors Office

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By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor

March 28, 2020

  According to the United States National Library of Medicine Institute of Health, implicit bias plays into patient interactions in many ways. As a result, patients who come from underrepresented groups or communities are disproportionately affected by those biases. A research article in the Jou...

Chief Safety Officer and Chief of Police Outline Plans for Officer Training

University of Utah Police Cars | Chronicle archives.

By Joseph Moss, News Writer

March 24, 2020

  Chief Safety Officer Marlon Lynch and Chief of Police Rodney Chatman plan to revamp police training at the University of Utah. During the event “Reframing the Conversation: Expanding the Portrayal of Black Men” on Feb. 24, chief safety officer Marlon Lynch received many questions fro...

New HRE Announcement Forces Most Students Out of On-Campus Housing

The Marriott Honors Community dorms at the U | Chronicle archives.

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

March 24, 2020

  Only two weeks after announcing that all students had the opportunity to stay in their on-campus housing, University of Utah Housing and Residential Education announced that only select students will be able to remain on campus. Residents have until Friday, March 27 to move out.  HRE previou...

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