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Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The True Cost to U Students During COVID-19

By Elizabeth Seitz January 27, 2021

  As a third semester of virtual learning approaches, students have voiced concerns about the rising cost of tuition amid the pandemic. 2020 wasn’t at all what people expected it to be, especially...

U Healthcare Workers Among First to Get COVID Vaccine, the U Prepares for the Rest

By Kayleigh Silverstein and Natalie Colby January 27, 2021

  On Dec. 14, almost nine months after the state of Utah shut down due to COVID-19, the state received their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine and began distributing them to frontline workers. Among...

The U Mindfulness Center and Counseling Center work together to provide students with free resources for coping with stress and practicing mindfulness.

Mindfulness Center Offers Free Resources For Mindfulness and Meditation Practice

By Brooke Williams, News Writer January 26, 2021

  Student life can be stressful, with virtual online learning and COVID-19 on top of living away from home, academic expectations and financial demands. But there are resources like the Mindfulness...

Huntsman Mental Health Institute Dedication Highlights Need for Campus Support

Huntsman Mental Health Institute Dedication Highlights Need for Campus Support

January 21, 2021

  In Nov. 2019, the Huntsman family pledged $150M towards the Huntsman Mental Health Institute, which offers comprehensive mental health and psychiatric care. On Jan. 14, 2021, the University of...

Signs in front of the Rice Eccles COVID-19 testing station at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Tom Denton | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Despite Statewide Plans, U Students On Campus Will be Tested Weekly for COVID-19

By Porshai Nielsen, News Writer January 12, 2021

  As colleges across Utah prepare to bring students back to campus and begin classes for the spring semester, the Utah System of Higher Education’s commissioner decided on a new plan, released...

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins (Courtesy of Communications Department)

U President Ruth Watkins Announces Plans to Resign in April 2021

By Natalie Colby, News Editor January 12, 2021

  The president of the University of Utah, Ruth Watkins, announced on Jan. 12 that she plans to resign in April 2021, as she has accepted the position as president of Strada Impact.   Strada...

Trump supporters stand with other protesters at the intersection of 1300 E and 200 S in Salt Lake City, UT on October 7, 2020.(Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students and Professors React to Jan. 6 Protests at the U.S. and Utah State Capitol Buildings

January 12, 2021

  On Jan. 6, while the House and Senate met to affirm president-elect Joe Biden’s victory, hundreds of President Donald Trump's supporters gathered on Capitol Hill, with some forcing their way...

The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City. (Photo By Eliza Pace | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Local Businesses Continue to Adapt During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Eliza Pace, News Writer December 23, 2020

    Salt Lake small businesses have been affected in different ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each one has taken separate actions to adapt to the changes and keep business afloat, three...

Headshot of Chief of Police Rodney Chatman. (Courtesy University of Utah)

University of Utah Police Chief Placed on Leave after 10 Months in the Position

December 18, 2020

  On Wednesday Dec. 16, UnsafeU, a student organization unaffiliated with the University of Utah, received an anonymous tip saying U Police Chief Rodney Chatman had been placed on administrative...

Freshman, Michael Manhard takes a break from online classes in a common area at the University of Utah on October 10th 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU Resolution in Support of Student Wellbeing During COVID-19 Passes

December 14, 2020

  On Nov. 30, 2020, the ASUU Senate passed A Resolution in Support of Student Wellbeing in COVID-19. This resolution was proposed because of the school situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic....

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