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The block U on campus with the colors of the intersectional LGBTQ+ pride flag on March 24, 2021. The U celebrates pride week from March 29–April 3, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reflecting on 2021 Pride Week and the Rainbow U

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2021

  The block U outside of the University of Utah campus store sported some different colors from March 29 to April 3, 2021. Wrapped in the colors of the Progress Pride Flag, the U was a symbol of...

(Protesters hold signs in support of Asian Americans at Washington Square Park in Salt Lake City on April 3, 2021. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘We’re A Bit Invisible’: Utah Alumni and Professor Speak on Anti-Asian Hate in the US

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2021

  People in the United States have become increasingly aware of anti-Asian hate after the Atlanta spa shootings, where six of the eight victims were Asian women. Protests have occurred across...

The Kum Administration says goodbye to the University of Utah. They served in an unprecedented year focusing on accessibly and safety for U students. Photographed on April 3, 2021. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle.)

The Kum Administration: Setting a Precedent in Unprecedented Times

By Kayleigh Sliverstein April 13, 2021

  In a year defined by changing circumstances, four University of Utah students and their team in student government consistently worked towards achieving one main goal for the campus community:...

U Ranks No. 1 in Game Design in Animation Career Review

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer April 13, 2021

  Out of all the top public game design programs in the nation, the University of Utah ranks No. 1 according to the Animation Career Review released on March 3. The U’s Entertainment Arts and...

U student Kristin Thompson poses for photograph. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students Share Opinions on Statewide Mask Mandate Lifting

By Carlene Coombs, News Writer April 12, 2021

  With the signing of H.B. 294, also known as the pandemic "endgame" bill, Gov. Spencer Cox announced the statewide mask mandate would be lifted starting on April 10. However, things in Salt Lake...

The Legacy Bridge at the University of Utah Campus. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Project Boomerang: U Admin Plans for the Future of Campus

By Kelsey Earl, News Writer April 9, 2021

  As the University of Utah prepares for a mostly in-person fall semester, U administration is planning how the semester will look and what protocol will need to be followed moving forward. “We...

Delaney Rakuita holds sign at protest in support of Asian Americans at Washington Square Park in Salt Lake City,  on April 3, 2021. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Two U Students Organize Protest in Support of Asian Americans

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Assistant News Editor April 3, 2021

  On April 3, 2021, two University of Utah students led a protest in support of Asian Americans in wake of the Atlanta spa shootings and rise in anti-Asian hate during the pandemic. Over 100...

Branson Stef speaks at the Salt Lake Encircle house on April 3, 2021. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Local LGBTQ Community Members Protest $8 million Encircle Project

April 3, 2021

  Gathered outside the John Williams Encircle home in Salt Lake City on April 3, protesters spoke out against the organization’s $8 million project to build new houses in four different states.  Salt...

U student at graduation. (Courtesy of Courtney McBeth)

2021 Graduation to be Held in Person, with Class of 2020 Invited to Attend

March 31, 2021

  The class of 2020 at the University of Utah missed out on their in-person graduation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In May 2021, however, these students have the opportunity to join the 2021 graduating...

Salt Lake City Cemetery continues to suffer damages from last Fall's windstorm on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Cemetery Plans to Continue Recovery Following Fall Windstorm

March 30, 2021

  After a total of 265 trees were toppled over, Salt Lake City Cemetery is still recovering from the Sept. 2020 windstorm. Many of the tipped trees left behind root balls, some entangled in headstones...