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Nami Skandarian, founder and the president of The Lounge, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 12, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lounge Club Aims to Bring Students Together

By Caelan Roberts, News Writer September 14, 2022

  The Lounge is one of the newest clubs on the University of Utah’s campus, and its purpose is simple — to bring students together and just hang out. “The Lounge is a club all about making...

Casey Hoekstra, associate director of the learning center, speaks to students about opportunities in the learning center at the Hooplaza event which took place at the Mariott Library on campus on Sept. 8, 2022. The librarys many resources are on display on the third floor for students to find out more about how they can better use their library. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hooplaza Welcomes Students to Marriott Library

By Allison Stuart, News Writer September 12, 2022

  On Sept. 8, Hooplaza, an annual tradition that kicks off the new school year by welcoming students to the Marriott Library, took place on the second floor of the library. Hooplaza provided...

Newspapers published in the days following 9/11, at Emerald Projects event on Sept. 11, 2022. (Photo by Kayleigh Silverstein | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

21 Years Later, the Muslim Community Reflects on the Aftermath of 9/11 in Emerald Project Event

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer September 12, 2022

  On Sept. 11, 2001, Zahid Nazir was working in the building across from the World Trade Center. His office was so insulated the workers normally could not hear any of the city’s noise. But,...

Former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden speaks at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus on Dec. 13, 2018. (Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Explained: Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

By Vanessa Hudson, News Writer September 12, 2022

  President Joe Biden officially announced his three-step plan to relieve student-loan debt for qualifying borrowers on Aug. 24, 2022. The amount of debt forgiveness is less than what some...

Students find some respite from the heat on 
the University of Utah campus outside the Marriott Library on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah’s Record-Breaking Heat Has Negative Health Impacts

By Stevie Shaughnessey, News Writer September 12, 2022

  Utah has hit record high temperatures this year with 34 triple-digit temperature days, breaking the record of 21 days set in 1960. Most recently, Salt Lake City was at its hottest ever, with...

U Holds First Annual Volunteer Connection Fair

U Holds First Annual Volunteer Connection Fair

By Allison Stuart, News Writer September 10, 2022

  The Volunteer Connection Fair, hosted by the Union Programming Council and the Bennion Center was held on Thursday, Sept. 8. The event took place in the Union Ballroom and provided students...

The Block U on the University of Utah Campus, Salt Lake City, Utah on July 12, 2017. (Photo by Adam Fondren | Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Professors Discuss Game Design at Author Meets Reader Event

By Mickey Gough, Copy Editor, News Writer September 9, 2022

  The Tanner Humanities Center’s Author Meets Reader series is off to a great start this year with C. Thi Nguyen discussing his book "Games: Agency as Art." The event was held on Sept. 7 and...

The University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 5, 2021.

Utah Ranks Worst State for Women’s Equality in Recent Study

By Stevie Shaughnessey, News Writer September 8, 2022

  In a 2022 WalletHub study, Utah was ranked as the worst state for women’s equality, with Utah being the lowest overall in the education and income gap categories. Women earn 30.9% less than...

Students of Introduction to Design Thinking in class in Gardner Commons Building at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. (Photo by Amen Koutowogbe | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Nationwide Teacher Shortage Negatively Impacts Student Education

By Stevie Shaughnessey, News Writer September 7, 2022

  As the Fall 2022 school year begins, schools nationwide are lacking educational staff, creating a teacher shortage. In Utah alone, schools are expected to face a shortage of almost 200,000...

University of Utah Campus in Salt Lake on Oct. 11, 2020.

Two Racist Incidents Reported in Beginning of U’s Fall 2022 Semester

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer September 4, 2022

  Nearly a week before the start of the University of Utah's Fall 2022 Semester, a white male completing a delivery on campus threatened and verbally attacked a Black professor with racial slurs...