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Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Organize Protest for Political Prisoners: A Photo Series

Black Lives Matter demonstrators write letters to political prisoners at Pioneer Park on August 28, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Gwen Christopherson, Photographer

September 9, 2020

Writing to Political Prisoners Speaking Up March to the Mural

Emails between McCluskeys and U Administrators Before Lawsuit Allege Sexism in Policing and Independent Review Process

The Utah women's track and field team, students, staff, family and friends attend a vigil on the steps of the Park Building for Lauren McCluskey who was tragically killed on campus at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Maddy La Turner and Elise Vandersteen Bailey

August 10, 2020

  Emails between Jill McCluskey and University of Utah administrators obtained by The Daily Utah Chronicle show that Jill voiced concerns about sexism in the U’s police department to university administrators months before she and husband Matthew McCluskey filed a $56 million lawsuit against t...

Protesters ‘Say Her Name’ in Demonstration Centering Women’s Issues, Local Politicians

Demonstrators attend Say Her Name Protest at the Public Safety Building in Salt Lake City on July 31, 2020.

By Natalie Colby and Ivana Martinez

August 1, 2020

  The Salt Lake County Black Democratic Caucus gathered protesters at Washington Square Park on July 31 at 5:00 p.m. to "say her name." The protest was organized to honor women of color who have suffered from police brutality, using Breonna Taylor’s name as a rallying call.  Taylor w...

Protests Continue for Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal, Exposing “Killer Cops” and Painting Streets Red

Protesters paint the streets red, to illustrates all the blood that has been spilled by the police at the District Attorney’s Office in  Salt Lake City on June 27, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby

June 28, 2020

Too much blood has been spilled. The people of Salt Lake are chanting, “Not One More.” As protests continue for almost a month, they have honed in on securing justice for Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal who was shot over 20 times in the back by the Salt Lake City Police Department on May 23, 2020.  On ...

Juneteenth, SLC: A Photo Series

Attendees of the SLC Juneteenth celebration dance in front of the Salt Lake City and County Building on June 19, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Mark Draper and Gwen Christopherson

June 20, 2020

Performers & Speakers Around the Park   Celebration

Failures in Iowa Caucus Spread “Fake News” and Misinformation

(Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

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 ...

Utah Goes to Bernie, Yet the Democratic Nomination Remains Up in the Air

On Mar. 2, 2020, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders held a rally at Utah State Park a day prior to Super Tuesday.

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor

March 12, 2020

  Since Super Tuesday, several Democratic candidates have left the 2020 presidential race. Pete Buttigieg, who garnered several endorsements from Utah politicians, withdrew from the 2020 presidential race a few days prior to Super Tuesday. Mike Bloomberg dropped out 12 hours after the polls...

Candidate for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District Devin Thorpe Talks on His Main Issues

Devin Thorpe in his promotional campaign photo. (Courtesy Devin Thorpe's campaign)

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

March 11, 2020

  On March 3, Devin Thorpe announced his run for the 3rd Congressional District of Utah against Republican incumbent John Curtis. Thorpe will run as a Democrat. Thorpe said he decided to run because he has spent several years writing about issues such as global health, extreme poverty and ...

Utah Democratic Representatives Rally for Pete: What Do Students Think?

Poster of Pete Buttigieg at canvassing launch on Feb. 22, 2020 at 193 W 2100 South, Salt Lake City. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez and Jacqueline Mumford

February 29, 2020

  Over the past few weeks, Utah’s Democratic politicians, from city mayors to Congresspeople, have been throwing their support behind different presidential candidates.  As of Feb. 19, 2020, there are eight Democratic candidates still in the race — Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg,...