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Four Candidates Announce Runs for ASUU Presidential Elections

Four Candidates Announce Runs for ASUU Presidential Elections

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

February 10, 2020

Update: The Madson ticket has been disqualified from this election cycle for failing to complete "the orientation for all Executive candidates" and "the mandatory diversity education" requirements by their respective deadlines as outlined in the Executive 2019-2020 Candidate Packet. As the university prepares for a new school year, the Associated Students of the University of Utah, the student government at...

No April Fools — April 1 Will Be National Census Day

No April Fools — April 1 Will Be National Census Day

By Barbara Pace, News Writer

December 27, 2019

  The U.S. Constitution requires everyone living in the United States to be counted every ten years. The first census was in 1790, and since 1902 the U.S. Census Bureau has owned the daunting task of documenting individuals living in each American dwelling — now over 300 million people. In...

Students for Bernie Pushing Forward During Democratic Primary

Students for Bernie Pushing Forward During Democratic Primary

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

December 23, 2019

  There are 15 candidates left in the 2020 democratic primary for the presidential race, with four clear frontrunners — Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg — and only a handful of months until the democratic candidate is decided. These campaigns stretch across ...

The Challenges of TikTok Go Beyond Teens Making Memes. The Company Now Has a U.S. National Probe

The Challenges of TikTok Go Beyond Teens Making Memes. The Company Now Has a U.S. National Probe

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

December 22, 2019

  Kenzie Wilkinson, a freshman studying Multi-Disciplinary Design at the University of Utah, has a theory on why the mobile application TikTok appeals to a younger demographic. “They’re adapted to online challenges and who can make the best videos," she said. Though TikTok has exploded in p...

How Apolitical Speeches Made at the U Might Become Politically Damaging

How Apolitical Speeches Made at the U Might Become Politically Damaging

By Maddy La Turner and Miacel Spotted Elk

December 3, 2019

While The Daily Utah Chronicle was investigating response times to public records requests made to the University of Utah earlier this year, reporters uncovered two names of particular interest among the list of people requesting information: Allan Blutstein and Darin Gibbons. The two men work in opp...

Understanding Student Loans and How to Pay for School

Understanding Student Loans and How to Pay for School

By Barbara Pace, News Writer

November 20, 2019

  Dave Ramsey and Democratic presidential candidates have increasingly commented on the student loan crisis recently. The national student loan debt has skyrocketed to about $1.5 trillion. Higher education costs have more than doubled since the 1980s. On average, today’s graduates are taking ...

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship’s History at the U

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship’s History at the U

By Barbara Pace, News Writer

November 7, 2019

Since 1977,the Truman Foundation has awarded scholarships to students interested in public service careers. After a nationwide application process, The Truman Foundation selects between 50-60 Truman Scholars annually. They receive up to $30,000 each toward public service related graduate degrees, which...

U Grad Caroline Gleich: Mount Everest Conqueror, Social Activist

U Grad Caroline Gleich: Mount Everest Conqueror, Social Activist

By Barbara Pace, News Writer

October 29, 2019

  For many students, college is a launching pad for a future career. Some target a unique niche that seems made just for them, but a rare few manage to create one: doing what they love most, finding a way to get paid for it and making a positive impact along the way. Among these rare few is Caroline...

Don’t Know What’s Going on With the Impeachment Inquiry? Here’s a Brief Explainer.

Don’t Know What’s Going on With the Impeachment Inquiry? Here’s a Brief Explainer.

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

October 12, 2019

The Trump administration is rife with conflict by the Democratic House of Representatives after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an inquiry on Sept. 24 to conduct investigations from created committees to determine if seeking legal proceedings to impeach President Donald Trump are within their political...

Indigenous Voting Rights Addressed During Three-Day Conference on Campus

Indigenous Voting Rights Addressed During Three-Day Conference on Campus

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

October 9, 2019

Over the course of three days at the U’s S.J. Quinney Law School, attendees learned about issues like racial gerrymandering, the 2020 census and political landscape for indigenous communities for next year’s election at the first annual Native Voting Rights Conference.  Hosted in conjunction by the Utah Rural Proj...

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