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Friends come together in spite of the world's current events on campus in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Professors and Students Discuss Maintaining Relationships in Politically Divided Times

By Carlene Coombs February 12, 2021

    A Pew Research Center study done in 2020 showed that around four-in-ten voters don’t have a close friend who supported a different presidential candidate than them. Less than a quarter...

The ASUU offices in the Ray A. Olpin Student Union. (Chronicle archives.)

Four Candidates Prepare for Approaching Virtual ASUU Election

By Porshai Nielsen, News Writer February 8, 2021

  Despite the ongoing pandemic, ASUU will move forward with the 2021 student government election with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.  Similar to the 2020 election cycle, there are...

Utah State Capitol on April 2, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Amid a Pandemic, Utah Lawmakers Gather to Begin the 2021 Utah Legislative Session

By Carlene Coombs January 28, 2021

  This article was originally published in the January 2021 print edition. On Jan. 19, Utah lawmakers convened at the state capitol to start the 2021 Utah legislative session, lasting 45 days....

Protestors tape 'Justice for Lauren' signs to the doors of the District Attorney's office in downtown Salt Lake City on Oct. 21, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Protesters Gather at the District Attorney’s Office to Demand Justice for Lauren McCluskey

By Porshai Nielsen, News Writer October 22, 2020

    On Oct. 21, 2020, UnsafeU, a student-run organization unaffiliated with the University of Utah, organized a protest outside the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office after...

Easy State Website | 2020 Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle

U of U Professor Creates Unique Database to Empower Americans

By Megan McKellar, News Writer October 15, 2020

  At the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, Dr. Baodong Liu of the University of Utah’s political science department found himself frequently checking the news for infection...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks about Womens' rights and equality in the documentary RBG (2018)  (Source:

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy: What She Left Behind

By Porshai Nielsen, News Writer October 12, 2020

  A day will not pass where Americans are not affected by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's contributions to American law and policy. Her determination for gender equality in the United States opened many...

Police Officers assemble outside of The University of Utah in Salt Lake on October 7th, 2020. (Photo by Jake Stranzl | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

March on the VP Debate: A Photo Series

By Jake Stranzl and Jack Gambassi October 9, 2020

The March At the Perimeter After Dark Signs

The history of vice presidential debates (graphic courtesy of Piper Armstrong)

“Veep” Debate History: How 50 Years of Televised Debates Set the Stage for Harris and Pence

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer October 6, 2020

  As the sole vice presidential debate of 2020 between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence draws near, I wanted to do some digging about the history of this debate and the candidates involved. Vice presidential...

Advertisement for the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate on the Student Union at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on September 28th 2020. (Photo by Camille Rousculp | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Why People Need to Watch The Presidential Debates, According to These Two U Professors

By Megan McKellar, News Writer October 5, 2020

    In 1960, the first televised United States presidential debate took place between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Some regarded Kennedy’s win over Nixon in the debate as a turning...

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)

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

By Gwen Christopherson, Photo Editor September 9, 2020

Writing to Political Prisoners Speaking Up March to the Mural

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