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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Politics

Hinckley: Liquor stores bring profit despite strict policies

April 15, 2013

Some might say Monday morning is too early to talk about liquor laws, licenses and the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, but the Hinckley Institute of Politics and Bonneville Research disagree...

Hinckley Forum: Chaffetz blames rising debt on Obama budgets

April 8, 2013

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, updated students on the latest news in Washington at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on Monday. Chaffetz, who is entering his third term in Congress, is concerned about...

Women’s Week will promote mentoring

March 24, 2013

March is Women’s History month, and universities across the nation are putting on special events focusing on women’s issues. This week is the annual Women’s Week at the U. This year’s theme is...

Tuition waiver bill heads to Herbert

March 18, 2013

The state legislative session finished during Spring Break, and while students were enjoying a vacation from classes, legislators were busy changing the future of higher education in Utah. SB51, a bill...

Med school to receive increase in funding

March 18, 2013

The School of Medicine will have to start preparing to support an additional 160 students. SB42, a bill that allocates $10 million from the Utah Education Fund to the medical school in order to allow...

U students nominated for Truman Scholarship

March 7, 2013

Two of the U’s best and brightest students have been chosen by the Hinckley Institute of Politics as finalists for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, an elite and highly competitive national scholarship...

Bill adds campus safety

March 7, 2013

SAFETY FIRST House Bill 28 grants U Police Department the authority to remove threatening individuals from campus U Police Department keeps a close watch over campus, responding to emergency calls and...

Presidents discuss future of higher education

By By Staff Writer April 15, 2009

By Staff WriterWith a rapidly changing society, university presidents are predicting changes in the future of higher education, especially with regards to federal regulations, the use of technology and...

Bill prohibits text messaging while driving

By Trent Lowe, Staff WriterThe Utah Legislature passed a bill on Thursday evening that will inflict severe penalties for drivers caught text messaging while driving.Drivers who seen text messaging will...

Tuition tax credit bill passes with amendments

By Trent Lowe, Staff WriterThe Utah Legislature amended a bill that would have offered a 5-percent tax credit for students to be used toward tuition and mandatory student fees.House Bill 35, which originally...