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There are often misconceptions that can come from political speeches describing who DACA recipients are.  (Photo by Tom Denton | Daily Utah Chronicle)

DACA and the DREAM: What U Should Know

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...

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

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

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...

Devin Thorpe in his promotional campaign photo. (Courtesy Devin Thorpes campaign)

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

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...

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)

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

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,...

Couches for the students at ASUU office at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Feb. 6, 2020.(Photo by Marifel Holmquist | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Four Candidates Announce Runs for ASUU Presidential Elections

By Natalie Colby, News Editor 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...

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No April Fools — April 1 Will Be National Census Day

By Barbara Pace, News Writer December 28, 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...

Thousands of people came to support Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders at his rally at This is the Place Monument in Salt Lake City, Friday, March 18, 2016 | Chronicle archives.

Students for Bernie Pushing Forward During Democratic Primary

By Natalie Colby, News Editor 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...

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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...

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)

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...

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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...