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The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Politics

Obama could help higher ed

By By Jamie Bowen, Staff Writer January 21, 2009

By Jamie Bowen, Staff WriterWhen President Barack Obama was sworn in Tuesday, it rang in an era of new policies and hope for change.But administrators at the U are still wondering what the effects will...

Students from Black Student Union witness inauguration

By By Rochelle McConkie, News Editor January 21, 2009

By Rochelle McConkie, News EditorRichard Nkansah hopes that in 20 years, a presidential candidate like Barack Obama will be not seen for his race, but for his qualifications to serve. "As president, Obama...

Hinckley interns brave inauguration crowds in DC

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer January 21, 2009

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterU student interns joined hundreds of thousands of Americans in celebrating the inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th president, but some watched and listened in different...

U interns brave crowds to watch inauguration

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer January 20, 2009

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterU student interns joined hundred of thousands of Americans in celebrating the inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th President, but some watched and listened in different...

Obama will be sworn in today

By By Jed Layton, Asst. News Editor January 20, 2009

By Jed Layton, Asst. News EditorToday's inauguration's theme will be "A New Birth of Freedom," chosen by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. It is designed to also celebrate the...

Jowers picked to lead state ethics commission

By By Jed Layton, Asst. News Editor January 12, 2009

By Jed Layton, Asst. News EditorKirk Jowers, director of the U's Hinckley Institute of Politics, is alarmed by the results of the 2008 election.Not that he is unhappy with any of the winning candidates....

Number of young voters broke election records

By Jed Layton, Staff WriterWASHINGTON, D.C.8212;Fran Thompson lent her support to President-elect Barack Obama by creating a Facebook group. Alan Wallsdale backed Obama by forwarding political texts to...

Canadians in favor of Obama victory

By By Jed Layton, Staff Writer December 11, 2008

By Jed Layton, Staff WriterTORONTO8212;Latacha Smellie didn't vote for President-elect Barack Obama, but when she found out he would be the next U.S. president, she could not hold back a smile.Smellie,...

Democrats seek control

By By Jed Layton, Staff Writer December 2, 2008

By Jed Layton, Staff WriterWASHINGTON, D.C.8212;Jarron Fetter was confused Monday. His cell phone screen flashed a text message from his friend in Macon, Ga., saying, "Make sure you get out and vote on...

Obama revolutionizing Oval Office Internet use

By Jed Layton, Staff WriterWASHINGTON, D.C.8212; Newell Deman's dorm room is devoid of a TV, DVDs, magazines, CDs, books or newspapers.Instead of tangible media types, Deman now exclusively uses his Lenovo...