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Emails between McCluskeys and U Administrators Before Lawsuit Allege Sexism in Policing and Independent Review Process

The Utah women's track and field team, students, staff, family and friends attend a vigil on the steps of the Park Building for Lauren McCluskey who was tragically killed on campus at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Maddy La Turner and Elise Vandersteen Bailey

August 10, 2020

  Emails between Jill McCluskey and University of Utah administrators obtained by The Daily Utah Chronicle show that Jill voiced concerns about sexism in the U’s police department to university administrators months before she and husband Matthew McCluskey filed a $56 million lawsuit against t...

Mental Health and the Coronavirus: Challenges and Resources

Quinn Case, a University of Utah undergraduate majoring in PRT, reads the 'Practice Mindfulness' page on the University Utah Mindfulness Center website while at his apartment in Salt Lake City on May 19th, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Megan McKellar, News Writer

May 23, 2020

  After three months of COVID-19 directly effecting Americans' work and social lives, people have also found themselves confronted with a host of challenges that have taken a toll on general mental health.  The Washington Post recently reported that "when diseases strike, experts say, they...

Students Race to Get Married and Change Church Plans amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saint's temple in Salt Lake City | Chronicle archives.

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

April 6, 2020

  As everything but non-essential jobs close to hopefully halt the spread of COVID-19, a staple in the lives of many University of Utah students has also been closing — church.  Many different churches, such as the Presbyterian church, have held services via livestreaming, and Pope Fra...

ASUU Allocates Emergency Funding in Response to COVID-19

(Photo by Marifel Holmquist | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

March 20, 2020

  On Thursday, ASUU President Anna Barnes signed a bill allocating $80,000 of legislative funding for students affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Announcing the bill on Twitter, Barnes called it the “most important piece of legislation I have signed.” The ASUU Committee of Student Affairs, a Senate Committ...

Two Confirmed COVID-19 Cases at the U So Far

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2020

  There are constantly new developments about the COVID-19 epidemic that has swept the world and saturated the media in recent weeks. In a deluge of information, it can be hard to keep up with what is useful and what impacts daily life the most. On Monday, March 16, 2020, President Watkins...

A Comprehensive List of Campus Resources and Functions During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Legacy Bridge at the University of Utah | Chronicle archives.

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor

March 18, 2020

  The University of Utah announced a transition to online courses on March 12, 2020. Since then, the U has relied on email and social media communication to announce other campus shifts. What is still open and accessible to students in Salt Lake City? What resources can students who have moved back...

The Reasoning and Effectiveness of Moving to Online Classes to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator

March 12, 2020

  As the Daily Utah Chronicle previously reported, state leaders held a press conference Thursday morning to announce measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, inside Utah. Among those measures was the transition of University of Utah classes to an online format for the remainder ...

Get to Know the New University of Utah Police Chief

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By Marshall Foster, News Writer

February 17, 2020

  Today, Rodney Chatman starts at the University of Utah's new chief of police. On Jan. 9, 2020, the U announced that Chatman had been named the new Chief of Police of the U's Department of Public Safety.  In a statement released by the U, president Ruth V. Watkins said, “Rodney is an experienced law enforcement ...

Improving Utah’s Transportation System

Riders prepare to board Trax in Salt Lake City on Aug. 27, 2019 | Chronicle archives

By Joseph Moss, Marshall Foster, and Ana Luiza Ramos

February 13, 2020

  Salt Lake City is trying to keep up with the population and ensure everyone can go where they need to safely. The government advertises “zero fatalities” as a golden goal, but there’s already been nine Utah traffic fatalities in 2020. What exactly is the state hoping to solve to reach tha...

Formula U Racing Team Works Toward New Goals and Competitions

The 2019 Formula U Racing Team at the national competition in Lincoln Nebraska. (Courtesy Formula U Racing Team)

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

February 2, 2020

While students are getting into the swing of the spring semester, members of the Formula U Racing team, the University of Utah’s section of Formula SAE, are in the middle of a year-long project. They are working to build an electric car with a full carbon fiber monocoque, the structural skin of the ...