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ASUU Allocates Emergency Funding in Response to COVID-19

ASUU Allocates Emergency Funding in Response to COVID-19

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, Assistant News Editor

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

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

By Jacqueline Mumford, News 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

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

Get to Know the New University of Utah Police Chief

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

Improving Utah’s Transportation System

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

Formula U Racing Team Works Toward New Goals and Competitions

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

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 ...

Surviving Student Loans and Paying for School

Surviving Student Loans and Paying for School

By Barbara Pace, News Writer

December 5, 2019

  Over 44 million American citizens have outstanding student loan debt, totaling at over $1.5 trillion. A 2018 study of adults with student loan debt found many were struggling financially. For those unable to front rising post-secondary education fees out of pocket, federal student loans are a much-needed help. But if not controlled, student loan...

A Look at Incheon Global Campus’ 2019 Music Festival

A Look at Incheon Global Campus’ 2019 Music Festival

By Nina Yu, News Writer

November 27, 2019

The Incheon Global Campus held its 2019 Music Festival on Nov. 6. The IGC invited three VIP guests and had multiple students from each of the four schools on campus performing. Korean universities have a tradition of holding school festivals in early spring or autumn. The timing is usually chosen b...

After Almost a Year, What Are Students Saying About The Hive?

After Almost a Year, What Are Students Saying About The Hive?

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

November 26, 2019

Behind the Sage Point dorms sits the Hive, a late-night pizzeria that is the product of a partnership between Chartwells and the Housing and Residential Education Office on campus. The Hive opened in the spring semester of 2019 and serves about 135 students a night, according to the Housing and Residential...

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