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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Student Life

Presidents circle at the University of Utah Monday September 14, 2015. (Chronicle Archives)

Rock the U Seeks to Change Lives With Cancer Fundraiser

January 25, 2016

At the U's 10th annual Rock the U event, students won't just be dancing for fun — they'll be raising money for cancer research. Each Spring Semester, U students and organizations team up to "celebrate...

Alternative Spring Breaks Gives Students the Chance to Serve Communities

Alternative Spring Breaks Gives Students the Chance to Serve Communities

January 22, 2016

Imagine spending spring break on a beach in California, where you can hear the waves crashing while the sun warms your skin and you're pulling weeds to rid the shore of invasive species. Service work...

LGBT Resource Center Offers Opportunity for Students to Send Holiday Cards to LGBTQ Inmates

LGBT Resource Center Offers Opportunity for Students to Send Holiday Cards to LGBTQ Inmates

December 10, 2015

In the Union lobby, surrounded by Christmas trees, wreaths and holly, students and staff helped the LGBT Resource Center send holiday cheer to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer folk who are...

Students taking the elementary bowling class, taught by Troy Pullman, to take a break from their classes within their major, Tuesday, December 8th, 2015.

Center for Student Wellness Offers Tips for a Healthy Finals Week

December 10, 2015

Students can feel extra pressure during finals week and the days of study leading up to it. Some of this stress is a positive thing because it can lead to motivation, but when levels get too high, it can...

Mr. Parker, a shetland sheepdog, is petted by students as part of a visit by Therapy Animals of Utah at the social work building, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015.

In Photos: Therapy pets come to the U

By Chris Samuels December 9, 2015

In the midst of finals week, two groups hope to make life a little easier for U students. Therapy Animals of Utah, a nonprofit group, is coming to campus on three occasions this week to offer therapy...

Brandon Hays, a junior in exercise and sports science pre med, works out at the Student Life Center on Wednesday night.

New Online Course Teaches Students How to Have a Healthy Body Image

December 9, 2015

Students struggling with self-esteem issues because of body image can treat themselves to self-care this spring by enrolling in a new online course called “Developing a Healthy Body Image.” Colleges...

Students Gear Up for Annual Pre-Finals Week Canoe Battleship

Students Gear Up for Annual Pre-Finals Week Canoe Battleship

December 1, 2015

Have you ever wanted to sink your friend’s canoe? Now is the time to try it. On Friday, Dec. 11, Campus Recreation Services (CRS) will host its semi-annual canoe battleship tournament at the Student...

U Student Wins Award at Harvard Hackathon

U Student Wins Award at Harvard Hackathon

November 23, 2015

What kind of computer program could you develop and code in 36 hours? Calvin Chhour, a junior in computer science, recently participated in Harvard’s first ever hackathon and won the International Development...

Chartwells and Y4AL Resolve to Cooperate to Improve Vegan Options

Chartwells and Y4AL Resolve to Cooperate to Improve Vegan Options

November 13, 2015

The vegan banana nut muffins and peanut butter cookies on the table seemed like a peace offering. Chartwells, the U’s food service provider, held a meeting to address the petition submitted by You for...

Kiffer Creveling Photo credit: Kiffer Creveling

Campus Store Offers Discounted Apple Products to Faculty, Staff on Nov. 17

November 11, 2015

If you're looking to buy an Apple product, you might want to stop by the Campus Store next week. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the University Campus Store and Health Sciences Store will host their annual Apple...