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The chief safety officers office in the John R. Park building on campus on Feb. 2, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Implements New Racism and Bias Protocol for Incidents on Campus

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer February 5, 2021

    The University of Utah recently adopted a protocol for dealing with incidents involving new racism and bias, developed by the Racist and Bias Incident Response Team. They were adopted...

The U Mindfulness Center and Counseling Center work together to provide students with free resources for coping with stress and practicing mindfulness.

Mindfulness Center Offers Free Resources For Mindfulness and Meditation Practice

By Brooke Williams, News Writer January 26, 2021

  Student life can be stressful, with virtual online learning and COVID-19 on top of living away from home, academic expectations and financial demands. But there are resources like the Mindfulness...

UnsafeU protesters gather at the Public Safety Building on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City to protest the actions of officers involved in the Lauren McCluskey case on Aug. 6, 2020. (Ivana Martinez | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Two New Public Safety Committees Created in Another Effort to Increase Student Safety

By Porshai Nielsen and Brooke Christenson October 14, 2020

  President Ruth Watkins and the University of Utah Chief Safety Officer Marlon Lynch have created new safety committees to accommodate students. Composed of students, faculty and university staff,...

University of Utah Womens Tennis junior Margo Pletcher plays in a match agains the Weber State Wildcats at the George S. Eccles Tennis Center at the University of Utah on Sunday, March 26, 2017

To Play or Not to Play: From A Student Athlete

By Emily Dush, Sports Writer September 25, 2020

  I will never forget the experience of sitting in our team room at the Eccles Tennis Center next to my teammates with a bad feeling in my stomach. Our coach came in and right away we knew our...

The Utah womens 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)

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

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...

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)

Mental Health and the Coronavirus: Challenges and Resources

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...

The block U on campus on Feb. 2, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

LEAP and Block U Help Students Navigate the College Transition

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer May 5, 2020

  Freshmen year is a time of change and growth for many students, and the University of Utah introduced the LEAP and Block U programs, in 1994 and 2013 respectively, to help guide students through...

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

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

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief 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...

(Photo by Marifel Holmquist | Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU Allocates Emergency Funding in Response to COVID-19

By Josh Petersen 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...

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...