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U Card office at the University of Utah. (Photo by Marshall Foster | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The UCard: What Can U Do With It?

By Marshall Foster, News Writer September 13, 2019

  One of the most important first steps for students when they first come for orientation at the University of Utah is to get their UCard. The UCard is the U's campus ID. New students are told...

The Importance of a Second Language

The Importance of a Second Language

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2019

  When choosing any bachelor's degree, a student is faced with a choice: Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science? According to the Office of Undergraduate Studies, “Students pursuing a BA must...

See the World and Gain Experience Through the Hinckley Institute

See the World and Gain Experience Through the Hinckley Institute

By Stephany Cortez September 4, 2019

  The Hinckley Institute at the University of Utah was established in 1965, founded by Robert H. Hinckley. His dream was to amplify opportunities in the form of internships, annual forums, lecture...

(Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Editor-in-Chief August 28, 2019

  The beehive is a symbol of hard work and industry. Not only that, it is the official state emblem of Utah. Beehives make an appearance in Utah’s state flag and the state seal, the Beehive Cluster...

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PlazaFest Connects Students to Campus

By Marshall Foster, News Writer August 23, 2019

The University of Utah is considered a “commuter campus," as most of its students live off-campus, but that doesn’t stop the U from offering clubs, organizations and activities to bring students together....

(Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer August 22, 2019

  Within the Academic year of 2018-2019, the University of Utah witnessed very violent and very public crimes. In October of 2018, senior and All-Star track athlete Lauren McCluskey was murdered...

Crime Scene of Katherine Peraltas Murder

Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

By Justin Prather, Sports Writer August 21, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. In 1990, then-President George H.W. Bush signed the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and...

Crimson Nights Goes to the Boardwalk

Crimson Nights Goes to the Boardwalk

By Marshall Foster, News Writer August 20, 2019

  With the new school year about to start, students at the University of Utah have mixed feelings. Some feel as though their summer went by way too fast while others feel excited to return for...

Students attend the film screening at the Social Work Building at the University of Utah on Aug. 17, 2019. (Courtesy of Peter Johnston.)

U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

August 19, 2019

  A student film entitled "Refugee Voices" featuring student refugees and their stories of migration held its premiere Aug. 17 at the University of Utah College of Social Work. The film was part...

The Marriott Honors Community with the South Campus Housing & Dining project construction behind it (Photo by Delaney Manson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer August 14, 2019

  Earlier this summer, the students of the Marriott Honors Community (MHC) experienced an upheaval. For the first time in seven years, students living in the MHC were relocated to other housing on...