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Students walking outside the Heritage Halls Buildings at the Brigham Young University campus in Provo on Saturday, Sep. 2, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hufford: Accountability in Private Education Needs Reconstruction

By Olivia Hufford, Opinion Writer September 13, 2023

  Private schools have long been a part of American society. Yet, even as protections against discrimination evolve on a federal level, their accountability standards have scarcely changed. A recent...

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U Parking Prices Increase Again, Topping Utah’s Public Universities by Nearly $100

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor September 5, 2023

  For the 2023-24 academic year, the University of Utah raised the prices of parking, making U parking permits for students who live off campus $172.50 per semester — the highest of all Utah’s...

Members of Mecha de U of U, an on-campus organization, at the Center for Equity and Student Belonging inside the A. Ray Olpin Student Union in Salt Lake City on July 22, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hargis: Clubs Foster Community at the U

By Harper Hargis, Opinion Writer August 31, 2023

  Following the recent affirmative action turnover by the Supreme Court, I’ve had the same questions on my mind. What does this mean for BIPOC students? What about BIPOC involvement in academics?...

The John R. Park Building at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 8, 2023. (Photo by Sophie Felici | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Loken: Where Are the White First-Generation Scholars?

By NingLi Loken, Opinion Writer July 10, 2023

  The First Generation Scholars program held a summer social, but curiously missing from the event was the presence of white students. I entered the space to find out why. In the process, I learned...

The University of Utah built a new Department of Public Safety building which opened to the public on Nov. 9, 2022 at 1658 E 500 S as part of an effort for increased campus safety coordination after the death of U student Lauren McCluskey in October 2018.

Mendenhall: U Campus Safety Alerts Are Irresponsibly Delayed

By Addison Mendenhall June 4, 2023

  Campus security at the University of Utah has come under fire for many shortcomings regarding student safety over the last few years. Many day-to-day instances aren’t handled efficiently...

A man stands outside of Randys Records Shop on 900 S and 157 E in Salt Lake City on National Record Store Day, April 22, 2023.

Cowley: Get Off Campus and Explore

By Elle Cowley, Multimedia Managing Editor May 30, 2023

  Going from high school to college is a massive shift. For many students, it's their first time living away from home. For me, not only did I live away from my parents for the first time, but...

UnSafe U protesters march from the Public Safety Building to Presidents Circle 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.

Hargis: Universities Must Step Up for Student Safety

By Harper Hargis, Opinion Writer May 17, 2023

  From April 27 until May 1, a series of homicides rocked the close-knit town of Davis, California. Three civilians, including a UC Davis undergraduate student, were stabbed repeatedly as they...

Evening on University of Utah campus, Thursday in Salt Lake City.

Mendenhall: Let’s Break the Stigma Around Educational Breaks

By Addison Mendenhall April 13, 2023

  Individuals pursuing any form of higher education can find their experiences extremely rewarding while others experience detrimental side effects. Attending college or a university can quickly...

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Cowley: The U’s Bathrooms Are Lacking

By Elle Cowley, Multimedia Managing Editor April 5, 2023

  In an effort to increase inclusivity on campus, the University of Utah has taken steps to create more gender-neutral restrooms on campus. I’m not going to sit here and say the U isn’t trying...

The University of Utah women’s basketball team celebrates during the March Madness game versus the Princeton Tigers at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on March 19, 2023.

Lezaic: Our Women’s Basketball Team Deserves More Attention

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Editor April 5, 2023

  The University of Utah’s women’s basketball team has consistently proven itself a powerful force on the court, especially this season. Yet the team continues to be undervalued by sports fans...

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