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Juneteenth, SLC: A Photo Series

Attendees of the SLC Juneteenth celebration dance in front of the Salt Lake City and County Building on June 19, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Mark Draper and Gwen Christopherson

June 20, 2020

Performers & Speakers Around the Park   Celebration

Letter to the Editor: Optional Pass or Fail is Not Sufficient

In this letter to the editor, Jin Heo argues that the university should adopt a universal pass system | Chronicle archives

By Letter to the Editor

April 14, 2020

  As of March 20, 2020, the University of Utah offered the option for students to opt for CR/NC (pass or fail) rather than a letter grade. At first glance, this optional grading system seems to accurately address the difficulty some students face during COVID-19 outbreak. However, by making CR/NC...

Christopherson: How to Handle Loved Ones Spreading Misinformation

Nain Christopherson writes,

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 14, 2020

  This semester, the University of Utah Honors College launched the project portion of a Praxis Lab called Truth, Deception and Information Disorder. You might have seen their lawn signs around campus (before the move to online classes, anyway) with reminders to “Think B4 U Tweet.” With its...

Tips for Spotting Fake News

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By Maddy La Turner, Investigative Editor, Copy Chief

April 14, 2020

  If you think digital media has brought about the age of fake news, you’re wrong. Did you know Edgar Allan Poe’s literary rival Rufus W. Griswold wrote an obituary full of falsehoods after his mysterious death which deeply shaded his reputation? Did you know Thomas Jefferson once said “that the man who never looks into a...

Teach ’em Young: Combating Misinformation with Media Literacy

Librarian Dale Larsen working showing how to do research online at the J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday May 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Joseph Moss, News Writer

April 14, 2020

  The rise of the novel Coronavirus pandemic is a shining example of the dangers that can ensue from the widening exposure of misinformation proliferated through social media.  Multiple outlets can be seen writing stories about the number of cases and deaths around the virus. However, very l...

Goodbye, Daily Utah Chronicle. Yes, Yes, We Promise We’ll Call.

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

By Madge Slack, Emily Anderson, Greyson Harness, Christina Giardinelli, Zach Janis, Kristiane Sonnenberg, Andrea Alvarado, Aiden Keenan, Amy Loret, Katelyn Collett, Mandi Johansen, Alli Milne, and Ashlyn Cassity

April 25, 2019

Emily Anderson: Editor-in-Chief Every Sonic Youth song longer than five minutes (most of them). Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. Training for a marathon — or, even, a half marathon. That was a list of things I’ve started and never finished. I feel like I’m ending my tenure as edit...

Saying Goodbye

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By Megan Hulse, Connor Richards, Kim Brenneisen, Emma Tanner, Justin Adams, and Dakota Grossman

April 25, 2018

Megan Hulse, Executive Editor The most common reaction I get when I explain my job is: “Oh my goodness, you’re just like Rory Gilmore!”   To that, I used to laugh, agree and move on with a small amount of shame, because I had a secret. Spoiler alert: I’d never actually made it to the part...

The Best of Art From the Attic

The Best of Art From the Attic

By Megan Hulse

April 26, 2017

This year has been full of new endeavors, including this series. Over the course of these stories, I have delved into the connections between culture and music, and reviewed some of the best records of all time. Of all of those, I have discovered a few of my own favorite tracks. “Hey You”— Pin...

Art from the Attic: K-UTE Radio gears up for National Record Store Day

Art from the Attic: K-UTE Radio gears up for National Record Store Day

By Megan Hulse

April 18, 2017

Radio DJs have been spinning vinyl since their invention in the 1940s, but the rise of digital media production has resulted in a significant decline in the popularity of vinyl record formats, especially in the corporate broadcasting world. In recent years, record shops, artists and vinyl enthusiasts...

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