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Luke Jackson poses for a photo on the University of Utah campus (Photo by Sarah Karr | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Jackson: Spend More Time Thinking About Poetry

By Luke Jackson April 30, 2024

  On New Year’s Eve 2021, I watched Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Magnolia” for the very first time. My wife was asleep on our bed. She was recovering from both COVID and an ectopic pregnancy...

Brenda Payan Medina poses for a photo on the University of Utah campus (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Payan Medina: Prioritize Connection

By Brenda Payan Medina April 30, 2024

  I remember my first lunch at the University of Utah. It was at this salad bar in the Union that no longer exists, and I had bought some kind of blue cheese salad, which was my first mistake....

Andrew Christiansen poses for a photo outside the J. Willard Marriott Library on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on April 2, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Christiansen: The Chrony Gave Me Community, Purpose and Experience

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor April 29, 2024

  As a Salt Lake Community College transfer student, it was scary to start college all over again at the University of Utah almost two years ago. It felt like stepping into the unknown, again....

Camden Alexander poses for a photo in the NEXUS Lab in the Carolyn & Kem Gardner Commons building on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on April 8, 2024. (Photo by Mary Allen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Lessons Learned

By Camden Alexander April 29, 2024

  In my junior year at the University of Utah, two of my friends died tragically. Maggie Fix, my partner for driver’s ed, lost her four-year battle against cancer. She never failed to make me...

Jim and Sam perform at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on April 19, 2023. (Photo by Madeline Van Wagenen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Photo Series: 2024 Grand Kerfuffle

By Madeline Van Wagenen, Photo Director April 29, 2024

(Design by Kristofer Hoon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Origins: The Trials and Triumphs of Sustainability at the U

By MJ Jewkes, Investigative Writer April 15, 2024

  For the last four years, the U has held a Gold rating from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System. Since the U’s STARS rating is slated to be renewed in 2024, the Sustainability...

Audience members wave flashlights as Blake Rose performs at Soundwell in Salt Lake City on April 10, 2024. (Photo by Madeline Van Wagenen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Photo Series: Say G’Day to Blake Rose

By Madeline Van Wagenen, Photo Director April 11, 2024

  Australian singer-songwriter Blake Rose had two rules for his show in Salt Lake City on April 10.  First and foremost, if you saw someone dancing, you had to dance with them. And all the...

A UDOT snowplow, operated by Dyllan Rich, plows the snow and spreads salt on the road at Alta, Utah on Feb. 2, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Photo Series: Winter Road Maintenance in Little Cottonwood Canyon

By Marco Lozzi, Photographer March 18, 2024

  Do you ever wake up the morning after a snowstorm, excited to go shred some powder at one of the world-class ski resorts in our canyons? Technological advancements are the only reason we can...

Members of the Country Swing Dance Club dance to modern country music in the ballroom of the A. Ray Oplin Student Union on the University of Utah campus on Feb. 6, 2024. (Photo by Luke Larsen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Photo Series: Swing Dancing at the U

By Luke Larsen, Photographer February 26, 2024

  Swing dancing, one will quickly realize the incredible aspects of the activity. It carries with it an innate sense of relaxed intimacy, freedom as well as seemingly inhuman feats of strength,...

Models pose for a portrait at the second annual fashion show produced by the Union Programming Council and the Fashion in Business club at the University of Utah in the A. Ray Olpin Student Union in Salt Lake City on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. (Photo by Luke Larsen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Photo Series: Second Annual Fashion in Business Fashion Show

By Luke Larsen, Photographer February 26, 2024

  The second annual “Fashion in Business Fashion Show,” presented by the Fashion in Business club and the Union Programming Council at the University of Utah, was held in the A. Ray Olpin Student...