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Bruce Shapiro looking up at students in the Escalante Desert on April 7, 2023 (Photo by Sophie Felici | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Photo Series: Canyoneering Class Highlight

By Sophie Felici, Photographer May 24, 2023

A letter to the incoming freshmen: If you are looking for your next Parks, Recreation & Tourism class to fill out your schedule, consider canyoneering. Instructor Bruce Shapiro teaches the Canyoneering...

Linsey Yoonji Lee, social media contributor at the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses on Friday, March 31, 2023 at her favorite place on campus, the Film and Media Arts Building at University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Lee: Bust Out of Your Comfort Zone

By Linsey Yoonji Lee, Social Media Contributor May 5, 2023

  My dear friends often ask me how I could leave the country I have called home for so long and my beloved family without fear. I must confess that I have never had a clear answer to that question....

Keegan Petters, copy editor and opinion writer of the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses on University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

Petters: We Can Actually Change Utah

By Keegan Petters, Opinion Writer, Copy Editor May 5, 2023

  As a native of Washington D.C. and northern Virginia, I felt anxiety going into a state known for its hyper-religious atmosphere and oppressive legislature. To my surprise, however, I have greatly...

Avery Greig, arts editor of the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts on the University of Utah campus on Thursday, March 30, 2023. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Greig: The Chronicle Connected Me to Our Local Community — Ken Sanders One Year Later

By Avery Greig, Arts Editor May 4, 2023

  If my time at the Chronicle has imparted one thing to me, it is a deep and true love of getting to understand members of our Salt Lake and University of Utah community. One year after our...

KC Ellen Cushman, opinion writer at the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses on Friday, March 31, 2023 at her favorite place on campus, Presidents Circle at The University of Utah.

Cushman: We Can’t Live Only in Pursuit of Our Futures

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer May 4, 2023

  I’ve always been an overachiever, at least academically, collecting resume builders the way children collect Pokémon cards. Also like Pokémon cards, I aimed to trade my experiences for better...

Whit Fuller, arts wrtier of the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses for a photo in front of the J. Willard Marriott Library on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on March 27, 2023.

Fuller: So Long, and Thanks for All the Stories

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer May 3, 2023

  If someone had told me three years ago that I would have spent three years of my college career writing for the university’s student newspaper, I would have cried tears of joy. I now say goodbye...

Heather Hopkins (Courtesy Heather Hopkins)

Hopkins: The Chronicle Has More in Common with Art History Than You’d Guess

By Heather Hopkins May 3, 2023

  While a personal friend, Dylan Turk is speaking solely in his professional capacity as a museum curator.    This article is going to deviate a bit from the typical Chrony writing...

TJ Ross (Courtesy TJ Ross)

Ross: Things I learned About Christ Through the Chronicle

By TJ Ross, News Writer May 2, 2023

  Not very many people start working for their college newspaper in their last college semester, but that’s what I did when I started as a contributor for the news desk at the Daily Utah Chronicle....

Ethan Pearce, sports editor for the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses outside the Jon M. Huntsman Center at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on March 29, 2023.

Pearce: I Was There

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor May 2, 2023

  In my opinion, one of the most underrated things about following sports is the snapshot memories you pick up every step of the way. The ESPN final score alert, the Twitter notification, watching...