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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle


Caroline Krum, investigative writer of the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses for a picture in front of the A. Ray Olpin Student Union in Salt Lake City on March 22, 2024. (Photo by Johnny Morris | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Krum: To Women — Write Now, Write Always

By Caroline Krum, Investigative Writer May 15, 2024

  In the education world, we talk about the idea of not just learning to write, but also writing to learn. This is precisely what I urge you to do.  I have always been writing: I started my...

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....

Governor Spencer Cox on March Jan. 18, 2022. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Benavidez: Cox Bends the Knee

By Jake Benavidez, Opinion Writer March 30, 2024

  Gov. Spencer Cox recently met with head of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, echoing his fellow conservatives’ narratives about illegal immigration. Cox sent the Utah National Guard...

Daniel G. Aaron, associate professor of law at the University of Utah, poses for a photo while discussing the impact of a new LLC law that requires businesses to include much more information in the application process on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Jan. 24, 2024. (Photo by Johnny Morris | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

New Federal Reporting Requirements Could Hurt Small Businesses

By Jamie Faux, News Writer February 9, 2024

  Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, all people who operate a small business, including LLCs and partnerships, are now required to register in a new federal database to identify criminals. Each person...

An event at UCLA advocating for the return of Israeli hostages by Hamas, by showing that our communities are incomplete while they remain held hostage. (Courtesy of Hillel for Utah)

Letter to the Editor: Rising Antisemitism at the University of Utah

By Hillel for Utah Student Board January 31, 2024

  On Oct. 6, 2023 we were excited at the prospect of relaxing after finishing our midterm exams. On the morning of Oct. 7, we woke up to close friends and family kidnapped and murdered by Hamas....

The John R. Park Building at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on June 29, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Guest Opinion: The Perils of Both-sides-ism

By Ermiya Fanaeian January 15, 2024

  In defense of the removal of Mecha de U of U from the Center for Equity and Student Belonging’s sponsored status, The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board wrote, “What [Mecha] doesn’t have...

Michael Valentine during an interview at Six Sailor Cider in Salt Lake City on Oct. 22, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Meet the U Student Running for SLC Mayor

By CJ Alexander, Special Projects Managing Editor November 18, 2023

  Michael Valentine isn’t your typical mayoral candidate.  He’s a filmmaker and local theater enthusiast, a long-time Salt Lake community activist, the owner of a cider shop and a student...

Dr. Gregory C. Thompson receives the S. J. Quinney Award during the Ski Affair event at the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Annual Ski Affair Celebrates Last Year’s Historic Snowfall

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer October 31, 2023

  The University of Utah Ski and Snow Sports Archives held the 31st Annual Ski Affair on Wednesday, Oct. 25 to celebrate the 2022-2023 ski season’s historic snowfall and honor the ski culture...

Participants at Rally To Save Our Great Salt Lake at Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2022.

Hufford: Conservation Begins with YOU

By Olivia Hufford, Opinion Writer October 12, 2023

  Our world is in crisis. The atmosphere currently contains more CO2 than at any time in human history. Global temperatures are rising, which in turn has led to rising sea levels and rapidly...

The Utah Red Rocks lift the trophy after winning the Pac-12 Women’s Gymnastics Champions title at Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah on Saturday, March 18, 2023.

University of Utah Sheds Pac-12 for Big 12

By Margot Reynolds and Sean Overton August 4, 2023

  It's official: the University of Utah is leaving the Pac-12. The move is the latest in a series of conference reshufflings. Tensions hit the Pac-12 last summer when UCLA and USC announced...