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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...

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Langley: Christian Nationalism: The Right’s Crusade Against Equality

By Jeffrey Langley Jr., Opinion Writer April 24, 2023

  The United States of America, while in no way a utopian society today or at its founding, was the birthplace of many novel freedoms and rights. Among these is the freedom of religion, which guarantees...

Bulletin of available programs, resources, stickers and related pamphlets at the University of Utah LGBT Resource Center in Salt Lake City on Oct. 24, 2022. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Recognizing Violence Against Transgender Individuals in Utah

January 6, 2023

In 2021, 42 of the 134 hate crimes reported in Utah targeted the LGBTQ+ community, up from 22 in 2020, with six offenses targeting transgender people, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Nationwide,...

Front sign of the University of Utah LGBT Resource Center in Salt Lake City on Oct. 24, 2022. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cowley & Torres: Stop Normalizing Anti-Trans Violence

January 6, 2023

  In the U.S. today, the assault against trans people has never been so large scale. Unfounded transphobic rhetoric creates a moral panic. 2022 is on track to see a record number of anti-trans...

A scooter charging station by George S. Eccles Student Life Center in Salt Lake City on Oct. 17, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Thing about Ads: They Don’t Have to be Boring

By Isaac Shaffer January 5, 2023

  The following content was written by AdThing, a student advertising agency within Student Media.   Whether they're on TV, social media, billboards during your commute through the city...

LeBron James on the 2012 USA team. (Photo by Tim Shelby | CC BY 2.0)

Murray: Pro Athletes Deserve Their Earnings

By Elijah Murray, Sports Writer January 3, 2023

  LeBron James. When his name shows up, most people think of the basketball player, but I also think of the role model. Ever since I was a kid, James has been the athlete I looked up to, playing...

Jordan Clarkson. (Photo via Erik Drost | CC BY 2.0)

Mendenhall: Professional Athletes Make Too Much D*mn Money

By Addison Mendenhall January 3, 2023

  Dating back to the sixth century B.C., we showered athletes with expensive gifts and high social status, sometimes commissioning statues in their honor. Since the birth of the first professional...

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