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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 first journal when I was six years old, logging what I got for Christmas, games...

MJ Jewkes, 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 27, 2024. (Photo by Johnny Morris | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Jewkes: A Utah Man Am I
By MJ Jewkes, Investigative Writer • May 14, 2024

  It’s the summer of 2023. I’m sitting in the dirt at sunrise under an I-15 overpass in the middle of one of Salt Lake City’s largest...

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The Loss of the Ceramics Area Head Shattered the Department, Leaving Students to Pick Up the Pieces
By MJ Jewkes, Investigative Writer • May 6, 2024

  Editor's note: This article is currently under review for additional fact checking and should be available on the website shortly....

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Oil, Gas and War: What Are U Funding?
By Rachel Kloepfer and Caroline Krum April 24, 2024

  In the 1980s, University of Utah students called for the U to divest from apartheid. To them, this meant halting the university's investments...

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Uncovered: The Trials and Triumphs of Sustainability at the U
By Emma Ratkovic and MJ Jewkes April 17, 2024

Today, investigative writer MJ Jewkes joins Emma to discuss his recent print article on the trials and triumphs of sustainability at the U. Transcript: Emma...

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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...

The University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 5, 2021.
Preparing for the 'Big One': Earthquake Safety at the U
By Marisa Angulo, Investigative Writer • April 6, 2024

  According to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations, the chance of a 6.75 magnitude or greater earthquake occurring along the...

Bailey McGartland points to her domestic violence awareness pin in the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority house by the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Feb. 9, 2024. (Photo by Rachel Kloepfer | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Remembering Zhifan Dong Two Years Later
By Rachel Kloepfer, Special Projects Managing Editor • March 22, 2024

Feb. 11, 2024, marked the two-year anniversary of the murder of University of Utah student Zhifan Dong. Bailey McGartland, a junior at the...

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Uncovered: Sexual Violence in the Metaverse
By Emma Ratkovic and Caroline Krum March 18, 2024

Today, investigative writer Caroline Krum joins Emma to discuss her recent article on sexual assault within the metaverse. You can read her...

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Rape in the Metaverse: The U’s Response to Virtual Sexual Assaults
By Caroline Krum, Investigative Writer • March 4, 2024

  Virtual realities and simulation games have existed for years. One of the first virtual spaces, "Maze War," was created in 1973. Popular...

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Uncovered: Internal Conflicts of Housing & Residential Education at the U
By Emma Ratkovic and Aynaelyssya Thomas February 12, 2024

T Today, Investigative Writer Aynaelyssya Thomas joins Emma to discuss her two recent articles on internal conflicts at Housing and Residential...

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U Origins: The U's History of Student Protests and Activism
By Caroline Krum, Investigative Writer • February 9, 2024

  Student protests are not new. While there has been scrutiny for free speech violations this year, this is not the first time the administration...

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Uncovered: The Evolution of Student Activism and Protests at the U
By Emma Ratkovic and Caroline Krum January 25, 2024

Transcript Emma Ratkovic: Hello and welcome back to Uncovered the Daily Utah Chronicle's Investigative Podcast. I'm your host, Emma...

The Kahlert Village courtyard on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on July 1, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Internal Conflicts of Housing and Residential Education: HRE Lacks Support For Student Leaders and Residents
By Aynaelyssya Thomas, Assistant Investigative Editor • January 22, 2024

  Among Resident Advisors and Community Advisors in Housing and Residential Education at the University of Utah, seven told the Chronicle...

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Queerness at the U: Experiences from the LGBTQ+ Community
By Caroline Krum, Investigative Writer • January 1, 2024

  In the 2018-2019 academic year,  the University of Utah was ranked one of the top LGBTQ-friendly colleges in the US. The survey —...

Uncovered: Queerness at the U
By Emma Ratkovic and Caroline Krum December 7, 2023

In today’s episode, Emma Ratkovic speaks with Investigative Writer Caroline Krum about queerness at the U. Transcript  Emma Ratkovic:...

Kahlert Village at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 3, 2021 (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Internal Conflicts of Housing and Residential Education: RAs Report Title IX Violations
By Aynaelyssya Thomas, Assistant Investigative Editor • November 24, 2023

  Resident Advisors in the University of Utah’s Housing and Residential Education department are the go-to staff when residents experience...

A Ph.D. student doing her usual tasks in a labratory on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Aug. 30, 2023. (Photo by Sophie Felici | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
International Grad Student Describes Struggles with Her Ph.D. Advisor in a University Lab
By Caroline Krum, Investigative Writer • October 11, 2023

  Just before the pandemic, a female graduate student began working in a University of Utah lab to complete her doctorate degree. One...

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U Cuts Differential Tuition Reduction for 78 Graduate Programs
By MJ Jewkes, Investigative Writer • September 29, 2023

  On May 18, 2023, the Utah System of Higher Education amended its policy on graduate degree tuition benefits for employees of higher...

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