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The campus of Univeristy of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 5, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Beneath the Surface: U Environmental Researchers Face Numerous Challenges to Fund Labs
By Emily Johnston, Investigative Writer • August 25, 2022

  From investigating bird population dynamics to the study of plant-microbe interactions, there are dozens of research laboratories at the University of Utah that conduct research related to the environment, sustainability and climate change. At times, these labs face difficulties...

Evening on University of Utah campus, Thursday in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Understanding the U’s Response to Zhifan Dong’s Death
By Rachel Kloepfer, Investigative Writer • August 6, 2022

  After a resurgence of media coverage on the murder of 19-year-old University of Utah student Zhifan Dong, the U’s response and subsequently...

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'I felt so angry': Roommate of Zhifan Dong Says Her Death Was Preventable
By Rachel Kloepfer, Investigative Writer • July 16, 2022

  This article discusses domestic violence and murder.   Zhifan Dong, a first-year international student at the University...

Packed parking lot at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 (Photo by David Chenoweth | The Daily Utah Chronicle
Female Student's Parking Ticket Appeal Denied Despite Expressing Safety Concerns
By Rachel Kloepfer, Investigative Writer • May 31, 2022

  University of Utah student Samantha Simonich's rejected parking ticket appeal and subsequent safety concerns are a firsthand account...

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Portrait of Porshai Nielsen in front of the fountain by the J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City on March 23, 2022. (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Nielsen: Our Work is Far From Done — The Importance of Collegiate Investigative Journalism
By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor • April 29, 2022

  A fortune cookie brought me here. Four years ago, I was a miserable pre-nursing major that knew nursing was not my passion. I needed...

Red Rocks Sponsored by Multi-Level Marketing Company With Controversial Past
Red Rocks Sponsored by Multi-Level Marketing Company With Controversial Past
By Emily Johnston, Investigative Writer • April 9, 2022

  While watching a Red Rocks gymnastics meet between the University of Utah and the University of Oklahoma on Jan. 14, 2022, Reddit users...

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Who is Watching U? The Increase of Video Surveillance on Campus
By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor • March 20, 2022

  The University of Utah’s video surveillance system is expansive enough to cover a student living on campus the entire day — from...

(Graphic by Emily Christensen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Marmoset Monkey Deaths Add to a Long History of Animal Testing Incidents at the U
By Emily Johnston and Porshai Nielsen March 19, 2022

  The University of Utah's upper medical campus is home to multiple research labs containing animals for use in laboratory experiments....

A student biker biking across campus at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 5, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Almost 70 Bicycles Stolen from Campus in 2021
By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor • February 5, 2022

  In 2021, there were 69 bicycles reported as stolen from the University of Utah’s main campus located in Salt Lake City. Of the...

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Safe Ride: One of the Best in the Pac-12
By Marisa Angulo, Investigative Writer • February 2, 2022

  For students returning home late at night from campus, Safe Ride has been a blessing. With five semesters of it being available to...

(Graphic by Claire Peterson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
HRE’s Resident Advisor Program Lacks When it Comes to Compensation
By Rachel Kloepfer, Investigative Writer • January 30, 2022

  From unmanageable rates to forced student connections, the University of Utah’s Housing and Residential Education program has room...

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7% Of U Students Have Filed for a COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption During Fall Semester
By Marisa Angulo, Investigative Writer • December 2, 2021

  University of Utah students have increasingly become fully vaccinated against COVID-19, some due to the risk of a registration hold...

The Student Services Building on the University of Utah Campus, where many advising appointments are held. Chronicle archives.
Students Discouraged From Applying to the U Due to TOEFL Confusion
By Emily Johnston, Investigative Writer • October 25, 2021

  When Yunha Hwang began the application process to attend the University of Utah, she was prepared to submit ACT scores, high school...

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