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Joint Resolution 2 Passes Unanimously in the ASUU Assembly After Black Students at the U Share Personal Experiences with Racism on Campus

Demonstrators raise their fists in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in front of the Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 4th 2020. (Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

July 23, 2020

  On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the Associated Students of the University of Utah general assembly meeting heard Joint Resolution 2 in support of the Black Student Union at the U. After passing in the Senate on July 16, the resolution passed in the unanimously in the assembly. Last week, whe...

Joint Resolution 2 in Support of Black Student Union Passes in Senate, with One Opposed

Laura Seymour and Mina Brown at the welcome desk at the ASUU offices in the Ray A. Olpin Student Union on the University of Utah Campus, Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, July 13, 2017(Photo by Adam Fondren | Daily Utah Chronicle)

July 17, 2020

  On Thursday, July 16, the Associated Students of the University of Utah held a senate meeting to discuss Joint Resolution 2: A Resolution in Support of the Black Student Union at the U. After several hours of the debate and questioning, the resolution passed with only one senator opposing....

ASUU Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis at the U, Sets Precedent for the State

Attendee writes an Angela Davis quote in chalk at Washington Square Park for the Juneteenth celebration in Salt Lake City on June 19, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Kayleigh Silverstein, News Writer

June 27, 2020

  While the Salt Lake City streets have been filled with protesters for a month straight, students at the University of Utah have been working to acknowledge their demands and address systemic racism in their own way. Joint Resolution 1, which passed unanimously in both the assembly and the se...

Reflecting on the year: ASUU President Anna Barnes looks back

Outgoing ASUU President Anna Barnes said addressing campus safety was the biggest challenge of her term. (Illustration by Alex Garcia | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Joseph Moss, News Writer

April 22, 2020

  The University of Utah campus, which normally has about 24,000 on a regular school day, now seems barren. The end of the semester approaches with the A. Ray Olpin Union building closing, and the end of the 2019-2020 school year is almost here — yet not the way most might have hoped. With al...

Poma: The Elusive Purpose of the Student Success Fee Leaves Transparency to be Desired

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By Sasha Poma, Opinion Writer

April 17, 2020

  Colleges charge a lot of money, and while everyone who attends college knows that, the smaller fees that are added to tuition pile up fast. But not every student understands precisely what their payments fund. Descriptions such as “miscellaneous” and “additional fees” found on the University...

ASUU Changes Budget Requirement for Campus Events Board Over Zoom

Senate representatives meet over Zoom to discuss Joint Bill 18. | Screenshot by Natalie Colby and Ivana Martinez

By Natalie Colby and Ivana Martinez

April 17, 2020

  As the Associated Students of the University of Utah predicted a decrease in enrollment and subsequent student fees that fund their budget, they worked to make changes in their allocated funds. Student representatives called a special session to vote on a proposed bill to decrease fundin...

COVID-19 is Changing On-Campus Efforts to Promote the 2020 Census

ASUU and the Hinckley Institute are collaborating to encourage all students to fill out the census. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

By Ivana Martinez and Joseph Moss

April 4, 2020

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Census Bureau has made modifications to their counting efforts. The changes come as the coronavirus has dramatically changed social and political life in the United States. The Census Bureau released a statement about their modification efforts...

ASUU Allocates Emergency Funding in Response to COVID-19

(Photo by Marifel Holmquist | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

March 20, 2020

  On Thursday, ASUU President Anna Barnes signed a bill allocating $80,000 of legislative funding for students affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Announcing the bill on Twitter, Barnes called it the “most important piece of legislation I have signed.” The ASUU Committee of Student Affairs, a Senate Committ...

Losing ASUU Presidential Tickets Plan for the 2020-21 Year

Audrey Stegman, elections registrar, reads the election results in front of the A. Ray Olin Union on Feb. 28, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

March 10, 2020

  On Feb. 28, 2020, the Kum ticket won the race for the executive office of the Associated Students of the University of Utah. Unlike many previous ASUU campaign seasons, the race was contested, and they had to compete against the Hardenbrook and Nasser tickets.  Rebecca Hardenbrook, the pr...

ASUU and the Hinckley Institute Join Forces to Increase Student Participation in the U.S. Census

ASUU and the Hinckley Institute are collaborating to encourage all students to fill out the census. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

By Ivana Martinez and Joseph Moss

March 10, 2020

  The Associated Students of the University of Utah and the Hinckley Institute partnered up to collect data for the U.S. Census Bureau.  According to Morgan Lyon Cotti, the associate director of Hinckley Institute, these groups are leading the complete count committee on campus for the cens...

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