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Members of U of U Beekeepers Association perform a hive inspection at HSEB on the University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Natalie Caylor | Courtesy of U of U Beekeepers Association)

The Buzz About the U Beekeepers Association

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer December 11, 2021

  Utah’s history with the Church of Jesus Christ of  Latter-day Saints is where its nickname, the Beehive State, originates. Upon his arrival in what would someday become Salt Lake in July 1847,...

A bee collects nectar from a Rocky Mountain bee plant (Cleome Serrulata) at Red Butte Garden on Thursday, July 29, 2021. (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Buening: Protect our Pollinators

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor August 7, 2021

  Pollinators are some of the world’s most beautiful and essential species, and their continuing endangerment should alarm everyone. Although not everyone can be a pollinator expert, everyone...

A busy bee working at the Off-Broadway Wasatch Community Garden in Salt Lake City on September 15th, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Saifee: Saving the Bees in the Beehive State

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor February 20, 2021

  In the 1980s, a fifth-grade class lobbied for the honeybee to become Utah's official state insect, further cementing our identity as the Beehive State. Currently, Utah is home to over 1,000 native...

Beehives outside the Mariott Honors Community on campus. Feb. 1, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Beehive State’s Flagship University Becomes a Certified Bee Campus

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer February 9, 2021

    The University of Utah has been making strides since 2012 to create safe havens for bees on campus, which has culminated in the U becoming a certified Bee Campus USA affiliate in December...

(Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Editor-in-Chief August 28, 2019

  The beehive is a symbol of hard work and industry. Not only that, it is the official state emblem of Utah. Beehives make an appearance in Utah’s state flag and the state seal, the Beehive Cluster...

(Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Buzzing with Excitement: Honors College to Soon Construct Innovative Beehives

By Connor Applegate February 22, 2019

  The Marriott Honors Community (MHC) will be installing an artificial beehive during the spring semester. The hive is expected to be the most innovative and academically engaging of its kind on...

Patience: Plastic Is Worse Than a Group of Mean Girls

Patience: Plastic Is Worse Than a Group of Mean Girls

By Alisa Patience November 6, 2017

Drive down any road: the freeway, your neighborhood street or through the city, through the canyon. Some of the sights awaiting you include trees, flower beds, grass, bus stops, interesting statues —...

Finding the perfect pastime at Smiths Ballpark

Finding the perfect pastime at Smith’s Ballpark

October 8, 2014

On the corner of West Temple and 1300 South sits a sanctuary. A playground where men can still be kids, where families bond together and where seeds of love are first sown. Baseball has been called America’s...

(Photo Courtesy of Thomas Bench)

The Utah Beekeeper’s Association is the Bee’s Knees

September 10, 2014

  The Utah Beekeeper’s Association is cross-pollinating business with sustainability by producing locally made honey from beehives located on the fourth floor of the Union building. Created by...

Baseball: Utes hope to pick up momentum against Bees

April 2, 2013

The worlds of professional and collegiate baseball will collide tonight in an exhibition matchup at Spring Mobile Ballpark. The Salt Lake Bees will host the Utes in the stadium they both call home. “We’re...