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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

People march through the streets of downtown Salt Lake City celebrating Juneteenth on June 19, 2021. (Photo by Natalie Colby | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Federal and State Recognition of Juneteenth is a ‘Breath of fresh air’

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer June 13, 2022

  Over 150 years after enslaved African Americans were told of their freedom in Galveston, Texas, Utah officially recognized Juneteenth National Freedom Day as a state holiday. This came about...

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history as the first Black woman to be appointed to the Surpreme Court on April 19, 2022

U Community Reacts to Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer May 30, 2022

  The United States Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on April 7. Jackson made history as the first Black woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court. Jasmin Clardy,...

The Black Cultural Center at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Saturday March 24, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: The U Does Not Care About Black Students, Staff and Policy

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer May 4, 2022

  In January 2022, the University of Utah’s Black Cultural Center received a bomb threat that left many members of our campus’s Black community feeling unsafe. Instead of notifying students immediately,...

Chapel Glen at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 3, 2021 (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Responds to Racially Motivated Hate Crime Outside Residence Hall

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer December 9, 2021

  On Nov. 23, University of Utah students were informed about a racist incident that occurred on campus this past September. The incident took place at a residence hall, where two students shouted...

Conference center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in downtown Salt Lake City, photographed on Aug. 28, 2020. (The Daily Utah Chronicle | Gwen Christopherson)

Poma: LDS Members Must Do More to Fight Racism

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor September 22, 2020

  Conversations surrounding racism and the 2020 election have prompted many institutions, including the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to reevaluate their stances and actions against...

In the Sept. 3 ASUU meeting across the middle row, from left
to write, Senators Jess WOJCIECHOWSKI, Seodam Kwak and Tiffany Chan
listen to Chair Matthew Irwin in the bottom right corner. The meeting
took place via Microsoft Teams.

ASUU Articles of Impeachment Fail in Senate for Senator Kwak

By Alexis Perno, News Writer September 4, 2020

    In a five hour meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, the three charges of impeachment for Senator Seodom Kwak brought by Senators Jessica Wojciechowski and Tiffany Chan did not reach enough votes...

Assembly discusses vote of no confidence. Photo courtesy Natalie colby

Impeachment Process begins for ASUU Senator

By Alexis Perno, News Writer August 30, 2020

  After the July 16 Associated Students of the University of Utah Senate meeting which discussed Joint Resolution 2: A Resolution in Support of the Black Student Union at the University of Utah...

University of Utah Black Student Union Members attend Love the Skin Youre In on Thursday Feb. 14 2019. (Photo by Amy Loret)

U’s Black Student Union Helping Students Love the Skin They’re In

By Amy Loret February 15, 2019

  This past Thursday, Feb. 14, the University of Utah Black Student Union held their fourth event of February to celebrate Black History Month. The event, “Love the Skin You’re In” took place...