The Daily Utah Chronicle

Get Your Vitamin D Hiking in Utah this Summer

Get Your Vitamin D Hiking in Utah this Summer

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

May 19, 2019

  Pleasant Salt Lake City weather is giving everybody the motivation needed to search for outdoor activities. It's lucky we have within our reach several moderate, yet fulfilling, hikes and walking trails. So on the few days that you have off of work and your dreaded summer semester classes, be sur...

“Isle of Dogs” is Another Wes Anderson Masterpiece

“Isle of Dogs” is Another Wes Anderson Masterpiece

By Marshall Falkner

August 11, 2018

He did it again folks. Wes Anderson has made another near perfect movie. From the director of “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Moonrise Kingdom” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” comes a new heartwarming movie that oozes Anderson’s signature style. “Isle of Dogs” was released on April 13, 2018, ...

Get Happy with Yappy Hour

Get Happy with Yappy Hour

By Marshall Falkner

July 18, 2018

If you think the farmers market doesn’t have enough dogs, boy do I have the festival for you. “Yappy Hour” is a new event hosted by the city to promote dog adoption. Rescue Rovers, a volunteer-run non-profit working tirelessly to give all rescues a home, is supplying all of the adoptable pups. I...

Dogs Help Students Relax Before Finals

Dogs Help Students Relax Before Finals

April 26, 2015

With a wag of his tail, Mr. Parker welcomed students in the social work building to “Pause for Paws.” Mr. Parker is a Shetland Sheepdog from Therapy Animals of Utah, an organization that brings trained animals to airports, hospitals and universities as a way to lower stress levels. The College...

Dogs Help Students Forget Finals Stress

Dogs Help Students Forget Finals Stress

December 9, 2014

  The College of Social Work and the Marriott Library will be parading dogs around study areas Tuesday through Thursday this week for stressed-out students to pet. Jennifer Nozawa, spokesperson for the College of Social Work, said this finals week event has been around for two years to help students relax. The do...

Furry Friends and Fresh Produce at the U’s Farmers Market

Furry Friends and Fresh Produce at the U’s Farmers Market

September 25, 2014

Every Thursday in front of the Student Service Building, the U hosts a farmers market where students, staff and professors can stock up on locally grown fruits and vegetables and buy hand-stitched bracelets and clothing. The farmers market has a theme each week. Yesterday’s was “Happy Pets, Healthy People,” which allowed ...

Professor examines genius of dog, human interaction

Professor examines genius of dog, human interaction

April 12, 2013

Audiences at The City Library on Thursday night got a taste of what it’s like to be a dog. The fourth and final lecture in the Science of Being Human lecture series presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah examined humanity from a non-human perspective. Brian Hare, an author and associate profes...

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