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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

The Water Conservation section at Red Butte Garden displays a variety of plants that thrive in Utahs dry climate on Friday, July 2, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cowley: Rip Out Your Lawns

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer February 5, 2022

  I have never lived in a place that didn’t experience some stage of drought. As a person living in a metro area, it’s hard to wrap my head around the damages of prolonged droughts, not only...

An overview of the Salt Lake Valley showing the a layer of pollution over the city. Image was taken near H-Rock in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 27, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cowley: Air Pollution is Not a New Cause of Death

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer January 28, 2022

  The first time I saw an inversion I just assumed it would dissipate as the day went on as fog does in my home state, but as the week went on it only seemed to get worse. The blanket of haze just...

Moira Turner speaks at climate protest held by Divest U at the Union Plaza on April 22, 2021. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘Fund Students, Not Big Oil’: Divest U Holds Protest on Earth Day

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 22, 2021

    On Earth Day 2021, Divest U, a student organization aimed at divesting the University of Utah’s endowment in fossil fuels, led a protest to demand the U fund students, not big...

Shireen Ghorbani, a candidate for SL County mayor. (Courtesy of Shireen Ghorbani)

Cushman: Shireen Ghorbani for Salt Lake County Council

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer October 28, 2020

  Shireen Ghorbani currently serves on the Salt Lake County Council as a member at large, representing every constituent in the county. Before taking on her role as a council member, Ghorbani ran...

Fighting Food Waste

Fighting Food Waste

By Bailey Shelden April 22, 2017

Food waste is not a new topic. Scientists have been looking into it for years and chances are you have seen food waste talked about on the news or in a documentary, yet the issue remains prevalent. The...