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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

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A Tug of War Battle: Former ASUU Officers on Their Terms

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer February 21, 2022

  Every year, a new administration takes over the helm of the ASUU student government and works to translate their campaign promises into governing policy with many of the priorities that students,...

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...

Protestors tape Justice for Lauren signs to the doors of the District Attorneys office in downtown Salt Lake City on Oct. 21, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Protesters Gather at the District Attorney’s Office to Demand Justice for Lauren McCluskey

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor October 22, 2020

    On Oct. 21, 2020, UnsafeU, a student-run organization unaffiliated with the University of Utah, organized a protest outside the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office after...

Julius Rowe Jr. and his mother Danielle Rowe at the Black Lives Matter Protest at the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City on June 4, 2020. He wanted to come and show his support and show that he is a little Black boy and he wants to have a future, Danielle Rowe said. (Ivana Martinez I Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU President Speaks at Utah Black Town Hall’s Discussion on Black Mental Health during COVID-19 and #BlackLivesMatter

By Megan McKellar, News Writer June 22, 2020

  On June 19, the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs held the annual State of Black Utah Town Hall. The theme this year was “Mind, Body & Spirit: Black Mental Health In the Midst...

ASUU and the Budget: What U Need To Know

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor May 13, 2020

  As a new year approaches, ASUU, the student government, will gather on May 12 and 14 to discuss the impending budget for the 2020-21 school year. This budget includes funding for student organizations,...

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

ASUU Changes Budget Requirement for Campus Events Board Over Zoom

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...

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)

Losing ASUU Presidential Tickets Plan for the 2020-21 Year

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief 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,...

Kum Ticket wins the ASUU presidential candidacy on Feb. 28, 2020 at University of Utah. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kum Ticket Wins ASUU Presidential Election While Many Legislative Seats Remain Unfilled

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2020

  The Kum Ticket — Ephraim Kum, Michelle Valdes and Ayana Amaechi — won the ASUU presidential elections over the Hardenbrook and Nasser tickets. The results were announced by Audrey Stegman,...

ASUU presidential campaign signs outside of the Union during the 2020 campaign season. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU Presidential Tickets Have Different Viewpoints on Funding Campaigns

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2020

  In campaigning for the ASUU presidency, the three remaining tickets can be reimbursed up to $2,000 for expenses on their campaign. Candidates use this budget for professional photography and...