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The Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City, Utah on Feb. 15, 2023. (Photo by Andrea Oltra | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

House Bill to Promote ‘Viewpoint Diversity,’ Eliminate DEI Offices in Schools Jumps First Hurdle

By Libbey Hanson, News Writer January 17, 2024

  On Wednesday, Jan. 17, the Utah House Education Committee passed H.B. 261 — the Equal Opportunity Initiative bill prohibiting an institution of higher education, public education system and...

The John R. Park Building at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on June 29, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Guest Opinion: The Perils of Both-sides-ism

By Ermiya Fanaeian January 15, 2024

  In defense of the removal of Mecha de U of U from the Center for Equity and Student Belonging’s sponsored status, The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board wrote, “What [Mecha] doesn’t have...

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Queerness at the U: Experiences from the LGBTQ+ Community

By Caroline Krum, Investigative Writer January 1, 2024

  In the 2018-2019 academic year,  the University of Utah was ranked one of the top LGBTQ-friendly colleges in the US. The survey — conducted by Affordable Colleges Online — ranked the U second...

Workspace in the Black Cultural Center building located on the University of Utah Campus in Salt Lake City on March 27, 2023. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Importance of The Black Cultural Center

By Eliza Delgado, Assistant Arts Editor September 3, 2023

  The University of Utah is a school with many astonishing programs, clubs and organizations. But despite the variety in its majors and social scene, the U isn’t quite as diverse as it seems. The...

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Generation Next Works to Close Racial Gaps Post-Graduation

By Jamie Faux, News Writer August 29, 2023

  Generation Next — a program committed to helping Black students succeed post-graduation — will be launched this fall through the Black Cultural Center.  Meligha Garfield, director...

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Scholarships & Support Systems: A Closer Look at the U’s Outreach to Indigenous Students

By Marisa Angulo, Investigative Writer June 12, 2023

  According to the Postsecondary National Policy Institute, only 15.4% of American Indian or Alaska Native residents aged 25 or over had earned a bachelor’s degree in 2021, compared to the national...

A lab at the Crocker Science Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

Accessibility in STEM: Research, Courses and Student Organizations

By Abhilasha Khatri and Margot Reynolds April 16, 2023

  Disabled students at the University of Utah experience exclusion in many ways on campus, from automatic doors being out of working order for extended periods to long, roundabout detours around...

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