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Members of the Community Attend Burial of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal

Lucy Carbajal and her daughter Elsa Palacios mourn Bernardo Palacios at the Salt Lake City Cemetery on June 10, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor

June 11, 2020

After two weeks of protesting, there was silence as members of the community came together to mourn and lay to rest Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal at the Salt Lake City Cemetery on June 10, 2020. Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal died at age 22, after being fatally shot 20 times by Salt Lake City Police officers on May 23. ...

SLC Residents Voice Concerns to Council Regarding Proposed $84M Police Budget

(Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle) Salt Lake City police officers look at protesters gather at the Public Safety Building in Salt Lake City on Monday, June 1, 2020.

By Natalie Colby, Ivana Martinez, and Joseph Moss

June 3, 2020

  On June 2, the Salt Lake City Council allowed Salt Lake residents to state their thoughts and comments on the upcoming agenda. Comments were mostly directed towards the budget — which proposed an allocation of $84 million towards the Salt Lake City Police Department — the recent curfew, and prot...

Protests continue in Salt Lake City Highlighting Black Voices

(Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle) Demonstrators put their hands up chanting “hands up, don’t shoot” at SLCPD for the Black Lives Matter protest at the downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, June 1, 2020.

By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby

June 2, 2020

The people of Salt Lake City gathered again on June 1 to protest police brutality and the killings of black people across the country and in Utah. The protest was organized by the Party for Socialism and Liberation Salt Lake and started at the corner of Washington Square Park.  Protesters gat...

Love in the Time of Corona

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By Ivana Martinez and Natalie Colby

April 15, 2020

  “Everything about our mechanism of love and connection is based on proximity,” said Lisa Diamond, University of Utah professor and researcher of developmental psychology and health psychology. Diamond’s research focuses on sexual orientation development, sexual identity and bonding. “Love...

Christopherson: Utah Democrats Play a Critical Role in Moderating Conservative Leadership

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By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 25, 2019

As a resident of Salt Lake City and a student at the University of Utah, I’m constantly surrounded by people who share my liberal values — in school, at my job and even within my religious congregation. While canvassing for Ben McAdams last fall, it seemed everyone whose door I knocked was planning...

Days Before the Election, Mayoral Candidates Speak on LGBTQ Issues at Town Hall

The Mayoral Town Hall was hosted on Oct. 28 at The Hinckley Institute. ((Photo by Miacel Spotted Elk | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

October 30, 2019

On Monday evening at The Hinckley Institute, mayoral candidates Luz Escamilla and Erin Mendenhall spoke on issues pertaining to Salt Lake’s LGBTQ community, with only days left until the general election.  Hosted by The LGBT Resource Center and The Hinckley Institute, the event was moderated by...

Hinckley Institute Forums: Broadened Horizons, Transformative Experiences and Free Lunch

Ski mountaineer Caroline Gleich addresses students (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

October 25, 2019

The Hinckley Institute offers weekly forums for students, staff and community members to stay informed on current social issues and learn from interesting and successful public figures. A calendar of upcoming forums is here.   Pizza and Politics The Hinckley Institute holds approximately 100 a...

Grassroots and Individual Donors Work For Salt Lake’s Mayoral Candidates in Historic Runoff

People cast their votes during the Midterm Elections 2018 at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

September 6, 2019

In November, Salt Lake City will decide who will be elected mayor. In a historic race, Erin Mendenhall and Luz Escamilla are making clear their vision to serve the residents of the growing city. It’s a first for Salt Lake to hold a general election where two female candidates are in a runoff. While the ...

Edwards: For Those Frustrated with National Chaos, Local Politics is a Better Focus

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By Sheely Edwards, Opinion Editor

August 30, 2019

Last November, over 75% of all active, registered voters in Utah turned out to vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections. Tens of thousands of new voters were registered across the state, and hundreds of volunteers knocked on doors and made phone calls for the candidates they supported. The $11.4 million race between now-Congressma...

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