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Portrait of Sabah Sial as The University of Utahs first Rhodes Scholar in 20 years. (Photo courtesy Sabah Sial)

‘Leader and Humanitarian’ Sabah Sial Named U’s First Rhodes Scholar in 20 Years

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer March 22, 2022

  In 2021, University of Utah student Sabah Sial became the first person to receive the Rhodes Scholarship from the U in 20 years — she is one of 32 recipients. The Rhodes Scholarship, created...

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Linnabary: The Case for The Family Security Act

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer October 3, 2021

  The American family is in crisis. One of America's most robust social institutions has started fading away. Marriage rates steadily decline, and the phrase “broken family” — referring to...

Emilia Jones in CODA (screencap courtesy of Apple+ TV)

The Beat of ‘CODA’ is Familiar, but it has a Heart of its Own

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer September 3, 2021

  The template for director Sian Heder's film "CODA" is resoundingly familiar. After all, "CODA" is a coming-of-age tale about a small-town girl with big dreams and untapped talent, a family skeptical...

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Mitchell Jensen: U Professor and ASL Interpreter

By Kelsey Earl, News Writer July 29, 2021

  Professor Mitchell Jensen has been teaching at the University of Utah since 1991 and has been teaching American Sign Language since 1980.  Jensen was headed on a different path when a friend...

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gives a speech on the state of the Republican nomination for president at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Thursday, March, 3, 2016. (Tara Lincoln, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart & Shadley: Reducing Child Poverty with Romney’s Family Security Act

By Sydney Kincart and Will Shadley March 18, 2021

  Despite poverty in America steadily decreasing over the past five years, poverty among children was still as high as 18.7% before the pandemic. Prohibitively expensive child care forces parents...

Ogden, Utah. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Ogden’s Kambere Family Surprised with Makeover Dream Home

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor March 17, 2020

  There’s a reason that "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" is airing its 10th season on a new network after its cancellation. You can’t help but fall in love with the stories it shines a light...

The Sigma Chi house decorated for homecoming week, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Tara Lincoln, Daily Utah Chronicle.

‘Sko Utes: Homecoming Week Is the Time to Show Your School Spirit

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor September 26, 2019

Homecoming is one of the biggest college cultural events across the nation —  one week where the football team, spirit squad, massive student section and passionate alumni gather not only in support...

Photographing the book Mamas Boy by Dustin Lance Black in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor June 11, 2019

  To preface this review, I have to tell you that memoirs are a leap from my regular reading tastes. As someone who is consistently bored by nonfiction and a serial enthusiast of all things fiction,...

Chase Hansen gets pumped up right before a play as Utah Utes Football takes on Stanford Cardinals at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday, October7, 2017. 

(Photo by Curtis Lin | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Family on the Field: Utah Football Team Bonded by Their Mutual Beliefs

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer April 10, 2019

  When you think of University of Utah football, you think of family. Throughout the 126-year history of the Utah football program, family has always been a major aspect of how things run. There...

University of Utah sophomore running back Devontae Henry-Cole (7) evades University of Colorado junior defensive back Evan Worthington (6) in an NCAA Football game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Brothers On and Off the Field: How Faith and Friendship Go Hand in Hand

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor April 5, 2019

  Since he began attending the University of Utah, Devonta’e Henry-Cole knew that he wanted to be involved in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Coming to Utah from Boca Raton,...