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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

A model room of the standard dormitory furniture. The old furniture is in the process of being replaced with newer furniture.

Live Q&A Addresses Student Concerns About Fall 2020 Housing, U Plans 2 Weeks of All Online Classes

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer July 28, 2020

  On Monday, July 27, Housing and Residential Education at the University of Utah held a live Q&A session to address concerns from those living on campus in Fall 2020. The Q&A began...

Madison Korous, left, a freshman in architecture, pets Mr. Happy as part of a visit by Therapy Animals of Utah at the social work building, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015.

The Freshman Experience at the U

By Natalie Colby and Kayleigh Silverstein May 4, 2020

  The University of Utah welcomes another incoming freshmen class in August 2020. Students will come from across Utah and the country to attend and have unique experiences at the university. No...

(Banner welcoming students living on campus to the University of Utah in Aug. 2014 | Chronicle archives)

Pandemic Pandemonium: Student Leaders at the U Lose Housing Contracts, Fight for Compensation, and then Lose It

By Kayleigh Silverstein , Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 18, 2020

The first email student leaders received from Housing and Residential Education told them they could keep their jobs and stay on campus amidst the pandemic. The next five, however, told a very different...

Downtown Salt Lake City. Opinion writer Sarah Mishmash says that even with high housing prices in Salt Lake, rent control is a temporary fix that would eventually land us in a worse place than we started. | Chronicle archives

Mismash: Rent Control Is A Short-Term Solution

By Sarah Mismash, Copy Chief February 11, 2020

  Utah State Representative Jennifer Dailey-Provost is sponsoring a bill that removes restrictions and allows Utah towns, cities and counties to promote rent controls. Previously, towns, cities...

Officers Circle houses. (Chronicle archives)

In Officers Circle, Students Form Unlikely Communities

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2019

Residing in 19th-century houses adjacent to the Peterson Heritage Center, students living in Officers Circle have a dorm experience unlike any other on campus. These students are grouped into Living Learning...

Sage Point Buildings in the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, UT on Monday August 27, 2018.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Flood at Sage Point Forces 160 U Students into Temporary Housing

By Miacel Spotted Elk and Elise Vandersteen Bailey October 2, 2019

Students have been temporarily moved out of Sage Point’s 812 building on campus at the University of Utah after a boiler room flooded on Monday evening, confirmed University spokesperson Annalisa Purser. According...

The Block U, an alternative to the drum and feather logo at the U. | Chronicle archive.

Appropriation or Appreciation? Social Justice Advocates Host ‘Utah Fan Am I’

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2019

The sixth annual “Utah Fan Am I” event was hosted by the Housing and Residential Office and Social Justice Advocates on Sept. 24 in the Peterson Heritage Center. It kicked off the six-part series put...

(Photo by The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Inequality in Residential Meal Plans

By Katelyn Collett March 25, 2019

  As any student who has stayed at the dorms on campus, you have more than likely experienced having a meal plan offered by the University of Utah. Most of the housing options on campus require...

The Us Master Land Use Plan, detailing housing and building plans for the future. Courtesy of HRE.

Construction on the U’s Newest Dorm Begins

By Kaylara Benfield November 9, 2018

  Back in 2008, the University of Utah released its campus master plans for the future.   The primary goal of the plan, in respect to student housing, is to create developments of single-student...

(Photo by Dane Goodwin)

Lassonde Looking for Student Housing Applications

March 30, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The entrepreneur program at the U may be young, but a new housing studio might bring nationwide recognition. FEATURE STORY: UTAH RESIDENTS AND U STUDENTS AIR TRANSPORTATION...