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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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Bringhurst: The Hungry Student Is More than a Stereotype

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer October 29, 2021

  Since the first day of the semester, the University of Utah’s Feed U Pantry has welcomed almost two hundred hungry new clients. On a larger scale, millions of people around the world...

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Shadley: The Child Tax Credit Taught Us That We Need a Basic Income

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer September 7, 2021

  When United States President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the Child Tax Credit temporarily increased from an annual credit of $2,000 per child to $3,600 and $3,000 for...

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Barron: The Failure to Grow Community Support for the Wasatch Gardens

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer January 14, 2020

While only 33% of Utah is considered to be desert, the state is home to about 50 USDA-labeled “food deserts.” In a food desert, low-income residents have limited access to fresh and nutritious food...

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Hungry for Change: Solving Food Insecurity and Waste at the U

By Barbara Pace, News Writer October 23, 2019

  In 2018, 11.1% of U.S. households were categorized as food insecure, according to the USDA. What is food insecurity? Simply put, food insecurity means inadequate food for healthy, active living....

The University of Utah Alumni Association is hosting a food drive throughout the month of November.

Alumni Association Works to Give Local Families Holiday Meals

By Steven Morgan November 26, 2017

Every year the University of Utah’s Alumni Association puts on a food drive throughout the month of November, during which members and its community partners go door-to-door, stand outside allied supermarkets...

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Hunger Banquet Raises Awareness of Food Insecurity in Utah

November 19, 2014

  A meager meal was had by all at the 14th annual University of Utah Hunger Banquet. Hosted by the Bennion Center’s University Service Coalition on Tuesday, the event brought speakers and organizations...