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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

Packed parking lot at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 (Photo by David Chenoweth | The Daily Utah Chronicle

Female Student’s Parking Ticket Appeal Denied Despite Expressing Safety Concerns

By Rachel Kloepfer, Investigative Writer May 31, 2022

  University of Utah student Samantha Simonich's rejected parking ticket appeal and subsequent safety concerns are a firsthand account of female-identifying students experiencing the inadequacy...

Evening on University of Utah campus, Thursday in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Audit Finds Delayed Crime Reporting at the U Negatively Impacts Campus Safety

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor May 10, 2022

  A state audit released in April found there were instances of delayed crime reporting to the University of Utah campus police that negatively impacted public safety. The audit also found that...

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Cushman: Campus Losses Fuel Our Headline Anxiety

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer May 6, 2022

  Headline anxiety is when sad or stressful stories in the news take a toll on an individual’s mental health. With the rise of the 24/7 news cycle and constant social media notifications, many...

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The 5 Pillars of the Wojciechowski Administration: What Has Been Built?

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer April 18, 2022

  As the spring 2022 semester comes to an end, so does the Wojciechowski Presidency. Noted historically as the University of Utah’s first-ever all-female ASUU administration, the Wojciechowski...

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Buening: Beware of Performative Activism

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor March 3, 2022

  I subscribe to the age-old saying that “actions speak louder than words.” However, as an avid reader, writer and aspiring political activist, I’ve always appreciated how words can impact...

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The Controversial Presidency of Taylor Randall

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer February 22, 2022

  In August 2021, Taylor Randall was elected president of the University of Utah, taking the place of Ruth Watkins. Randall is the former dean of the U's David Eccles School of Business, making...

Editorial: The Us Responses to Assault and Violence Shouldnt Be Reactionary

Editorial: The U’s Responses to Assault and Violence Shouldn’t Be Reactionary

By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board February 21, 2022

  On Jan. 26, 2022, the University of Utah notified students that on Sept. 2021, someone was assaulted at the Kappa Sigma fraternity house. And on Feb. 11, students were notified that 19-year-old...

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Lauren McCluskey Foundation Announces New Initiatives at Annual Memorial Walk

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer October 22, 2021

  On the third anniversary of the murder of University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey, the Lauren McCluskey Foundation launched five key initiatives towards changing campus culture surrounding...

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Hibben: Gabby Petito’s Murder Was Preventable, and All Too Familiar

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer October 13, 2021

  More than five weeks before Gabby Petito’s remains were found in Wyoming, Moab police stopped her and her missing fiancé Brian Laundrie after reports of a violent fight between them. Police...

Student-organizer Ermiya Fanaeian speaks at a protest against the funding of campus police which she organized in front of the Park building on the University of Utah campus on Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pink Pistols Call on New U President to Change Policing on Campus

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer August 27, 2021

  "No justice no peace, fuck the university police," chanted protesters on Aug. 26, outside new University of Utah President Taylor Randall's office at 201 Presidents Circle. Organized by Pink...