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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

Protesters gather at Guardsman Way to demand justice for victims of police brutality in Salt Lake City on June 6, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: Defund, Not Abolish, the UUPD

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer June 15, 2020

  Following nationwide calls to defund the police and reallocate resources to invest in community services, UnsafeU, a student safety organization that has championed police reform at the U, has...

Students, staff, family and friends attend a vigil on the steps of the Park Building for Lauren McCluskey who was tragically killed on campus at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students Outraged at Mishandling of Explicit Photos in the Lauren McCluskey Case

By Megan McKellar, News Writer May 26, 2020

  On May 17, the Salt Lake Tribune published an article which described how Miguel Deras, a former University of Utah police officer assigned to Lauren McCluskey’s case, saved explicit images...

University of Utah Police Cars, Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday,Sept.19, 2017 (Photo by Ben Mccleery/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: Holding U Accountable

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer May 26, 2020

  For the past 18 months, I have been angry with the Watkins' administration and the campus police, but on the morning of May 17, I reached a new level of irate. The Salt Lake Tribune reported...

University of Utah student ….. from the Hardenbrook Ticket platform speaks on tuition fee issues during the ASUU Presidential Debate hosted by the Daily Utah Chronicle at the Union Theatre at the University of Utah campus on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 (Photo by Abu Asib | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: A Vote for Hardenbrook is a Vote for Campus Safety

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer February 24, 2020

  The views expressed in this article are only those of the author and do not represent the views of The Daily Utah Chronicle as a whole. At the ASUU Presidential debate, three student audience...

A broken down Glock 19.
(Photo by: Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle).

Barron: Proposed Gun Reform Bills Promote Accountability and Must Be Passed

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer February 7, 2020

  There were 33 mass shootings in 2019, nine of which occurred in public places. Just a few weeks into the new year, a Grantsville teen shot and killed his mother and three siblings in one of the...

Students, staff, family and friends attend a vigil on the steps of the Park Building for Lauren McCluskey who was tragically killed on campus at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Scott: The U Is Losing Its Opportunity to Repair Its Relationship With Students

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer February 6, 2020

  Like many senior students within sprinting distance of graduation, my final semesters have been cobbled together with whatever classes remain between me and my degree. It can be challenging to...

(Illustration by Izzy Schlegel | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Students Continue to Plea for Safety Measures after Brophy’s $6,000 Retirement Party

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2020

  Dale Brophy, former police chief of the University of Utah Police Department, retired in October 2019 after four years of service to the department and 25 years overall in law enforcement. The...

Students, staff, family and friends attend a vigil on the steps of the Park Building for Lauren McCluskey, who was tragically killed on campus at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Utah Fails to Properly Address Sexual Violence

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer December 29, 2019

  Following the on-campus death of Lauren McCluskey just over a year ago, there has been an ongoing discussion about making the University of Utah campus safer. Proposed solutions include a new...

The University of Utahs Track and Field team during the Womens 4x400 Meter Relay in an NCAA Track and Field meet at the McCarthey Family Track and Field Complex in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday April 13, 2019. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Track and Field to Open Season This Friday

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer December 6, 2019

The University of Utah track team is looking forward to its first meet of the season this Friday and Saturday, where they will head north to Ogden for the Weber State Winter Open. Head Coach Kyle Kepler...

Artist Brooke Martin (Photo by Camille Rousculp | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Artist of the Week: Brooke Martin

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer December 4, 2019

  Brooke Martin is an athlete with the University of Utah track team. Known for her athleticism and commitment to her sport and team, Martin is well respected — but she has another life. She...