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Protestors for reproductive justice gather at the Utah State Capitol building for the 2021 Womens March (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake Streets Filled with Calls for Reproductive Rights as Part of National March

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer October 3, 2021

  On the morning of Oct. 2, a thousand people gathered around Washington Square to protest the current abortion bans going on in Texas and around the nation. Across the country, more than 650 marches...

Andra Day as Billie Holiday in The United States vs. Billie Holiday. (Courtesy Hulu)

Opening Up the Oscars: ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor April 25, 2021

  One of the final contenders for the upcoming Academy Awards is “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” a Lee Daniels film following the life and career of jazz singer Billie Holiday. Based...

Legislative meeting at the Utah Capital building in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: How Utah Can Help the Disabled

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer March 15, 2021

  As the legislative session comes to a close, it’s important to reflect on the legislation we witnessed this session to determine policy goals for the next session, as well as recognize the...

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Reese: Why Shouldn’t Marijuana Dispensaries Be Able to Use Banks?

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer September 5, 2020

  Utahns legalized medical marijuana via ballot initiative in 2018. Less than two years later, the first medical marijuana dispensary opened and more locations are planned to open statewide. In...

Demonstrators raise their fists in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in front of the Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 4, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Joint Resolution 2 Passes Unanimously in the ASUU Assembly After Black Students at the U Share Personal Experiences with Racism on Campus

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer July 23, 2020

  On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the Associated Students of the University of Utah general assembly meeting heard Joint Resolution 2 in support of the Black Student Union at the U. After passing in...

Students, staff, family and friends attend a vigil on the steps of the Park Building for Lauren McCluskey. Chronicle archives.

ASUU Assembly Officially Denounces the U’s Response to Lauren McCluskey Lawsuit

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer September 26, 2019

The Associated Students of the University of Utah has officially responded to ongoing controversy surrounding a lawsuit from the family of Lauren McCluskey, who was murdered on campus in October 2018. The...

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Cosmetic Composition and Skincare Safety

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor September 19, 2019

  Every day, millions of individuals cake, bake and make up their faces to perfection with various cosmetic products. The personal decision to wear makeup can help people feel more confident,...

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‘If You Breathe in Utah, Then You Should Care About Clean Air’

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer August 20, 2019

  The clean air carbon tax initiative by the name “Clean the Darn Air” might appear on the ballot this upcoming year.   Spearheaded by professional economist Yoram Bauman and co-written by...

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ASUU Senate Passes Potential Smoke-Free Campus Bill

April 26, 2015

With only one opposing vote, the ASUU Senate passed joint resolution 14 that could make the U a smoke-free campus. Sponsored by Sen. Ryann Cooley and Rep. Kevin Shields, the bill calls for a task force...

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LDS Church Announces Support for Anti-Discrimination Bill

February 2, 2015

  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday its support for legislation that would provide statewide protection against housing and employment discrimination based on sexual...