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Community Reflects on Overturned Mask Mandates and Limited COVID-19 Protocols at the U

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer February 27, 2022

  Since the start of the spring semester, the University of Utah has advocated for masking when indoors, or when queueing outdoors on campus. Previously, this was backed by the mask mandate set...

U student studying in 2021. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Students Discuss the Effectiveness of Online Classes

By Elizabeth Sietz February 24, 2021

    COVID-19 and its corresponding effects have had most students in online classes for almost a year now. The Census Bureau reported in Aug. 2020, "Nearly 93% of people in households with...

Signs in front of the Rice Eccles COVID-19 testing station at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Tom Denton | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Despite Statewide Plans, U Students On Campus Will be Tested Weekly for COVID-19

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor January 12, 2021

  As colleges across Utah prepare to bring students back to campus and begin classes for the spring semester, the Utah System of Higher Education’s commissioner decided on a new plan, released...

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Behind the Screen: The Effect of Online Instruction on Students and Faculty

September 17, 2020

  One of the things Professor Kimberley Mangun misses most since quarantining is her Zumba classes.  “I used to religiously take my exercise classes and that was something that I had on my...

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

Students Return to Campus, Adjust to New Way of College and Life

By Kyla Yetter August 30, 2020

  College is an experience, and the current pandemic has brought a new light to that statement. As the new year rolls in, it is becoming increasingly clear things are not going back to normal for...

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University of Utah Reduces Student Fees by $150, What U Need to Know

By Megan McKellar, News Writer August 18, 2020

  On Aug. 18, the University of Utah announced that it would be reducing student fees by $150 for the fall semester. Students typically pay an average of $624 in addition to regular tuition.   Mark...

(Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Zoomin’ into Online Classes: How U Professors Are Handling the Transition

By Kayleigh Silverstein , Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 15, 2020

With the University of Utah’s switch to online classes just beginning on Mar. 18, 2020, some students and professors are still figuring out how this all works. U professors were told about the official...

At the U, dance majors have had to adapt to online learning. (Courtesy Dissolve)

Dance Majors’ New Virtual Reality

By Gabrielle Klinge, Arts Writer April 10, 2020

  As the magnolia trees blossom and the birds chirp their friendly greetings, the world seems to be coming back to life. A cool breeze containing the hopeful tint of summer passes through campus....

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

The Chronicle Playlist: Study Jams for Working Remotely

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor April 3, 2020

  As classes move online and more people begin working from home, it may be difficult to find the motivation to start working or to focus for extended periods of time. The COVID-19 pandemic...

Students at the U and across the nation are struggling. It is important to take care of ourselves, remain calm, have compassion for others and do our part in slowing the spread of the virus. | Chronicle archives.

Moran: Even Under Stress, Students Should Slow the Impact of COVID-19

By Serena Moran March 28, 2020

  The last few weeks have left the world on edge. The coronavirus that was first identified in Wuhan, China has now swept over the globe. People are panicked and scared. As if we needed anything...