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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

UnSafe U protesters gather at the Public Safety Building on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City to protest the actions of officers involved in the Lauren McCluskey case on Aug. 6, 2020. (Chronicle archives)

Letter: University Police Are Obsolete in Incidents of Racist Violence

By Ermiya Fanaeian December 23, 2021

  During the fall semester of 2021, multiple incidents occurred on our campus where Black students, and people who were not students, experienced racist attacks in ways that justifiably angered...

Police Officers assemble outside of The University of Utah in Salt Lake on October 7th, 2020. (Photo by Jake Stranzl | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Shooting to Incapacitate Should Not Be Controversial

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer November 12, 2021

  A new reformative policy is circulating police conversations — “shoot-to-incapacitate.” Shooting to incapacitate means to aim for the arms, legs or pelvic area to wound a person and...

Police Officers assemble outside of The University of Utah in Salt Lake on October 7th, 2020. (Photo by Jake Stranzl | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Weglinski: Utah Needs a Mental Health Crisis Intervention Council

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer February 6, 2021

  Utah has struggled with high rates of mental illness since long before the pandemic. Our state ranks fifth highest in the United States for suicide, and our rate of self-reported depression is...

Salt Lake City. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer July 16, 2019

  On Monday, July 15, Salt Lake City’s mayoral candidates gathered for a debate hosted by the Pioneer Park Coalition. Broadcast by KSL-TV and live-streamed on Facebook, the forum was moderated...