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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

President Randall being formally inaugurated at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City on March 23, 2022. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Taylor Randall Inaugurated as the University of Utah’s 17th President

By Stephanie Hong, News Writer March 25, 2022

  On March 23, at 4:30 p.m. MDT, the inauguration ceremony of the 17th President of the University of Utah, Taylor R. Randall, was held at Kingsbury Hall in President's Circle. About 800 people...

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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...

A portrait of Taylor Randall on the David Eccles School of Business website.

Taylor R. Randall Named Next President of the U

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer August 5, 2021

  On Aug. 5, 2021 — eight months after former President Ruth Watkins announced her intended resignation from her position — the Utah System of Higher Education announced the University of Utah’s...

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Alexander: How Dare the American People Steal This Election From Trump?

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer November 21, 2020

  According to every reputable and trustworthy news source, this November's hotly contested presidential election had a clear winner. They say it was Joe Biden, but according to our president,...

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Cushman: We Need to Change Utah’s Presidential Election System

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer November 10, 2020

  With most ballots counted already, it looks like Donald Trump has won around 58% of the popular vote in Utah and Joe Biden will receive around 37%. As final ballots are counted, those numbers...

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Cushman: The VP Debate Exposed American Voters’ Flawed Focus

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer October 11, 2020

  Kamala Harris and Mike Pence kept a strong focus on their running mates during this week’s vice-presidential debate. This choice was not unique — vice presidential candidates often spend...

The vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020 at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle.)

Barron: Vote for Economic Recovery, Vote Biden-Harris

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer October 9, 2020

  No one was surprised that the economy was one of the nine topics selected for discussion during Wednesday's Vice Presidential Debate. With 12.6 million Americans currently unemployed and future...

Advertisement for the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate on the Student Union at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on September 28th 2020. (Photo by Camille Rousculp | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Poma: How to Navigate Today’s VP Debate

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor October 7, 2020

  For those who haven’t heard, the vice presidential debate will be held at Kingsbury Hall today, Oct. 7. Students at the U and Utahns alike have a chance to be more civically involved in this...

Advertisement for the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate on the Student Union at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on September 28th 2020. (Photo by Camille Rousculp | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Poma: Fellow Undecided Voters, We Need to Make a Decision

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor October 6, 2020

  With all of the challenges we’re facing in 2020, our vote has never mattered more. Yet around half of eligible Americans don’t cast a ballot during election season, and the rate is even lower...

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How the Vice Presidential Candidates and Debate Will Affect the Election and U students

By Kayleigh Silverstein and Natalie Colby August 14, 2020

  On Oct. 7, the University of Utah will be hosting the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate at Kingsbury Hall, the first-ever national debate to be held in Utah. The debate will feature current Vice...