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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The Daily Utah Chronicle

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Thousands Rally for Reproductive Rights at State Capitol

By Abhilasha Khatri and Carlene Coombs May 17, 2022

  On Saturday, May 14, thousands of people gathered at the Utah State Capitol in a nationwide effort to support reproductive rights. Planned Parenthood organized rallies throughout Utah and across...

A group of high school students participate in the Climate Strike at Washington Square Park in Salt Lake City on March 25, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

This Point in Time: Changing the Climate on a Deadline

By Jacob Freeman, News Writer May 7, 2022

  2021 was one of the seven warmest years on record, according to the United Nations. In the United States, carbon dioxide emissions have increased by 11% between 1980 and 2019, the Environmental...

Pro-choice demonstrators gather on the Utah State Capitols steps on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Protestors Gather in Downtown SLC in Response to Roe v. Wade Potentially Being Overturned

By Vanessa Hudson and Carlene Coombs May 4, 2022

  On the steps of the Utah State Capitol, a resounding chant of “hands off my body” could be heard. On May 3, more than a thousand people gathered to protest the potential overturn of Roe...

Protesters gather at the Utah State Capitol on Feb. 25, 2022. (Photo by Carlene Coombs | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Protesters Gather at State Capitol in Opposition of Legislation Impacting Transgender Youth

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor February 27, 2022

  A large group of protestors, many holding transgender and pride flags, gathered on Friday, Feb. 25, to protest two bills in the Utah State legislature that would impact transgender youth, H.B....

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...

Moira Turner speaks at climate protest held by Divest U at the Union Plaza on April 22, 2021. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘Fund Students, Not Big Oil’: Divest U Holds Protest on Earth Day

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 22, 2021

    On Earth Day 2021, Divest U, a student organization aimed at divesting the University of Utah’s endowment in fossil fuels, led a protest to demand the U fund students, not big...

Amanda Lee holds up poster. During the Trump Adminstration there was political rhethoric linking the COVID-19 virus to Asian Americans communities. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Joins National Day of Action Against Asian Hate

  On March 27, Salt Lake City joined 60 cities across the nation in hosting events for a national day of action to “end anti-Asian racism and China-bashing.”  The Utah Party for Socialism...

Protesters raise their signs in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 4, 2020. (Photo by Manasij Mukherjee | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Activism for Racial Equity Continues After a Summer of Protest

By Cate Quigley February 25, 2021

      During the summer of 2020, the United States saw some of the most violent and powerful protests for racial equity since the Civil Rights Movement in response to the murder...

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Promoters of Large Utah County Halloween Party are Raising Money to Pay Their Fines

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor February 21, 2021

  Utah event company The Tribe, who claims “The Protest on Halloween,” was not their doing, has been charged with nine misdemeanors and fined $60,000 for their contribution to a rise in positive...