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The Daily Utah Chronicle

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The Art of Recreation and Well-being

By Abbey Thomas, Sports Editor October 4, 2023

  Growing up, we all heard that getting outside and moving around is essential to having good health, and how it offers us long term benefits. The biological consequences of physical recreation...

A runner using the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in the Salt Lake City foothills on April 21, 2022. (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Explore Land, Snow and Water Through the U

By Jacob Freeman, News Writer July 15, 2022

  2.5 million Utahns participate in outdoor recreation each year, according to researchers from Utah State University. This interest in the outdoors is present in the University of Utah community...

(Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

National Parks and the U’s Campus: Respecting Native Land

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer November 3, 2021

  “We acknowledge that this land, which is named for the Ute Tribe, is the traditional and ancestral homeland of the Shoshone, Paiute, Goshute and Ute Tribes. The University of Utah...

Two hikers on a trail by Red Butte Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 13th, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Shadley: The U Should Facilitate More Outdoor Opportunities for Students

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer October 14, 2021

  Over the past year, we’ve jumped from a semester almost entirely online to a semester where we spend most days on campus. The former forced us to remain tethered to technology, blurring the...

Crimson Lagoon Lane Line April 22 2021 (Photo by Hailey Danielson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Swimming is a Privilege

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer April 25, 2021

  As summer approaches, I grow more excited to spend days at the pool. My fondest childhood memories were at the pool—there was a point in my life where I would call the pool my second home....

Arches National Park near Moab, Utah. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronical)

Barron: Stay Home from National Parks this Summer

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer June 3, 2020

  During winter break, my family and I planned a trip to Yosemite for late July. We booked an Airbnb, discussed how to split up the drive and I set a reminder in my calendar to apply for a hiking...

Zions National Park in Springdale. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Starr: Distant outdoor adventures can wait

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer April 22, 2020

  In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, government officials have pushed to close national parks and place increasing limitations on public land. While some may see these actions as too...


Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer July 19, 2019

  If you count yourself among the most dedicated of outdoor enthusiasts, you may likely resonate with the words of famed poet and ecologist Henry David Thoreau: "I went to the woods because I...