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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

Demonstrators march up the steps of the Utah State Capitol in protest of the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade in Salt Lake City on May 5, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cowley: I Feel Powerless

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer May 24, 2022

  The last couple of years have been incredibly taxing. Time and time again, I feel as if our government makes decisions that benefit only a select few. COVID-19 continues to spread and has mutated...

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Queer Tragedy: ‘Happy Never Afters’ in Film Media

By Avery Greig, Arts Editor February 26, 2022

  Although queer representation in film media has been on the rise in recent years, one truth appears to remain static: queer people can not catch a break. From untimely deaths and so-close-yet-so-far...

The block U on campus on Feb. 2, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Three Finalists Selected in Search for New U President

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer August 3, 2021

  On July 21, the University of Utah Presidential Search Committee announced the top three finalists in its search for a new President to replace Ruth Watkins, who resigned in April 2021. The three...

Usnavi (Anthony Ramos) looks through his bodegas window to watch Washington Heights residents dancing in the street.(Courtesy HBO Max)

‘In the Heights’ Shines Cinematically, Speaks to Representation in Hollywood

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer June 14, 2021

  A cinematic celebration of Washington Heights and Latin and Hispanic culture, the new movie “In the Heights” is an experience you do not want to miss. This film was directed by Jon M. Chu,...

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Why We Need More Positive Disability Representation in Media

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer May 7, 2021

  The media that we consume — TV, books, music, painting, photography and more — is a vital part of how we communicate ideas and express ourselves to others. Naturally, people are often drawn...

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32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees Announced

By Heather Graham and Parker Dunn February 11, 2021

  Impactful projects centering on LGBTQ people of color, women, and transgender issues lead the 2021 GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Award nominations, recognizing diversity,...

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Starr: Utah Should Replace Rob Bishop with Darren Parry

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer March 17, 2020

Congressman Rob Bishop has represented Utah’s 1st Congressional District (CD-1) since 2003, and there is not much to praise from his tenure — especially in the eyes of environmentalists or anyone who...

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Pop Cultured: Scrutinizing Disability in the Horror Genre

By Abigail Bowe , Arts Writer February 25, 2020

  Without a doubt, one of my favorite fiction genres has to be horror — I just can't get enough of the mystery, twists, balancing between the cursed and sublime and, most especially, the monsters...

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Cushman: Participate in Elections to Cause Real Change

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer December 3, 2019

The debate over voter suppression heats up every election cycle as many Americans still feel that their voices are being intentionally excluded from the political conversation. Voter suppression comes...

The current executive Branch of ASUU. (Photo by Nate Leishman | Courtesy ASUU)

How Does ASUU Reflect the Demographics at the U?

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2019

The University of Utah reported a total of 32,994 students in the 2018-19 school year, with a breakdown of 15,508 men and 17,486 women. The majority of undergraduates identified as non-Hispanic white....