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Youth climate activist Aniya Butler (Courtesy Aniya Butler)

Youth Activist Aniya Butler Receives 2022 Award in the Environmental Humanities

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer April 15, 2022

  Aniya Butler, youth climate activist and poet from Oakland, CA, is the 2022 recipient of the Utah Award in the Environmental Humanities. The award is given out annually by the Environmental...

Jorge Rojas (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Looking to the Future while Remembering the Past: an Interview with Artist Jorge Rojas

By Evan K. Beesley, Arts Writer April 5, 2022

  Jorge Rojas is an alumnus of the University of Utah and an artist residing in Salt Lake City, whose prestigious career has led to his works being displayed in museums and galleries all across...

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How Deshaun Watson and the Cleveland Browns Exposed the Hypocrisy of the NFL

By Max Lepore, Sports Writer April 5, 2022

  On March 18, Deshaun Watson and the Cleveland Browns highlighted an already eventful NFL Season. The Houston Texans traded their three-time Pro-Bowl quarterback to the Cleveland Browns in exchange...

Black Lives Matter mural displayed at the City County buidling in downtown Salt Lake City on Nov. 24, 2021. (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle.

What Remains: Returning to the Protest Art Left in Salt Lake

By Drew Reynolds, Arts Writer March 3, 2022

  I often find myself roaming the streets of downtown Salt Lake City, trying to escape my stuffy apartment, but these are no longer the streets of my childhood, the ones I grew up on. They are...

Marriott Library Hosts Discussion and Exhibit on Local Activist Alberta Henry

Marriott Library Hosts Discussion and Exhibit on Local Activist Alberta Henry

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer January 19, 2022

  On Tuesday, Jan. 18, the J. Willard Marriott Library held an event on Facebook Live to discuss the legacy of prominent Utah activist, educator and civil rights leader Alberta Henry, who lived...

Latinx Celebration Month: Embracing Diverse Identities the Whole Year

Latinx Celebration Month: Embracing Diverse Identities the Whole Year

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer October 23, 2021

  The weeks from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, 2021 mark the annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, or, as it is recognized at the University of Utah, Latinx Celebration Month. The celebration...

Spending Fall Break Alternatively, Bennion Centers Alt Breaks Stay Local

Spending Fall Break Alternatively, Bennion Center’s Alt Breaks Stay Local

By Devin Oldroyd and Natalie Colby October 1, 2021

  Some students will be spending their fall break a little differently. They may be learning about the housing crisis, raising awareness for immigration or participating in environmental conservation...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: There’s a Right Way to Teach Critical Race Theory

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer September 1, 2021

  The controversy over whether or not to teach critical race theory in schools continues to circulate the news. The benefits of CRT far outweigh the costs. These concepts would teach invaluable...

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....

Edible Campus Gardens at the University of Utah. (Chronicle archives)

Environmental Humanities Program Hosts Writing Workshop and Author Talk Series

By Brooke Williams, News Writer April 17, 2021

  The University of Utah’s Environmental Humanities Program is hosting a new six-part writing workshop series this spring, focusing on the intersection of gardening, ecology and social justice. The...