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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

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Mendenhall: Replace Fast Fashion with More Ethical Alternatives

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer May 13, 2022

  The term “fast fashion” has gained lots of traction in the last few years, but what does it actually mean? Fast fashion consists of fairly cheap “trendy” clothing items that move into...

Salt Lake Citys Urban Flea Market

Salt Lake City’s Urban Flea Market

By India Bown, Arts Writer February 20, 2022

  The Urban Flea Market brings on the best combination of sustainable shopping and style, making it the perfect meeting ground for young fashion gurus in Salt Lake City. Sustainable Fashion in...

The droughts effect on campus with view towards the Marriott Library on July, 24 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bringhurst: Utah Legislature Ignores Climate Change Amid Ongoing Drought

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer February 5, 2022

  Utahns have grown increasingly aware of the disastrous implications of the state’s ongoing drought, including the looming threat to the Great Salt Lake. But concerns are largely met with inaction...

Big Cottonwood Canyon offers a tremendous route for snowmobiles and winter hiking. Photographed on Dec. 29, 2017 (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Climate Change, Melting Snow and the Future of Utah Winters

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer January 8, 2022

  Around the globe, those who live in cold climates rely on snow for transportation, recreation and more. However, as the snowpack shrinks due to global warming, the future of snow sports looks...

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Bringhurst: Choose Patience Over Prime

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer December 23, 2021

  In today’s fast-paced world, we often forget the virtue of patience. We expect overnight shipping, fast food, binge-watchable TV and ripe produce in the middle of winter. The average attention...

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U Graphic Design Students Challenge Fast Fashion Industry With Worn Again Clothing Swap

By Allison Stuart, News Writer December 21, 2021

  The Worn Again Clothing Swap was held on Dec. 8 in the Gould Auditorium at the University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library. This event was part of a sustainable design practice class, as...

A student biker biking across campus at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 5, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bringhurst: Switch Gears to Biking

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer December 10, 2021

  The University of Utah is a designated Gold Bicycle Friendly University. Students take part in the annual UBike Week, which encourages and incentivizes biking on campus. Biking is popular, so...

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Art and Recycling: How Local Art Institutions Make Do and Reuse

By Avery Greig, Arts Editor November 4, 2021

  Climate change is a looming issue that has been at the forefront of environmental discussion for many decades now. Sustainably efforts are ever-expanding and the dialogue around how...

U student Kristin Thompson poses for photograph. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: Masks Are Saving Lives but Killing the Environment

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor November 4, 2021

  I know you don’t want to, but we’ve got to talk about masks. Much to everyone’s dismay, the COVID-19 pandemic is not going away anytime soon. This is especially true in Utah where case...

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Smog and the City: The Worsening Air Pollution in SLC

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer November 2, 2021

  On Aug. 6, Salt Lake City recorded the worst air quality in the world according to IQAir, a Swiss-based air quality technology company. The very next week, Salt Lake topped the list again,...