The Daily Utah Chronicle

Technology & How It Has Changed Sports

Technology & How It Has Changed Sports

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

  Technology is becoming a big part of sports games and how rulings are made. The impact that technology has had on sports is immense but as much as it’s helping, could it also be hurting?  We do it all the time when watching a game — we see a ball barely pass the end zone when their ...

‘Save Yourselves!’ Satirizes Tech and Relationships with Heart

‘Save Yourselves!’ Satirizes Tech and Relationships with Heart

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

February 1, 2020

  Warning: This article contains mild spoilers of "Save Yourselves!" We all know the stereotype of the tech-addicted young adult. Along with it comes the belief that such people run oblivious to real-world issues. "Maybe you would know what's going on if you put your phone down," a critic...

LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

May 10, 2019

  From gaming enthusiasts, anime geeks and comic book lovers to other branches within nerd culture, thousands come to mingle at the LVL UP EXPO (pronounced 'level up expo') convention. This three-day event offered far more to do and see this year than that of any other convention like it so far...

In the ‘E-Co-System’ Exhibition, Arts and Technology Students Deserved a Bigger Platform

In the ‘E-Co-System’ Exhibition, Arts and Technology Students Deserved a Bigger Platform

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

April 26, 2019

  Coincidentally related to Earth Day this month, the students of the University of Utah’s Arts and Technology Interdisciplinary Capstone course, taught by Martin Novak, held their final semester projects at the E-Co-System exhibition on April 17 at the Marriott Library. These projects consi...

U Law Professor Erika George Promoted to Director of the Tanner Humanities Center

U Law Professor Erika George Promoted to Director of the Tanner Humanities Center

By Nicholas Rush

April 4, 2019

  Erika George, former Interim Director of the Tanner Center for Human Rights, has been appointed to the Director of the Tanner Humanities Center, succeeding Dr. Robert Goldberg, who served for thirteen years as director. Stuart Culver, Dean of the College of Humanities looks forward to the new chapte...

New Hydroponic Gardens Sprouting at the U

New Hydroponic Gardens Sprouting at the U

By Nicholas Rush

March 31, 2019

  The Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund here at the U, which was set up for faculty and students alike to “propose projects that enhance the sustainability of our campus and community,” has granted thousands of dollars towards a project proposed by the U's Hydroponics Club which plans to...

Sonnenberg: Put Your Phone Down

Sonnenberg: Put Your Phone Down

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

November 11, 2018

  I check my cell phone obsessively. Emails from work and internships pile up if I’m not diligent in my responses, and my family grows concerned about me if I don’t answer their messages quickly enough. I don’t know how I would keep up with my schoolwork if I couldn’t check my Canvas...

Barber: New Dating App “The League” Could Be Improved

By Shaelyn Barber

April 25, 2018

Dating apps are both the bane of my existence and the only way I can get a date in this day and age. I am not ashamed to say I have done a fair amount of dabbling on Tinder and, like many people, I have been less than impressed. Between mediocre coffee dates and poorly-worded requests for nudes, I have foun...

H2H: Is the Internet Helpful or Harmful?

H2H: Is the Internet Helpful or Harmful?

By Brook Williams and Natalie Parkin

September 26, 2017

Social Media Lacks Reality Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, you name it: People have completely syringed these media outlets into their daily lives. We are, as a global population, constant consumers of information, whether it be useful or completely irrelevant. What does this say about the way ...

Will Artificial Intelligence Be the Last Human Invention?

Will Artificial Intelligence Be the Last Human Invention?

By Connor Richards

September 5, 2017

In Plato’s “Phaedrus,” Socrates tells the legend of King Thamus who is given the gift of writing from Theuth, the Egyptian god of knowledge. Writing, Theuth persuades, will act as a mass remedy for memory loss, allowing information to be more easily remembered and stored. No longer will people...

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