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Barron: Holding U Accountable

University of Utah Police Cars, Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday,Sept.19, 2017 (Photo by Ben Mccleery/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

May 26, 2020

  For the past 18 months, I have been angry with the Watkins' administration and the campus police, but on the morning of May 17, I reached a new level of irate. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that prior to Lauren McCluskey's murder, Officer Miguel Deras, a University of Utah Campus Police Of...

The U Hosts Online Research Symposium

Students present undergraduate research at the Utah State Capitol in 2017 | Daily Utah Chronicle

By Kayleigh Silverstein, News Writer

May 20, 2020

  The University of Utah hosts an annual Undergraduate Research Symposium typically in the A. Ray Olpin Union Ballroom, where students can display their research and creative work from the year. The in-person symposium typically has around 300-500 students who attend, this year's virtual sym...

Serving Students through the New Basic Needs Center

Serving Students through the New Basic Needs Center

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

November 5, 2019

  The University of Utah has been taking strides towards opening the Basic Needs Center in the coming spring semester to provide a centralized resource center for all students' needs. One issue that inspired the BNC’s creation was the high rate of student homelessness on campus. Associate...

After a Vaping-Related Death, Utah Considers Health Concerns of E-Cigarettes

Smoke-free campus advertising campaign signs at the Union when the policy was first unveiled. Chronicle archives.

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

October 27, 2019

As the use of electronic cigarettes is on the rise, health concerns are too. In the week of Oct. 9, Utah confirmed its first vaping related death. University of Utah physicians and researchers continue to work to better understand the biology of vaping-related illnesses while U officials work to address...

Mandatory Academic Advising for U Freshmen Brings Mixed Reactions

The Student Services Building on the University of Utah Campus, where many advising appointments are held. Chronicle archives.

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

October 24, 2019

As the fall semester of 2019 gets into full swing, the freshmen around campus are signing up for and attending their mandatory advising appointment. This advising meeting must be done before the first years can register for spring semester classes and is meant to serve as a checkpoint in their first semester and a follow up after orientation....

In Officers Circle, Students Form Unlikely Communities

Officer's Circle houses. Chronicle archives.

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

October 17, 2019

Residing in 19th-century houses adjacent to the Peterson Heritage Center, students living in Officers Circle have a dorm experience unlike any other on campus. These students are grouped into Living Learning Communities and live together based on shared interests, majors, and passions. Students who...

It’s On Us Celebrates 5 Years of Advocacy


By Natalie Colby, News Editor

October 14, 2019

As one of the first flagship programs of It's On Us, a national movement created by President Obama and the White House Council on Women and Girls, the Utah chapter is celebrating their fifth year on campus. The mission and pledge of the sexual assault prevention organization is to create a culture o...

Union’s New Game Fuel Lounge Caters to the Gaming Community

Students playing in the new gaming lounge. Courtesy of the Union.

By Natalie Colby, News Editor

October 9, 2019

The new Pepsi Game Fuel lounge, located on the first floor of the A. Ray Olpin Union, was revealed with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. Renovations on the Crimson Commons included new leather lounge chairs, TVs, gaming systems — such as Xboxes, PlayStations and vintage-style arcade games ...

The Past and Future of the LGBT Resource Center

The Utah Pride Festival parade included a group from the University of Utah to represent the LGBT.

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

October 1, 2019

  The LGBT Resource Center has been an ally and resource for the LGBTQ+ population of the University of Utah since 2002. In Feb. 2019, the resource center appointed new director, Dr. Clare Lemke. Dr. Lemke received her doctorate degree in American culture studies from Bowling State University. Pr...

Salt Lake City to Become Innovative Zone Alongside New York City

Salt Lake City. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

September 28, 2019

On Sept. 18, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission released a statement revealing their two new Innovation Zones: Salt Lake City and New York City will be participating in research surrounding 5G networks. More specifically, the University of Utah and Rice University will be participating in re...

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