The Daily Utah Chronicle

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

Nene Maruta and Marissa Castillo, students at the U serving as Peer Health Educators for the U's Center for Student Wellness and members of the Violence Prevention Team planning events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which is the month of April. (Courtesy of Marissa Castillo )

By Amy Loret

March 30, 2019

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and University of Utah students can plan to engage with SAAM in several different ways thanks to initiatives planned by the U's SAAM Committee. Further information and a full list of events during SAAM is posted on the Center for Student Wellness...

Instagram Contest to Highlight “Humans of the U”

((Photo courtesy of Gaby Zumaeta) Pictured is Carlos Rivera, who was photographed as part of the

By Carolyn Webber

January 27, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   While the “Humans of New York” blog is building a sense of community in the big city, a “Humans of the U” Facebook page is doing the same on campus. Tyler McDaniel, a junior in mathematics and sociology, currently runs the page. It began as “Voices of Salt Lake...

Executive MBA Program Breaks Top 30

(Photo by Dane Goodwin)

October 22, 2014

  The U’s Executive MBA program has been ranked 30th nationally and 95th globally by the Financial Times. The David Eccles School of Business is the only school in Utah ranked on the Financial Times top 100 Executive MBA programs. The ranking is calculated using two scores. More than half of ...

U Students Weigh in on What it Means to Be a ‘Geek’

(Graphic by Grey Leman)

September 3, 2014

  Pull out those wide-rimmed glasses, pocket protectors and suspenders, because geek is in. Although historically viewed as a term referring to someone who lacks social prowess, the definition of geek is quickly changing. Geeks have always been well represented on popular television. With his suspenders...

No Recess or Nap Time – Welcome Back

August 24, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Summer is officially over, and whether you like it or not, school is back in session. U students spent their summers in various ways. Some took summer classes, others vacationed and many worked. Kiera Norton, an incoming freshman, spent her summer traveling through Europe before coming to the U...

Dedication to Education

(Dane Goodwin) A student passes the Mariott Library on the way to a summer class.

July 2, 2014

Austin Anderson wakes up at 5:50 a.m., goes running, eats a healthy breakfast, then jets off to class. As a sophomore in mechanical engineering, he feels summer classes at the U have helped him develop a healthier lifestyle. This summer he’s enrolled in a math class and “History of Rock and Roll...

Top bands to rock Grand Kerfuffle

Top bands to rock Grand Kerfuffle

April 16, 2013

Besides being fun to say, the Grand Kerfuffle has become a staple event at the U. The ASUU-organized concert falls right before Finals Week and offers summer-anxious students a short break from exams, essays and projects. In the past, this event has brought a wide range of talented musical acts, such...

Zachary Quinto to speak to U students

Zachary Quinto to speak to U students

April 4, 2013

Zachary Quinto might not be a familiar name, but his face and voice are unmistakable: calm, brown eyes underneath signature bushy brows and a chiseled mouth complete with dimples. It is a handsome, enigmatic face, but the characters associated with it, along with his alluring voice send shivers down th...

Former student went missing in Japan

By By Rachel Hanson, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2009

By Rachel Hanson, Editor in ChiefCraig Arnold, a former U student who went missing April 27 while hiking in Japan, is believed to have died after falling from a high cliff."The only relief in this news is that we do know exactly what befell Craig, and we can be fairly certain that it was very quick, a...

School of Music gears up for spring performances

By By John Collins, Red Pulse Writer

March 5, 2009

By John Collins, Red Pulse WriterThe School of Music has kept busy this winter and the result is a host of highly anticipated concerts in the coming weeks. Sunday at 7 p.m., the Libby Gardner Hall is welcoming the U's own accomplished pianist, Heather Conner.Conner's spotlight piano performance will f...