The Daily Utah Chronicle

Students and Staff Brave Unruly Classroom Temperatures Last Week

Students and Staff Brave Unruly Classroom Temperatures Last Week

By Delaney Sheppard

September 12, 2019

  On Monday, Sept. 2, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) sent out an announcement regarding the equipment failure of a chilled water plant on campus. This failure inhibited cooling capabilities across eleven buildings on campus, causing a spiral of issues for students, staff, and faculty. The...

President Watkins Publicly Addresses Student Concerns on Campus Safety

President Watkins Publicly Addresses Student Concerns on Campus Safety

By Delaney Sheppard

September 2, 2019

  Early last week, President Ruth Watkins conducted her monthly report to the University of Utah’s Academic Senate. Her address came shortly after the University Police Department announced the departure of their spokesman, Dan Metcalf, who will be leaving the department after only six months...

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

By Delaney Sheppard

August 29, 2019

  “The loss of Lauren McCluskey and Mackenzie Lueck were tragedies that I believe have permanently changed this campus and our commitment to safety. My thoughts, and the thoughts of our student body, are with their family, friends, and loved ones as they continue to mourn their deaths," said...

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

By Casey Overfield

August 22, 2019

  August marks the beginning of a new school year, new classes, new professors and new friends. More importantly, August also marks the beginning of a new athletic season, and four different University of Utah teams will make their 2019 season debuts in the next month. Football The Utah footbal...

‘If You Breathe in Utah, Then You Should Care About Clean Air’

‘If You Breathe in Utah, Then You Should Care About Clean Air’

By Delaney Sheppard

August 20, 2019

  The clean air carbon tax initiative by the name “Clean the Darn Air” might appear on the ballot this upcoming year.   Spearheaded by professional economist Yoram Bauman and co-written by two University of Utah professors and graduate students, the policy focuses on improving the air quality of the ...

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

By Delaney Sheppard

August 14, 2019

  Earlier this summer, the students of the Marriott Honors Community (MHC) experienced an upheaval. For the first time in seven years, students living in the MHC were relocated to other housing on campus, due to the predicted impact of construction that the South Campus Housing & Dining pr...

Gaming Corner: ‘Super Mario Maker 2’

Gaming Corner: ‘Super Mario Maker 2’

By Ray Gill

July 14, 2019

  Warning: This review may contain spoilers for "Super Mario Maker 2." "Super Mario Maker 2" has been a long anticipated game for many fans. It was finally released June 28 — four years after the first game⁠ — for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo has since put a lot of work into allowing...

Salt Lake Gaming Con — Small but Strong

Salt Lake Gaming Con — Small but Strong

By Ray Gill

July 2, 2019

  Walking into Salt Lake Gaming Con, one experiences the feeling of being lost. It's hard not to feel this way since the event was held in only one section of the Salt Palace. The biggest convention of the year, FanX, took up the rest of the venue, and it turns out there were three convention...

All Aboard — Free Train Rides in South Weber

All Aboard — Free Train Rides in South Weber

By Ray Gill

June 19, 2019

  Upon entering the Canyon Meadows Park in South Weber, there is a little railroad track along with railroad lights, signs and gates. There is a small playground, a baseball field and kids playing everywhere. The sound of train whistles in the distance signal where the main attraction is located ...

Gaming Corner: ‘My Big Sister’

Gaming Corner: ‘My Big Sister’

By Ray Gill

May 20, 2019

  Adventure-horror game "My Big Sister" features a young girl who tries to save her older sister after they are both abducted from their home. Stranga Games — a one-man independent game company — takes an "Alice in Wonderland"-esque approach to twist mature content and place it within an eight-bit world. ...

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