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Celebrating Halloween During COVID-19: Events and Safety

By Allison Stuart, News Writer October 26, 2021

  Halloween is approaching and with that comes dressing up, parties, treats and spending time with family and friends. Emily Spivak, an infectious disease specialist at University of Utah Health,...

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Bringhurst: Joe Rogan is Spreading Dangerous COVID-19 Misinformation 

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer September 14, 2021

  A typical day in Joe Rogan’s life starts at the gym, followed by mushroom coffee and supplements such as creatine and Alpha Brain. He sticks to a strict diet founded in “primal” eating. Dude-bros...

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The U’s Future in an Evolving Pandemic

By Chandler Joost, News Writer September 6, 2021

  In mid-December 2020, the first COVID-19 mass vaccinations were administered in the United States. Since that time, COVID-19 cases in and around the University of Utah have decreased, while vaccination...

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Soter: BYU Did What the U Cannot

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor August 23, 2021

  The University of Utah and Brigham Young University are preparing for the coming school year. Yet, the Fall 2022 semester brings one shocking difference between the notorious rivals: BYU will...

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Letter: Mask Up for Your Friends

By Anna Meredith-Edman August 23, 2021

  Fellow students,  In May 2021, the Utah State Legislature passed HB 1007 prohibiting the University of Utah, among other public schools in the state, from mandating masks on campus. When...

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Hibben: Here’s Why We Have Trust Issues with the CDC

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer June 22, 2021

  Only 52% of Americans have a great deal of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Americans still support the nation’s medical system along with physicians and nurses, but...

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Face Masks No Longer Required on the U’s Campus

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer May 24, 2021

As of May 24, 2021 masks will no longer be required at University of Utah facilities following state legislation banning face mask requirements. Masks are still required in U Health facilities and on-campus...

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Kincart: Vaccinate the Missionaries

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer April 13, 2021

  In mid-January, photos of President Russel M. Nelson getting his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination circulated the internet. This was followed by a statement from The Church of Jesus Christ...

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2021 Graduation to be Held in Person, with Class of 2020 Invited to Attend

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer March 31, 2021

  The class of 2020 at the University of Utah missed out on their in-person graduation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In May 2021, however, these students have the opportunity to join the 2021 graduating...