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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The John R. Park Building at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on June 29, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Guest Opinion: The Perils of Both-sides-ism

By Ermiya Fanaeian January 15, 2024

  In defense of the removal of Mecha de U of U from the Center for Equity and Student Belonging’s sponsored status, The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board wrote, “What [Mecha] doesn’t have...

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Queerness at the U: Experiences from the LGBTQ+ Community

By Caroline Krum, Investigative Writer January 1, 2024

  In the 2018-2019 academic year,  the University of Utah was ranked one of the top LGBTQ-friendly colleges in the US. The survey — conducted by Affordable Colleges Online — ranked the U second...

Demonstrators, including members of Mecha, at the Young Americans for Freedom at the University of Utah’s watch party in J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 01, 2023. (Photo by Xiangyao “Axe” Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Champine: Show Them U Belong

By Morgan Champine, Assistant Opinion Editor November 18, 2023

  On Nov. 1, what started as an ad for a watch party evolved into a protest on the University of Utah’s campus. The Young Americans for Freedom showed the film “Damaged: The Transing of America’s...

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Alexander: Say Goodbye to DEI

By CJ Alexander, Special Projects Managing Editor June 12, 2023

  On May 15, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill banning diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in the state’s public colleges and universities. Then on May 30, the Texas State Legislature...

Students gather outside of the J. Willard Marriott Library to protest the event held by the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on April 21, 2023.

Latine Students Recount Negative Experience with Campus Police During Protest

By Vanessa Hudson, Editor in Chief May 18, 2023

  On April 21, Young Americans for Freedom at Utah held an event that sparked protests from multiple campus organizations. University of Utah Campus Police removed protestors from the event a few...

Students gather outside of the J. Willard Marriott Library to protest the event held by the Young Americans for Freedom at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 21, 2023. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘Fascists Go Home’: Students Protest YAF Event, Some Removed by Campus Police

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor April 22, 2023

  With pride flags in hand, a group of students protested an event put on by the Young Americans for Freedom at the University of Utah in which presenters spoke against subjects including critical...

The block U on campus with the colors of the intersectional LGBTQ+ pride flag on March 24, 2021.

Student Group Involved in Promoting Watch Party of Anti-Trans Film During U Pride Week

By Vanessa Hudson, Editor in Chief April 20, 2023

  During the U’s Pride Week from March 27 to April 1, two incidents of hate and bias towards the LGBTQ+ community were reported to the university, one being a flyer promoting a watch party of...