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COVID-19 - Opinion

The front gate of the Utah State Prison in Draper. (Photo by J. Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Starr: ‘Flattening the Curve’ Shouldn’t Exclude the Incarcerated

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer April 11, 2020

  Utahns have been directed to remain in their own household as much as possible to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The state’s K-12 schools, higher education campuses and churches have all,...

An inaccurate census count will continue to hurt Americans long after this pandemic is over.(Courtesy Wallpaper Flare)

Barron: Don’t Let COVID-19 Harm Utahns Further Through Inaccurate Census Results

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer April 10, 2020

  As April Fools was effectively canceled this year, April 1's other, lesser-known “holiday” was brought to the forefront, with celebrities, state leaders and even former presidential candidates...

Many are stepping up and showing love in the face of considerable uncertainty. If you aren’t seeing it, you aren’t looking for it.(Courtesy Fairchild Air Force Base)

Maxfield: COVID-19, An Unprecedented Test of Our Humanity

By Lynda Maxfield April 10, 2020

  I’ve often wished the world would stop for just a minute so I could catch up. Undoubtedly, my idea came from Piper of the TV series "Charmed," who could freeze time by just flicking her hands...

Stairs of the Capitol Building in Salt Lake City (Courtesy Pxfuel)

Barron: Take a Break From TikTok Dances and Use the Quarantine to Increase Your Political Awareness Instead

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer April 6, 2020

  While bills that decriminalized polygamy, increased abortion restrictions and expanded access to medical marijuana grabbed headlines during Utah’s 2020 Legislative Session, the majority of...

Nain Christopherson writes, Add political coalition building to the list of ways you can help address this crisis, along with washing your hands and staying home as much as you can. (Photo by Gage Skidmore | Courtesy Flickr)

Christopherson: The Pandemic Could Move Conservatives To Accept Liberal Policies. The Left Should Welcome Them.

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor April 3, 2020

  Like many of you, I have felt seriously troubled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Its ramifications for the economy and upcoming presidential election have already proven staggering, and I’m sure...

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Moran: Young Adults vs. COVID-19

By Serena Moran April 3, 2020

  Unfortunately, the rapid spread of COVID-19 has not been enough for some young people to take the pleas to stay home very seriously. Airplane services and other traveling hospitalities have become...

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Poma: Panic Will Not Get Us Through COVID-19

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor March 31, 2020

  The coronavirus changed the course of everyone’s lives in a matter of days. Grocery stores have been emptied, social events postponed or canceled and classes at the University of Utah and...

Students at the U and across the nation are struggling. It is important to take care of ourselves, remain calm, have compassion for others and do our part in slowing the spread of the virus. | Chronicle archives.

Moran: Even Under Stress, Students Should Slow the Impact of COVID-19

By Serena Moran March 28, 2020

  The last few weeks have left the world on edge. The coronavirus that was first identified in Wuhan, China has now swept over the globe. People are panicked and scared. As if we needed anything...