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 University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Letters to the Editor

TRAX graffiti unfathomable, unacceptable

By April 27, 2009

Editor:I, like Liz Carlston ("Graffiti on TRAX can't be tolerated," April 23), am sick of all of the graffiti along the north-south TRAX route. I take TRAX at least three to five days per week and the...

Fears about permit holders asinine

By and April 23, 2009

Editor:In his column, ("Gun love fueled by fear," April 22), Jonathan Deesing commented on a quote from President Barack Obama: "When read in the proper context, his quote explains that when people mistrust...

Gun owners? safety concerns legitimate

By and April 23, 2009

Editor:Jonathan Deesing ("Gun love is fueled by fear," April 22), is living in a world where the sun is always shining and birds are always chirping, but back in the real world, there are plenty of things...

Competition improves med school

By and April 23, 2009

Editor:The best part of Drew Thompson's story ("Med school looks to offset cuts," April 22), was not in the description of our medical school's budget cuts and not in the details of possible governmental...

Personal finance courses will be useful later in life

By and April 20, 2009

Editor:I completely agree with Jeffrey Jenkins' column ("Financial class should be required," April 15). As an undergrad I took FCS 3450: Family Economic Issues to fulfill one of my QI requirements. And...

Why is Matheson backing bad law?

By and April 20, 2009

Editor:If Jim Matheson wants to keep kids off of ATVs he better come up with better reasons. Not, for example, banning the sale of youth ATVs because they contain lead, as the Consumer Product Safety Improvement...

Safe Zones limit free speech

By and April 20, 2009

Editor:Sherry Li's response ("Williams' privilege blinds her," April 16), to Alicia Williams' column (""Safe zones' would create false danger perceptions," April 14), demonstrates the problem of discourse...

Jim Matheson simply wants to look good

By and April 20, 2009

Editor:The Child Protection Safety Improvement Act declares that youth ATVs are illegal to sell, not because they pose a risk of collision or impact or anything of the sort. They're banned because they...

Making businesses test children?s clothing for lead is ridiculous

By April 20, 2009

Editor:Recent legislation from Congress has mandated billions of dollars in excess costs for businesses to test clothing to ensure that it doesn't contain lead8212;in spite of zero evidence of a child...

Pledge of Allegiance not needed on campus

By September 3, 2008

Editor:In response to Liz Carlston's column, "Pledge deserves respect from U" (Aug. 27): The Pledge of Allegiance was written in 1892 by the Christian socialist Francis Bellamy as a way to sell flags to...