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Letter to the Editor: Bears Ears National Monument

December 29, 2016

Dear Editor, I am a born and raised Utahan, and a student at the University of Utah majoring in Environmental Sustainability. I am writing this letter to extend a warm thank you on behalf of me and the residents of Utah to President Barrack Obama concerning the Bears Ears National Monument. The decision...

Letter to the Editor: “It’s up to us. All of us.”

November 7, 2016

President Pershing and others http://bit.ly/2exHM7L are rightfully calling for discussions and actions after the aggravated rape that occurred on campus, Monday Oct. 31. In the subsequent dialoguing, we would do well to remember the essential teachings of the Christian and Mormon faiths: That the perfect, ...

Letter to the Editor: Safety is the Utah Transit Authority’s Top Priority

Letter to the Editor: Safety is the Utah Transit Authority’s Top Priority

By The Daily

September 16, 2016

In response to a recent editorial by Connor Richards about UTA rail safety, let me assure the traveling public that safety is our top priority at UTA. We will continue to monitor and improve our system. Please help us by behaving safely near trains. In his piece, Richards points to some recent trai...

Letter to the Editor: Response to Parking Poses Perpetual Problems

Letter to the Editor: Response to Parking Poses Perpetual Problems

By The Daily

September 15, 2016

On September 10th, the Chronicle published a piece arguing the University’s parking pass program is too expensive and provides an inadequate number of spaces. The author writes, “I wonder where all the parking pass money is going.” As it turns out, research in urban planning has the answer to that...

Letter to the Editor: Memories of OSH

Letter to the Editor: Memories of OSH

By The Daily

September 13, 2016

Dear Editor, I was walking around campus yesterday and came across the Orson Spencer Hall construction site. I had heard that they were either renovating or demolishing OSH so it was not a huge surprise but nonetheless I felt some grief at seeing this my favorite building on campus in shambles. Looking...

Letter to the Editor: Commuter Services Lacks Empathy

June 18, 2015

I recently had to deal with the University Commuter Services on an issue involving a $20 parking ticket. After going through the complete appeals process and discussing my experience with fellow U graduate students and full-time University IT Professional colleagues, I have come away not only bitter...

Letter to the editor: Fight song should emulate U diversity

April 15, 2014

Editor,  Just a “crazy” idea: Who am I, sir, a Utah ____ am I! Is there any reason I can’t fill in that blank with any term that I am feeling at the time? This song is unique among universities and colleges in that it is an expression of who we are at the U. That term could be anything that s...

Letter to the Editor: Lagoon ‘zoo’ isn’t humane

April 2, 2014

Editor: The Wild Kingdom Train Zoo located at the “historic” Lagoon theme park in Farmington, Utah is an embarrassment. Do not let their advertisements, “The second largest zoo in Utah” fool you. Animals such as Siberian tigers, lions, a jaguar, a golden eagle, ostriches and camels are among ...

Letter to the editor

February 18, 2014

Editor’s note: The Daily Utah Chronicle solicits letters to the editor regarding columns or stories printed within the newspaper. However, with the tumultuous last week of ASUU elections, we’ve decided to publish this letter that was sent to us by Leo Masic, a member of the ASUU Elections Committee, to...

Letter to the Editor: UTA not to blame for travel troubles

February 5, 2014

Editor: I can write pages and pages on Katherine Ellis’s piece published on Jan. 9 (“UTA needs to improve its services”), but I’ll leave it to these few points: First and foremost, UTA can’t just flip a switch and say, ‘Gee guys, it’s time we stop providing substandard service to Salt L...

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