The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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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

Letters to the Editor

Research labs create a moral dilemma

By November 19, 2009

Editor:I happened to be a bystander during PETA's protest rally at the U and had the chance to speak with one of the protesters. She handed me a flier with a picture of a cat and some sort of device implanted...

Judge should have allowed DeChristopher?s defense

By November 18, 2009

Editor:Judge Benson's ruling came down against Tim DeChristopher's ability to defend himself in a court of law. As citizens of a democratic nation, we have an obligation to stand against this breach of...

?Mentor? program raises questions

By November 18, 2009

Last spring, Tayler Clough, president of the Associated Students of the University of Utah, campaigned with a promise to install a U-sponsored student mentoring program for Utah high schools. But as ASUU...

TCU photo distasteful

By November 17, 2009

Editor:The picture that graced the front page of Monday's edition was so in-your-face queer that it offended me. I think our team played a well-fought game against one of the fastest offensive teams in...

Chronicle should help writers build skills

By November 12, 2009

Editor:I used to work at The Chronicle many, many years ago, and in fact my time there had more impact on my career path and the joys of my later life than any other single event or decision. I rarely...

Funding still steady for Huntsman Cancer Institute

By November 5, 2009

Editor:After reading the articles featured in your Nov. 3 issue that focused on the problem and hope of cancer research, we want to commend you for examining some of the issues surrounding this devastating...

DeChristopher will be proven innocent by peers

By November 4, 2009

Editor:I appreciated both Matt Plummer's recent column ("DeChristopher's "necessary evil' still a crime," Nov. 2) and attached editorial cartoon by Willus Branham. I hope they caught your readership's...

Oaks didn?t misuse First Amendment

By October 27, 2009

Editor:In his column ("Church, politics don't mix" Oct. 19), Zack Oakey responds to Dallin Oaks' assertion that the religiously organized have rights that non-religious people don't have by quipping "would...

Financial aid office at U fails students

By By West Valley October 20, 2009

By West ValleyEditor:The financial aid office at the U needs to be held accountable. Why are students not a top priority? Why must they wait two weeks to speak with a counselor who can give them direction...

Nuclear waste nothing to fear

By By Devin Heaps October 9, 2009

By Devin HeapsEditor:In response to Kelly O'Neill's column ("Nuclear waste too harmful," Oct. 7), the key word in the article was "bury." Very few types of harmful radiation can penetrate soil or other...