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Barron: STEM Majors, Join the Opinion Desk
By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

  I joined the Daily Utah Chronicle’s opinion desk during my sophomore year at the University of Utah. It was a non-obvious extracurricular...

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Gholami: COVID-19 Was Not the Beginning nor the End of Medical Racism
By Samira Gholami, Opinion Writer • August 29, 2020

  The life-saving medical therapies at the forefront of diagnosis and treatment of the novel Coronavirus have a history of racial bias....

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Cushman: Stop Using Junk Science in the Courtroom
By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

  In 1985, Robert Lee Stinson was convicted of raping and murdering a 63-year-old woman based on so-called expert testimony that his...

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Christopherson: College Might Not Nurture All Your Interests — But You Can
By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

  I ended up at The Daily Utah Chronicle kind of by accident, and kind of because it was inevitable. I’m an English teaching major...

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Nelson: Presidential Candidates Should Target Their Audience in the Debates, Not Each Other
By Paige Nelson, Opinion Writer

  November 3rd, 2020. This will be one of the most important elections in our nation's history. Now just weeks from election day, America...

Belongings of an individual experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 21st, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
McGrath: Caring for the Homeless is a Part of the Holiday Season
By Mackenzie McGrath

  Last year, City Creek mall assembled a typical view of Christmas time in Salt Lake City. I, among many other SLC residents, witnessed...

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Burton & Poma: What It Means to Be a Citizen during the Pandemic
By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor

  Between the COVID-19 pandemic, the presidential election and the summer’s Black Lives Matter protests, the news felt virtually all-encompassing...

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Christopherson: College Might Not Nurture All Your Interests — But You Can
By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

  I ended up at The Daily Utah Chronicle kind of by accident, and kind of because it was inevitable. I’m an English teaching major...

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Weglinski: Dark Humor Is Actually Offensive
By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer

  Recently a “hilarious joke” surfaced on TikTok. On April 24, a group of men planned on sexually assaulting women and children....

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Poma: White Saviorism in Education Hides in Plain Sight
By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor

  Conversations about racial discrimination against Black, Indigenous and people of color ask us to reflect on our own social privileges...

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Christopherson: College Might Not Nurture All Your Interests — But You Can
By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

  I ended up at The Daily Utah Chronicle kind of by accident, and kind of because it was inevitable. I’m an English teaching major...

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Alexander: We Need Critical Race Theory
By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer

  It’s been one year since George Floyd died and our nation demanded an end to police brutality against Black people. Our institutions,...

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Soter: Real Feminists Shouldn’t Watch Romance Movies
By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer

  Let me start off by saying that it pains me to write this article — I live by romance films. Anyone close to me knows if I’m not...

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