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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....

Silvia Ocampo prepares drive through orders at Del Taco on 800 E and 400 S in Salt Lake City on Nov. 14th 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Cushman: Quarantining Students Need Financial Relief
By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

  As winter approaches and people are trapped inside, the United States is facing another wave of COVID-19. Utah is no exception, with...

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Editorial: We Can Make a Difference This Fall Despite a Discouraging Election
By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board

  This election cycle has been exhausting to say the least. The nation is deeply polarized and many of us despise Trump but are disappointed...

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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, Opinion Writer

  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: Elite Universities Are Overrated
By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer

  As a junior inching closer to graduation, I’ve been searching through graduate programs over the past few weeks. And in a strange...

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Scott: Success is Great, But Don’t Forget to Be a Person
By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer

  It’s weird to reflect back on my undergrad experience as someone who never thought they would go to college. I was always a good...

A miniature Santa Claus holds a candle inside a showcase at the Ogden Christmas Village during Thanksgiving on Nov. 28, 2018 (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Weglinski: How to Help Your Unsheltered Neighbors This Holiday Season
By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer

  The holidays are a time for generosity and compassion, especially when it comes to our neighbors experiencing homelessness. A study...

Joshua Seeley, wears his mask out and about to help stop the spread of COVID-19 on Tuesday in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Poma: A Vaccine Will Help Curb the Pandemic, but We're Not Off the Hook
By Sasha Poma, Opinion Writer

  As soon as the COVID-19 lockdown began, people began banking their hopes that a vaccine would be ready by the end of the year. Some...

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Editorial: We Can Make a Difference This Fall Despite a Discouraging Election
By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board

  This election cycle has been exhausting to say the least. The nation is deeply polarized and many of us despise Trump but are disappointed...

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Alexander & Reese: It's Time for Utah to Decriminalize Marijuana
By CJ Alexander and Isaac Reese

  If you have ever lived in a college dorm or gone to an outdoor concert, the smell of marijuana tends to drift around a lot. Around...

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Soter: Mike Lee Is a Profile in Shame
By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer

  Last Thursday night, two bills were singularly delayed by Utah Senator Mike Lee — despite passing overwhelmingly in the House and...