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The vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020 at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle.)
Barron: Vote for Economic Recovery, Vote Biden-Harris
By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

  No one was surprised that the economy was one of the nine topics selected for discussion during Wednesday's Vice Presidential Debate....

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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: The VP Debate Exposed American Voters’ Flawed Focus
By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

  Kamala Harris and Mike Pence kept a strong focus on their running mates during this week’s vice-presidential debate. This choice...

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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...

Location of the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate at the University of Utah on Sept. 25, 2020 (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)
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...

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McGrath: Powerful Women of Color Are Speaking. Listen Up.
By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer

  I tolerate being interrupted, apologize profusely for taking up space and contain my anger in public to avoid being seen as an “angry...

People casted their votes during the Midterm Elections 2018 at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday October 23, 2018.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)
Burton: Kael Weston Is the Best Candidate for UT-02
By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer

  Davis County, Utah has been my home for nearly a decade. It’s a great place to live, with kind neighbors, beautiful mountains, good...

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Scott: Young/Dumb is a Case Study in the Power of Platforming
By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer

  Kwaku El finally struck a nerve large enough to, at least temporarily, rocket his name into Utah politics. El is a co-creator of Young/Dumb,...

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Weglinski: Debates Remind Us That Politicians Are Just People
By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer

  Last Monday the University of Utah announced the randomly selected winners to attend the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate. The drawing...

The vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020 at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle.)
Poma: Where I Stand after the VP Debate
By Sasha Poma, Opinion Writer

  The vice presidential debate was more informative for me than last week’s presidential showdown. Many issues that I thought would be...

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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: Trump's End of Term Antics Show He's Not Fit to Lead
By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer

  For over 200 years, the United States has been a democracy. It started as one, and it will end as one. But when the President of the...

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Soter: America Needs Biden-Harris Healthcare Policies
By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer

  We’re heading into the 2020 election amid the healthcare crisis that is COVID-19. And with the vice presidential debate rapidly approaching,...