The Daily Utah Chronicle

Scott: Want to Reduce Online Hate Speech? Stop Spreading it From Your Own Account

By Elise Scott

I generally make it a point to not engage with hate groups online. While I believe it is vital to be aware of their movements and tactics, doing so does not necessitate adding to their follower count. Despite having no aversi...

September 11, 2019

Barron: Utah Needs Comprehensive Sex Ed, Not Limitation and Ignorance

By Morgan Barron

“The worst part is that by the time parents find out, if they ever do, the children will already be damaged.” This dramatic line appeared in a stock form letter circulated by the Utah Eagle Forum at a recent meeting of the Utah Board of Education. The Eagle Forum ...

September 22, 2019

Christopherson: The Climate Crisis Demands Personal Sacrifice

By Nain Christopherson

Ethan Petersen is a first-year student at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. He’s also been arrested twice this year in protests against Salt Lake City’s impending inland port as an activist with Civil Riot. The group takes issue with the port for...

September 24, 2019

Reese: The LDS Church has a White Nationalist Problem

By Isaac Reese

  White nationalist activity is on the rise in the United States, and the state of Utah is no exception. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Utah’s most dominant religious and cultural influence, has always had fringe white nationalists within ...

September 10, 2019

Dalley: No Apology Will Come To LGBTQ Latter-day Saints

By Nathan Dalley

In a recent address to a crowd at Brigham Young University, the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stated that, “The truth is, however, that in the beginning — in the beginning — marriage w...

September 29, 2019

Rush: Freedom of the Press is Under Attack, and Trump is Not to Blame

By Nicholas Rush

Centralization of media is antithetical to democratic principles. The concentration of power, influence and ownership erode what constitutes a democratic society. We have antitrust laws in the United States in order to e...

September 25, 2019

Chavez: Curiosity About Identity

By Paij Chavez

  Growing up, I felt othered. On my dad’s side, my grandfather was from Chihuahua, Mexico, and my grandmother was white, with Latter-day Saint pioneer roots. My mom’s side of the family has English, Danish ...

September 18, 2019

Edwards: For Those Frustrated with National Chaos, Local Politics is a Better Focus

By Sheely Edwards

Last November, over 75% of all active, registered voters in Utah turned out to vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections. Tens of thousands of new voters were registered across the state, and hundreds of volunteers knocked on do...

August 30, 2019

Starr: Utah’s Environment Should Not Pay the Price of Off-Road Recreation

By Kennedie Starr

The Factory Butte Special Recreation Management Area, a lesser-known public land treasure of Utah, is facing challenges from the Bureau of Land Management, the very agency which is supposed to be in charge of its protection....

September 22, 2019

Swanson: Student Fees Belong in Student Hands

By Gavin Swanson

When University of Utah students hear ASUU, they often think of its different boards, the events they host and the student body president. While this is indeed the public face of ASUU, it only constitutes one-third of the organi...

September 30, 2019

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