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Opinion

Children's soccer shoes are held in a residential house in Salt Lake City, Utah on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Brown: Parents Should Encourage Little League Sports

By Jackson Brown, Opinion Writer September 16, 2021

  Little league sports paint the image of overly passionate parents who take things a little too seriously. Whether parents are yelling at teenage umpires in baseball or constantly talking down...

The MUSS (Mighty Utah Student Section) flashes the U at the football season opener in Salt Lake City on September 2, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Forth: The U Should Stop Hosting Football Games During COVID-19

By Kate Forth, Opinion Writer September 16, 2021

  I get it. Football games are one of the best parts about college. It feels exhilarating to stand in a stadium and watch your favorite team score a touchdown. But with that exhilaration also comes...

A woman holds a Women's Rights are Human Rights sign during Women's March on the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday Jan. 23, 2017. (Rishi Deka, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Buening: Follow the Leader to Achieve Gender Equality

By Sarah Buening, Opinion Writer September 16, 2021

  This summer, I wrote about Utah’s dreadful women’s issues stigmatization problem. At the time, a 2020 WalletHub study placed Utah in last place for women’s equality in the country. In this...

Pollution plume from Siberia mixing with clouds in the Arctic in July 2012. Contour lines indicate carbon monoxide concentrations. Ice clouds appear blue and liquid clouds appear white and gray. Credit: MODIS/NASA/Quentin Coopman.

Linnabary: Utah Leaders Should Embrace The Baker-Shultz Plan

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer September 15, 2021

  The Sixth Assessment Report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, has released its sixth series of reports on the climate crisis. The Guardian said the report...

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Current University COVID-19 Policies are Ableist

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer September 15, 2021

  The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over. The virus' variants still pervade the country. The CDC shows that the United States currently experiences high levels of transmission. This is especially concerning...

Shadley & Soter: Utah Needs to Raise the Estate Tax

Shadley & Soter: Utah Needs to Raise the Estate Tax

By Will Shadley and Theadora Soter September 15, 2021

  Utah is one of 33 states without what’s known as a “death” tax. When someone dies in Utah, neither the estate or the inheritors are taxed on that transfer of wealth. Some estates may owe...

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Cushman: Changing U.S. Work Schedules Allows for Sleep Acceptance

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 14, 2021

  I have always struggled to fall asleep earlier than midnight. I’m a natural night owl. However, my schedule this semester requires me to wake up at 5:30 am five days a week. I constantly feel...

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Bringhurst: Joe Rogan is Spreading Dangerous COVID-19 Misinformation 

By Maggie Bringhurst September 14, 2021

  A typical day in Joe Rogan’s life starts at the gym, followed by mushroom coffee and supplements such as creatine and Alpha Brain. He sticks to a strict diet founded in “primal” eating. Dude-bros...

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Alexander & Hibben: Texas’ Abortion Laws Are Horrific

By CJ Alexander and Aya Hibben September 14, 2021

  Texas legislators recently passed a horrific bill prohibiting abortions after six weeks, before most women even know they are pregnant. With narrow exceptions for health complications,...

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Editorial: Post-Grad Plans Are Achievable With The U’s Help

By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board September 11, 2021

  The University of Utah’s class of 2022 will have a better senior year compared to the last two graduating classes. With the recent return to campus and vaccination rates rising, we will hopefully...