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Inversion in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)
Barron: Like Our Air, Staggs’ Plan Need Work
By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

  For almost three years, Trent Staggs has served as the mayor of my hometown. Under his leadership, a lot in Riverton has changed, from...

Protesters paint the district attorney office in Salt Lake City red to illustrate the “blood on Gills hands”  after the earlier decision that declared officers involved in the killing of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal as justified on July 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)
Gholami: It’s Time for Restorative Justice in Utah
By Samira Gholami, Opinion Writer • July 25, 2020

  The outpour of activism for criminal justice reform has caught the attention of the media in exceptional ways, popularizing different...

Michelle Brown, campaign chair of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women organization, speaks at the Womxn’s March at the Utah state capitol on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.
Cushman: COVID-19 Illuminates the Inequities Indigenous People Have Faced for Centuries
By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

  The coronavirus outbreak has affected all our lives, but ethnically and racially diverse communities are facing the pandemic’s severest...

Protesters paint the district attorney office in Salt Lake City red to illustrate the “blood on Gill
McGrath: No, SLCPD, a Tipped Car Does Not Justify Police Violence
By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer

  A 26-year-old man was charged with arson in June, and faces a five- to 20-year prison sentence for lighting a tipped police car on...

A tourist wears a protective mask at Biffi Restaurant in Galleria Vittorio, Milan, amid coronavirus fears. (Photo by Valeria Ferraro | Courtesy Getty Images)
Burton: Now’s the Time to Buy Directly From Utah Restaurants
By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer

  Burton: Buy Directly From Utah Restaurants COVID-19 demonstrates the fragile foundations of both advanced and developing economies....

A protester sings
Scott: Six Steps to Better Allyship
By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer

  In the last two weeks, public support for the Black Lives Matter movement has skyrocketed. The protests — which a majority of Americans...

"Some individuals have taken to social media to make memes about the coronavirus while others have documented instances of discrimination in public spaces and taken a stand against xenophobia." (Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)
Poma: Yes, We Need to Wear Masks This Fall Semester
By Sasha Poma, Opinion Writer

  Over the past several months, we’ve all experienced unprecedented changes in our daily lives due to the coronavirus pandemic. With...

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Edwards: Old Enough to Vote Should Mean Old Enough to Run
By Sheely Edwards, Opinion Editor

  Representative Candice Pierucci became the youngest member of the Utah Legislature when she was appointed to the State House by Governor...

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