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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....

The University of Utah student section, The Muss, celebrates a touchdown during an NCAA Football game vs. the Weber State Wildcats at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Cushman: College Classes Alone Don't Ensure a Full Education
By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

  I don't think I'll ever forget moving into my dorm during the middle of last August, being scared, confused, and excited all at once....

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Editorial: The Wojciechowski Ticket Is the U’s Best Bet for a Safer Future
By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board

  Last week, we released an editorial expressing disappointment with student government’s limited power on our campus and recommending...

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...

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

  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 & Poma: What It Means to Be a Citizen during the Pandemic
By Sasha Poma, Opinion Writer

  Between the COVID-19 pandemic, the presidential election and the summer’s Black Lives Matter protests, the news felt virtually all-encompassing...

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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...

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Weglinski: Psychedelics Don't Deserve the Stigma
By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer

  Most people think of psychedelics as dangerous, highly addictive drugs. This stigma started back in the 1960s, when President Richard...

Fourth-year student, Thomas Stone, works on a GIS project at a computer lab in Gardener Commons on October 30, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Poma: Why I’m Cautiously Optimistic about Post-Pandemic Education
By Sasha Poma, Opinion Writer

  As we hit the one-year mark of schools moving classes online, all of us feel Zoom-fatigued. Students of all ages want to return to...

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Editorial: The Wojciechowski Ticket Is the U’s Best Bet for a Safer Future
By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board

  Last week, we released an editorial expressing disappointment with student government’s limited power on our campus and recommending...

West High School Thursday afternoon in Salt Lake City (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Alexander & Soter: Youth Deserve A Say in Their Future
By CJ Alexander and Theadora Soter

  This last year has been nothing if not remarkable — 2020 survivors bore witness to a deadly worldwide pandemic, a jaw-dropping siege...

Utah State Capitol on April 2, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)
Soter: Why Is Utah Lifting the Mask Mandate before Vaccinating At-Risk Groups?
By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer

  When I was 9 years old, I was diagnosed with asthma. My diagnosis wasn’t surprising since it runs in my family, but even so, it has...