The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Editorials

The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board
The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board is a group of senior opinion
journalists. They use debate, research, and individual experience to provide
an independent student voice on current events, politics, and culture. The
editorial board does not speak for the newsroom or the Chronicle at large.
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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...

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Editorial: College is Expensive, Yet We Persist

  Half a century ago, University of Utah students paid an average of $390 on tuition each year. Now, in-state students pay an average of $9,292 each year. That total doesn’t account...

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Editorial: The Pandemic Isn’t Over — Keep Prioritizing Health and Safety This Fall

  In late May, the University of Utah chose to follow the state of Utah by making mask-wearing optional. This choice was not surprising as distributed vaccines have increased and COVID-19 transmission...

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Editorial: What Students Expect from the U’s New Leadership

  Young adults have the power to change the world. As voters, workers and community members, we have a say in whether the future will be one of justice and peace or oppression and anger. But we’re...

Editorial: Former UUPD Officers’ Moral Bankruptcy Shouldn't Be Compensated

Editorial: Former UUPD Officers’ Moral Bankruptcy Shouldn’t Be Compensated

  Former University of Utah police officers Dale Brophy, Miguel Deras, Rick McLenon, Mario Sellick and Aaron Nelson are demanding $10 million from the university for damage to their reputations...

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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 February 22, 2021

  Last week, we released an editorial expressing disappointment with student government’s limited power on our campus and recommending changes that could make ASUU the representative student...

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Editorial: ASUU Isn’t Reaching Its Potential

By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board February 15, 2021

  When we first met as an editorial board to plan a piece on ASUU, the University of Utah’s student government, half of our team hardly knew anything about the organization, much less had any...

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Editorial: You Should Care About the 2021 Legislative Session

  Today the Utah State Legislature begins its annual General Session, where our senators and representatives will meet to vote on hundreds of bills and resolutions to shape the future of our state....

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Editorial: Stewart and Owens Should Resign

On Jan. 6, pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to stop the electoral vote count that certified Joe Biden as president-elect. At the rally earlier that day, President Trump and members...

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Editorial: We Can Make a Difference This Fall Despite a Discouraging Election

  This election cycle has been exhausting to say the least. The nation is deeply polarized and many of us despise Trump but are disappointed that Joe Biden is the Democratic nominee. Voter suppression...