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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: The Wojciechowski Ticket Is the U’s Best Bet for a Safer Future

By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board February 21, 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...

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Editorial: Why We’re Creating an Editorial Board

By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board September 7, 2020

  The last two years have been uniquely turbulent for the University of Utah. In 2018, we saw the inauguration of a new university president and, just over a month later, the on-campus murder of...

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Letter from the Editors: Don’t Ask People to Change Their Minds and Then Punish Them For It

By Sheely Edwards and Nain Christopherson August 14, 2020

  This might seem like a hot take coming from the school paper’s resident opinion “experts,” but it’s actually good to change your opinion.  It sounds obvious, but we have a tendency...

The Chronicle's Opinion Desk has endorsed Rebecca Hardenbrook's ticket for ASUU President. Her running mates are Devon Cantwell and Carlos Craig. (Courtesy Rebecca Hardenbrook)

Opinion Desk: The Hardenbrook Ticket Will Unite the U

By The Opinion Desk February 23, 2020

  Winning an election and leading ASUU should never serve as just another line on a resume. The student body president carries a huge responsibility, and it is critical that the upcoming presidency...

Utah State Capital In Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Feb.  21, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Letter From the Editors: 2020 Legislative Session

By Elise Scott and Sheely Edwards January 28, 2020

  The Utah State Legislature gathers during the first three months of every year to pass legislation both helpful and harmful to the people of Utah. For 45 days, legislators debate changes to the...

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Opinion Desk: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  What is the Church's Influence on You? While The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the predominant religion in the state of Utah, individual experiences with and within it are hardly...

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