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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: 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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Edwards & Christopherson: 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 Chronicles Opinion Desk has endorsed Rebecca Hardenbrooks 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)

Scott & Edwards: Tune Into This Year’s 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...

Opinion Desk: Drinking Safe and Sound

Opinion Desk: Drinking Safe and Sound

By Autumn Barney, Connor Richards, and Emma Tanner October 1, 2017

The transition between high school and college is where many young adults are introduced to alcohol. Here are a few pieces of responsible advice from the opinion desk. Learning Your Limits As you go...