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University of Utah Campus in Salt Lake on Oct. 11, 2020. (Photo by Jake Stranzl | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cowley: Keep Turning Point USA Off of Campus

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer September 22, 2022

  A few weeks ago, I visited our campus’ back-to-school club fair. There were lots of organizations and groups tabling, but one in particular stuck out to me. To my surprise, Turning Point USA...

The Center for Disability & Access at the University of Utah on the first floor of the A. Ray Olpin Union building on campus in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 10, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lien: The U Needs Accessible Disability Accommodations

By Kayla Lien, Opinion Writer September 1, 2022

  As of 2020, students with disabilities make up 14.5% of the total U.S. student body, education week reports. Yet, according to the National School Board Association, there is a large disparity...

Students walk down campus and pass the Kahlert Village dorms and the Student Life Center in Salt Lake City on July 1, 2022. Due to its close proximity, campus housing provides students who can afford its costs with opportunities to use facilities paid for by student fees and to get involved in campus events and the community. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cowley: The Inaccessibility of Campus Housing

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer September 1, 2022

  During my freshman year of college, I lived in one of the first-year dorms on campus. I was told that by living on campus, I would meet more people and have an overall more successful first year...

The courtyard on the north side of the Art building is frequented by art classes as a place to work on assignments. Courses such as studio photography use the are to learn about using natural light and strobes. The image was taken on July, 9, 2022. (Photo by Kevin Cody| The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Make Outdoor Classrooms a Priority

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer August 30, 2022

  My high school had an outdoor classroom where teachers could take students outside to learn. It allowed us to exchange smartboards and lectures for vitamin D and fresh air, creating an important...

Canvas print of some students in a lab at the Warnock Engineering Building at the University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City, Utah on July 5, 2022. (Photo by Amen Koutowogbe | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: U Majors Exclude BIPOC Perspectives

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Editor August 26, 2022

  There’s a serious issue with University of Utah departments excluding students of color by failing to include BIPOC perspectives. In her article, "Torres: The U’s School of Computing Alienates...

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Mendenhall: It’s About Time for the 988 Hotline

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer August 9, 2022

  As of July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached by dialing 988, routing callers to trained counselors and mental health specialists. Individuals can also text and access...

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Mendenhall: Support Students Experiencing Burnout

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer July 19, 2022

  College students are prone to burnout, excessive stress and lack of motivation. As a result, students are tired and drained, which leads to not prioritizing schoolwork or academics. It becomes...

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Torres: Learn to Love Networking

By Gaby Torres, Opinion Writer July 18, 2022

  The most influential tool for navigating life is your network. You can build connections with people anywhere. In Fall 2021, the University of Utah had 34,424 students enrolled in total — that...

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Hibben: The Sketchy World of Supplements

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer May 22, 2022

  We all want to be our happiest and healthiest selves. For those of us who don’t always eat the way we should, supplements and vitamins seem like a quick, easy fix for a lack of vegetables or...

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Cushman: Campus Losses Fuel Our Headline Anxiety

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer May 6, 2022

  Headline anxiety is when sad or stressful stories in the news take a toll on an individual’s mental health. With the rise of the 24/7 news cycle and constant social media notifications, many...