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A 2024 Ram 1500 Big Horn Night Edition at the Crimson Collective event at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Dec. 13, 2023. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang } The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Langley: Stop Using NIL to Support Car-dependent Culture

By Jeffrey Langley Jr., Opinion Writer April 14, 2024

  For nearly a century, the car has ravaged and polluted cities, stolen streets and homes from their residents and made urban life miserable. While many see them as symbols of freedom, cars are...

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Timpa: Empower Men to Stop Sexual Assault

By Matthew Timpa, Opinion Writer April 11, 2024

  Sexual violence has become so synonymous with college campuses to the point of near complacency. It is so deeply rooted in university culture and is only further enabled by institutions such...

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Hufford: Time’s Ticking for TikTok

By Olivia Hufford, Opinion Writer March 27, 2024

  The United States House of Representatives recently passed a bill, H.R. 7521, that would give owners of TikTok six months to sell to a non-foreign entity or face an outright ban in the States....

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Jang: Pay Utah Teachers More

By Eseudel Jang, Opinion Writer March 27, 2024

  Teacher shortages have persisted in Utah since the aftermath of COVID-19. Utah has one of the highest teacher-to-student ratios in the country.  Teachers exhibit an alarmingly low retention...

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Gordon: The Unseen Consequences of AI

By Luke Gordon March 10, 2024

  The concept and creation of AI and ChatGPT are groundbreaking, but they may be used the wrong way in classrooms. Offering more precise answers than Google, its ease of use allows an incentive...

The Kahlert Village courtyard on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on July 1, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Champine: The U Forgets Upperclassmen

By Morgan Champine, Assistant Opinion Editor March 8, 2024

  In 2024, the University of Utah will provide first-year students with housing. President Randall said, “We want to dispel the notion that the university is a commuter campus.” He strives...

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Jang: Utah Shouldn’t Require Parental Consent for Sex Ed

By Eseudel Jang, Opinion Writer February 13, 2024

  In H.B. 112, Rep. Tim Jimenez (R-Tooele) proposed amendments to sex education in Utah public schools, emphasizing a need for parental consent and ensuring students’ grades remain unaffected...

National flags on display at the the A. Ray Olpin Union in Salt Lake City on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hufford: Utah’s DEI Legislation is Ignorant at Best

By Olivia Hufford, Opinion Writer February 5, 2024

  During this legislative session, a bill was introduced that will dismantle diversity programs statewide. In late January, H.B. 261 was approved by the House, despite having virtually no data...

University of Utah students purchase food in the Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons at the University of Utah on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. (Photo by Luke Larsen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Jang: Don’t Make Freshmen Pay for Meal Plans

By Eseudel Jang, Opinion Writer February 3, 2024

  With the start of a new semester comes another round of tuition payments. College tuition comprises not only course fees but also additional necessities such as mandatory fees, housing and meal...

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Point of View — Episode 3: Battling Transphobia at the U

By Stevie Shaughnessey and Morgan Champine January 26, 2024

Transcript: Stevie Shaughnessey: Hi and welcome back to Point of View, The Daily Utah Chronicle’s Opinion Podcast. My name is Stevie, and I’ll be your host. Today, we have Opinion Desk Assistant...