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Alexander & Soter: Youth Deserve A Say in Their Future

By CJ Alexander and Theadora Soter March 10, 2021

  This last year has been nothing if not remarkable — 2020 survivors bore witness to a deadly worldwide pandemic, a jaw-dropping siege on American democracy and a tragic economic recession, with...

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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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Shadley: Utah Needs Campaign Finance Candidates

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer February 21, 2021

  In the midst of a global pandemic that has left Utahns struggling to maintain jobs, housing and healthcare, you may be surprised to hear that pro-billboard legislation has found its way to valuable...

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Reese: Why Change Our Voting Laws?

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer February 19, 2021

  The 2020 election is over and state lawmakers across the country are already working to make it harder to vote. Utah legislators have three notable bills that will change the way Utahns vote....

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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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Alexander: Sean Reyes Failed Us

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer February 14, 2021

  Elected officials have no excuse for not doing their jobs and the Attorney General is no exception. As a lawyer for the people and a reflection of the state, the AG should always embody the wishes...

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Shadley: Utah Needs Ranked Choice Voting

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer February 11, 2021

  With only 188,707 votes (36.2%) in the Republican gubernatorial primary last June, Spencer Cox became our de-facto Governor-Elect, as no Democratic candidate has won the governorship in nearly...

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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...

Salt lake resident shows their support for Biden-Harris presidency on Thursday, October 29th, 2020. Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah

Kincart: Is Your Post-Election Rhetoric Exclusive?

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer November 25, 2020

  In the weeks leading up to and away from the election, it is not unusual to hear friends say, “If Trump wins, I’m leaving the country.” In 2016, Canada’s immigration website crashed as...

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