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Barney: Voter ID is a Flawed Premise

By Sebastian Barney, Opinion Writer September 7, 2023

  Donald Trump’s interview with Tucker Carlson on Aug. 23 highlighted a myriad of old talking points. These included a range of justifications for his insurrection attempt. Trump and others...

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Bringhurst: Republican Legislators Disenfranchise Student Voices

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer February 24, 2022

  On Nov. 10, 2021, around 200 Utahns rallied in protest outside the state Capitol building when Gov. Spencer Cox approved the new congressional district map. The new map, passed by Republican...

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Kincart: Understanding the Judges on Your Ballot

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer February 2, 2022

  When I voted for the first time, I called my parents to ask what the judicial portion of the ballot meant. Where do I find information about judges? How do I determine if they did their job well?...

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Edwards & Shadley: Building Better Boundaries

By Sheely Edwards and Will Shadley November 30, 2021

  Against the wishes of the Salt Lake community, Utah Republicans have chosen to prioritize their job security over genuine representation. Utahns voted for an independent commission to redraw...

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Hibben: Trump’s Desperation Has Hit an All-new Low

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer November 11, 2021

  Attempts to investigate the planning and execution of the January 6th insurrection attack have been thwarted by former President Donald Trump. The House committee in charge of investigating...

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Cushman: A Biden Impeachment Would Be an Attack on Democracy

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 9, 2021

  During his campaign, President Joe Biden promised to end costly wars in the Middle East, a promise he made good on when he decided to end the two-decades long conflict in Afghanistan. However,...

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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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