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Poma: Undecided Voter? Skip the Negative Ads and Do Some Research

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor October 22, 2020

  Election Day is just weeks away, and some Utah candidates have resorted to negative campaign tactics in a sad, last-minute attempt to sway voters. With an already strange presidential election,...

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Reese: Mail-In Voting Is Safe and Efficient

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer October 21, 2020

  The eyes of the nation and the world were on the University of Utah when we hosted the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate. I was lucky enough to attend the debate in person as a student volunteer,...

Gender inclusion procedures must be adopted by each local school board in the state of Utah to help foster widespread acceptance in our communities and facilitate greater visibility for students and faculty who are gender non-conforming. (Courtesy Flickr)

Barron: Vote No on Amendment G

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer October 21, 2020

  None of the constitutional amendments on Utah’s 2020 ballot are as flashy as Prop 2 — the 2018 ballot measure that legalized medical marijuana — but if ratified, these amendments will have...

People casted their votes during the Midterm Elections 2018 at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday October 23, 2018.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Burton: The 2020 Election Will Test Our Electoral System’s Integrity

By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer October 17, 2020

  Despite the reputation of presidential elections as being highly contentious, they have also rightfully maintained the peaceful transition of power from one president to another. Incumbents finish...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints office building in Salt Lake City photographed on August 28th, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: LDS Leaders Support Unity, Inclusivity and Justice. That’s Code for Biden.

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer October 17, 2020

  It’s no surprise that religious leaders have been silent on issues regarding racism and politics. Many religious leaders keep false unity intact by either neglecting to speak on “partisan”...

Kincart: Students, Heres How to Vote This Fall

Kincart: Students, Here’s How to Vote This Fall

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer October 16, 2020

  The 2020 election is getting closer every day, so now is the time to get registered to vote. With impending judicial nominations and the climate crisis growing more severe by the minute, not...

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Burton: Kael Weston Is the Best Candidate for UT-02

By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer October 15, 2020

  Davis County, Utah has been my home for nearly a decade. It’s a great place to live, with kind neighbors, beautiful mountains, good schools and easy access to libraries. The peaceful living...

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Kincart: Vote Biden to Combat Climate Change

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer October 14, 2020

  At the first presidential debate, Democratic presidential nominee and former vice president, Joe Biden, made it clear that he did not support the Green New Deal. He said, “I don’t support...

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McGrath: Powerful Women of Color Are Speaking. Listen Up.

By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer October 14, 2020

  I tolerate being interrupted, apologize profusely for taking up space and contain my anger in public to avoid being seen as an “angry woman” — and I’m white. So imagine how much more...

The vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020 at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle.)

Poma: Where I Stand after the VP Debate

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor October 13, 2020

  The vice presidential debate was more informative for me than last week’s presidential showdown. Many issues that I thought would be discussed were not, and other topics came up unexpectedly. There...