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Bringhurst: Choose Patience Over Prime

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer December 23, 2021

  In today’s fast-paced world, we often forget the virtue of patience. We expect overnight shipping, fast food, binge-watchable TV and ripe produce in the middle of winter. The average attention...

A student biker biking across campus at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 5, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bringhurst: Switch Gears to Biking

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer December 10, 2021

  The University of Utah is a designated Gold Bicycle Friendly University. Students take part in the annual UBike Week, which encourages and incentivizes biking on campus. Biking is popular, so...

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Buening: What You Need to Know About COP26

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor December 1, 2021

  In 1995, the first Conference of the Parties (COP) was held. Since then, world leaders have gathered to collaborate on solutions to the climate crisis. The 26th United Nations Climate Change...

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Buening: Fossil Fuel Corporations Subvert Democracy

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor November 12, 2021

  On Oct. 28, 2021, executives from four major oil companies appeared before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. Under oath and before Congress, the leaders of ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron...

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Buening: We’re the Clean Energy Generation

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor November 4, 2021

  In Utah, we have access to many diverse landscapes, from canyons to mountains, deserts to salt flats. With this variance comes unique growth opportunities. Currently, our state is powered...

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Soter: Masks Are Saving Lives but Killing the Environment

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor November 4, 2021

  I know you don’t want to, but we’ve got to talk about masks. Much to everyone’s dismay, the COVID-19 pandemic is not going away anytime soon. This is especially true in Utah where case...

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Saifee: The Inland Port Started with the U, and Should End with You

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor October 29, 2021

  The University of Utah sits at the base of the foothills and peers down into the valley. Oftentimes, the U feels like a bubble, disconnected from the rest of Salt Lake City. But the...

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Bringhurst: The Hungry Student Is More than a Stereotype

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer October 29, 2021

  Since the first day of the semester, the University of Utah’s Feed U Pantry has welcomed almost two hundred hungry new clients. On a larger scale, millions of people around the world...

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Shadley: We Need Less Parking on Campus

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer October 28, 2021

  After a short reprieve during the pandemic, parking on campus has once again become wildly competitive. With 60,000 students, faculty and staff returning to campus, the U’s parking lots fill...