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Brown: If You’re Vaccinated Lose the Mask

By Jackson Brown, Opinion Writer June 10, 2021

  When the COVID-19 vaccines came out, I, like many others, researched vaccine effectiveness and then got vaccinated as soon as possible. With the CDC’s announcement that it’s okay for vaccinated...

Photo by Mark Fischer, courtesy of Creative Commons

Head to Head: The Fight to Fill the Supreme Court

September 29, 2020

After the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Republicans and Democrats both race to fill -- or create new -- seats in the Court.

Photo by Gage Skidmore, courtesy of Creative Commons

McGrath: Your Voice Matters to Republican Leaders –– Until It Doesn’t

By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer September 29, 2020

  Led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the vultures that are Republican officials have been watching and waiting for the next pillar of American democracy to croak and die on the side...

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gives a speech on the state of the Republican nomination for president at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Thursday, March, 3, 2016. (Tara Lincoln, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Republicans Should Block Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 27, 2020

  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was known as a pioneer of women’s rights. Now though, for many on the left, Justice Ginsburg will also be remembered for her death in the midst of...

Attendee writes an Angela Davis quote in chalk at Washington Square Park for the Juneteenth celebration in Salt Lake City on June 19, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: Hire an Artist of Color, Destroy a Racist Monument

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor September 9, 2020

  Fallen Monument Park in Moscow, Russia is full of statues of communist leaders, like Stalin and Lenin, who ruled Russia during the Soviet era. The park now commemorates the lives lost because...

The Native American eagle headdress that was displayed on stage during the Solidarity Rally against racism at Washington Square Park in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (Rishi Deka | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: Keep Talking about Re-Nicknaming the U

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer August 25, 2020

  In late June, the Salt Lake Tribune published an opinion piece by Christopher Mead, a University of Utah employee, arguing that the U needs to retire the Ute nickname as our communities reckon...

An obelisk, donated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1961, commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Big Bethel. (Courtesy U.S. Air Force)

Cushman: Confederate Monuments Are an Affront to Equality and Democracy

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer August 12, 2020

  In Germany, illegally displaying Nazi symbols is punishable with jail time. Displaying a swastika is not only a cultural taboo but can also be a crime because Germany has decided that Nazi symbolism...