The Daily Utah Chronicle

Petersen: Unfriending Over Politics

Petersen: Unfriending Over Politics

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

December 6, 2018

  An old cliché states that one should never discuss politics, religion or money in polite conversation. Yet in the past few years, as news of the Trump administration infiltrates most aspects of our daily lives, it has become increasingly difficult to avoid addressing politics in our relationships. ...

Sonnenberg: Drawing the Line Between Politics and Friendship

Sonnenberg: Drawing the Line Between Politics and Friendship

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

December 6, 2018

  The last couple of years of American politics have been nightmarish. Even in 2014, a year before Donald Trump began his presidential campaign, polarization was at an all-time high — 92 percent of Republicans were more conservative than the median Democrat and 94 percent of Democrats were mo...

Braden: Save Time and Money with Summer Classes

Braden: Save Time and Money with Summer Classes

By Paul Braden

May 26, 2018

With the stresses and struggles that come with talking a full-time schedule during spring semester, the break summer provides from coursework is an all too tempting three-month release that many students, understandably, take full advantage of. However, when considering the long-term sacrifices that a...

Barron: Forget Classes! Get an Internship!

Barron: Forget Classes! Get an Internship!

By Morgan Barron

May 26, 2018

I am part of the "High School Musical" generation. I know all the songs, can stumble through some of the choreography and I still have a major thing for Zac Efron. Consequently, when I think of summertime, phrases like “school’s out, scream and shout” and “it's our vacation” quickly come t...

H2H: Is Public Transportation Worth It?

H2H: Is Public Transportation Worth It?

By Shaelyn Barber and Paul Braden

February 7, 2018

Public Transit Saves the Planet By Shaelyn Barber Each winter, Utah’s infamous inversion hovers over the Salt Lake Valley, filling it with smog so dense it’s more edible than breathable. Utah is often hailed as an outdoor wonderland, but air within the valley stands contrary to this image. La...

H2H: Should Athletes Be Dancing Through the Snow?

By Dakota Grossman and Kyle Garahana

December 11, 2017

Home for the Holidays By Kyle Garahana As the old saying goes, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” When it comes to student-athletes being overworked because they are training during winter break when school isn’t in session, that creates problems beyond being dull. Overworking student-athletes ...

Should Student-Athletes Profit From Play?

Should Student-Athletes Profit From Play?

By Dakota Grossman and Kyle Garahana

December 4, 2017

Athletes Deserve a Cut By Dakota Grossman Participating in college sports is like working a job. The coach is the boss and the athletes are the employees with high expectations for their performance. Similar to being employed, playing a sport can be enjoyable, but at times it is consuming and str...

H2H: Is Gun Control a Problematic Policy?

H2H: Is Gun Control a Problematic Policy?

By Nicholas Coleman and Connor Richards

November 25, 2017

Think Before You Regulate By Nicholas Coleman Following the detestable shooting of a First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas — which killed 26 innocent individuals and injured numerous others — political and spiritual leaders have voiced solutions to the safety concerns of relig...

H2H: Is the Internet Helpful or Harmful?

H2H: Is the Internet Helpful or Harmful?

By Brook Williams and Natalie Parkin

September 26, 2017

Social Media Lacks Reality Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, you name it: People have completely syringed these media outlets into their daily lives. We are, as a global population, constant consumers of information, whether it be useful or completely irrelevant. What does this say about the way ...

H2H: Is U.S. Military Involvement Necessary

H2H: Is U.S. Military Involvement Necessary

By Nicholas Coleman and Connor Richards

September 11, 2017

U.S. Intervention Extends Tragedies by Connor Richards While at the Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Virginia, in August, President Donald Trump announced changes to the United States’ military strategy in Afghanistan. The plan he announced is not promising for anyone hopeful of the U.S. end...

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