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Chavez: We Should Fix Social Problems, Not Punish Victims

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer November 7, 2019

“Legislation of morality” is common phrasing around criminal statutes against gambling, alcohol and drug use, pornography and certain sexual acts. Utah is a good example of a state that regularly dabbles...

The Utah State liquor store on July 11, 2018 (Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Head to Head: Should Government Regulate Morality on the Grounds of Health?

By Paij Chavez and KC Cushman November 7, 2019

Two of our opinion writers, Paij Chavez and KC Cushman, have opposing perspectives on how much the government should regulate moral decisions — like drug abuse or sex work — in the name of protecting...

H2H: Scott: Should Confederate Statues Remain Standing?

H2H: Scott: Should Confederate Statues Remain Standing?

August 28, 2019

This month marks the two-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally where white nationalists, neo-Nazis, Klansmen, neo-Confederates, neo-fascists, right-wing militiamen and other members of the alt-right...

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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...

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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...

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,...

Barron: Forget Classes! Get an Internship!

Barron: Forget Classes! Get an Internship!

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer 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,...

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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...

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...

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....