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Children's soccer shoes are held in a residential house in Salt Lake City, Utah on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Brown: Parents Should Encourage Little League Sports

By Jackson Brown, Opinion Writer September 16, 2021

  Little league sports paint the image of overly passionate parents who take things a little too seriously. Whether parents are yelling at teenage umpires in baseball or constantly talking down...

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Current University COVID-19 Policies are Ableist

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer September 15, 2021

  The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over. The virus' variants still pervade the country. The CDC shows that the United States currently experiences high levels of transmission. This is especially concerning...

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Cushman: Changing U.S. Work Schedules Allows for Sleep Acceptance

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 14, 2021

  I have always struggled to fall asleep earlier than midnight. I’m a natural night owl. However, my schedule this semester requires me to wake up at 5:30 am five days a week. I constantly feel...

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Bringhurst: Joe Rogan is Spreading Dangerous COVID-19 Misinformation 

By Maggie Bringhurst September 14, 2021

  A typical day in Joe Rogan’s life starts at the gym, followed by mushroom coffee and supplements such as creatine and Alpha Brain. He sticks to a strict diet founded in “primal” eating. Dude-bros...

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Alexander & Hibben: Texas’ Abortion Laws Are Horrific

By CJ Alexander and Aya Hibben September 14, 2021

  Texas legislators recently passed a horrific bill prohibiting abortions after six weeks, before most women even know they are pregnant. With narrow exceptions for health complications,...

Students, Diana Fierro and Kinzey Brice tabling at the U of U get involved fair to distribute information about the COVID-19 Vaccine on Sept. 3, 2021 in front of the A. Ray Olpin Union building in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Get Your Vaccine

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer September 8, 2021

  In August 2021, the University of Utah announced its intention to pursue a vaccine requirement for students attending classes in person. The decision, which is allowed under current Utah law,...

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Bringhurst: Banning Porn is a Puritanical Smokescreen

By Maggie Bringhurst September 1, 2021

  Sex work is one of the oldest careers known to man. The earliest records of prostitution date back to 2400 BC in ancient Mesopotamia. Various forms of pornography have been documented throughout...

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Buening: We Need to Carry Public Health Lessons Into the Future

By Sarah Buening, Opinion Writer August 31, 2021

  Less than a year and a half ago, none of us could have imagined the mark COVID-19 would leave on our world. Now, we are only beginning to emerge from one of the most confusing and unique chapters...

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Kincart: Grind Culture Isn’t Worth It

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer August 28, 2021

  My life is much more “rise and grind” than “rise and shine” these days. With summer classes, internships and extracurriculars, I am pretty busy. I recently came across a photo...

Woman holds up Anti-Vaccination sign in Downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday Aug. 22, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Vaccines are the New Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer August 24, 2021

  The right to choose between receiving the COVID-19 vaccine or not reflects a larger issue in our nation regarding bodily autonomy. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve seen numerous expressions of...