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UnSafe U protesters gather at the Public Safety Building on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City to protest the actions of officers involved in the Lauren McCluskey case on Aug. 6, 2020. (Chronicle Archives)

Saifee: More UUPD Accountability and Transparency Is Important, But Not Enough

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Writer March 10, 2021

  Last summer's racial justice protests shed light on the unjust and corrupt nature of America's police force. We saw videos and images of police demonstrating excessive force on peaceful protesters,...

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Letter: Keep Asian-America in the Foreground

By Samuel Judd-Kim February 25, 2021

  Recently, the social media feeds of many students have been graced by a number of popular posts alluding to recent upticks in violence against Asian-Americans, undeniably fueled in part by anti-Chinese...

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Kincart: Paris Hilton Protecting Utah Teens?

By Sydney Kincart, Opinion Writer February 24, 2021

  A reality TV star, model and socialite may just have sway on Utah politics. Paris Hilton shifted much attention to the ongoing legislative session when she testified to the state's Senate Judiciary,...

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Cushman: Protect Incarcerated Women’s Reproductive Freedom

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer February 21, 2021

  Women's health needs are unique. A history of ignorance and taboo around women’s health issues means that even today women can struggle to receive the healthcare they want or need to address...

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Shadley: Utah Needs Campaign Finance Candidates

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer February 21, 2021

  In the midst of a global pandemic that has left Utahns struggling to maintain jobs, housing and healthcare, you may be surprised to hear that pro-billboard legislation has found its way to valuable...

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Christopherson & Kincart: Teach Utah Students Consent

By Nain Christopherson and Sydney Kincart February 16, 2021

  Utah’s Democratic women lawmakers are on a mission to curb our state’s high rates of sexual violence and get justice for survivors. Reps. Angela Romero, Carol Spackman Moss, Jennifer Dailey-Provost...

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Alexander: Let’s Get Rid of Black History Month

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer February 1, 2021

  Personally, I don’t think we should have Black History Month at all. The Black community doesn’t deserve to have their entire history condensed to fit into the shortest month of the year....

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Alexander: Indigenous Women and Girls Deserve Justice

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer January 23, 2021

  Many people seek justice for a loved one after they experience a violent crime through the help of law enforcement. But for Indigenous communities, a harsh reality awaits — one where families...

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Editorial: You Should Care About the 2021 Legislative Session

  Today the Utah State Legislature begins its annual General Session, where our senators and representatives will meet to vote on hundreds of bills and resolutions to shape the future of our state....

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Editorial: Stewart and Owens Should Resign

On Jan. 6, pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to stop the electoral vote count that certified Joe Biden as president-elect. At the rally earlier that day, President Trump and members...

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