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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Justice

Jang: Who Defines Literary Value?

By Eseudel Jang, Opinion Writer July 17, 2024

  H.B. 29, a recent bill signed by Gov. Cox, now allows for an easier book-banning process starting July 1. The government can remove a book from all schools in the state if at least three school...

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Timpa: The Supreme Court is Out of Control

By Matthew Timpa, Opinion Writer July 16, 2024

  In the last few weeks, the United States Supreme Court again captured headlines after a series of controversial decisions. These decisions are substantial enough in scope to alter the country’s...

Pro-Palestine demonstrators hold up signs that read Cease Fire Now next to the newly built encampment in front of the John R. Park Building at the University of Utah during the Emergency Rally For Palestine on Monday, April 29, 2024. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Timpa: To Be an American

By Matthew Timpa, Opinion Writer May 24, 2024

  Over the last few weeks, universities nationwide have borne witness to student-run protests in support of a free Palestine.   The University of Utah is no exception to this, with students...

Angela Lezaic, opinion writer of the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses for a photo inside the J. Willard Marriott Library on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on March 29, 2024. (Photo by Luke Larsen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lezaic: The Death of Journalistic Integrity

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer May 15, 2024

  I have officially spent over two years at the Daily Utah Chronicle, and it’s been a wild ride.   I got this position after I started standing back up from the lowest point in my life. I...

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Jang: Sundance Shines in Utah

By Eseudel Jang, Opinion Writer May 7, 2024

  Controversy recently arose over whether the Sundance Film Festival will move to other cities as its current contract is set to expire in 2027. With an over 40-year history, Sundance has been...

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Lezaic: White Environmentalists, Step Up for Palestine

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer April 5, 2024

  During the last few months of the most thoroughly documented genocide in history, oppressed groups from all walks of life took up much of the organizing for Palestinian liberation in the United...

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Jang: Pay Utah Teachers More

By Eseudel Jang, Opinion Writer March 27, 2024

  Teacher shortages have persisted in Utah since the aftermath of COVID-19. Utah has one of the highest teacher-to-student ratios in the country.  Teachers exhibit an alarmingly low retention...

The Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City, Utah on Feb. 15, 2023. (Photo by Andrea Oltra | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lezaic: S.B. 57 Paves the Road to Fascism

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer February 24, 2024

  Utah’s legislators have decided to speed-run some of this year’s most harmful bills. Gov. Cox has happily accommodated them, eagerly signing off on dangerous legislation just a few weeks...

The Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City, Utah on Feb. 15, 2023. (Photo by Andrea Oltra | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hufford: Keep Utah’s Children Safe

By Olivia Hufford, Opinion Writer February 21, 2024

  The turbulent emotion brought on by parent custody battles often affects more than just the couple involved. Children caught in the middle of situations like these experience heavy impacts,...

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Nshangalume: Access to Justice is a Right

By Iragi Nshangalume, Opinion Writer February 11, 2024

  The Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees legal assistance to all Americans, regardless of their financial status. Utah, however, needs to do a better job following directions. Utah...