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Kincart: You and an Unsafe Campus

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer October 4, 2021

  The 2019 University of Utah Annual Security and Fire Safety Report stated that 20 instances of rape, 21 instances of burglary, 18 instances of motor vehicle theft and 62 instances of...

Police officers assemble outside of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Oct. 7, 2020.

Cushman: Start Teaching Law Enforcement How to Talk to Sexual Violence Survivors

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 28, 2021

  Content Warning: This article discusses issues and experiences related to sexual assault. On Sept. 15, four U.S. Olympic athletes testified to the Senate about the FBI’s mishandling of sexual...

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...

Students studying on campus in front of Gardner Commons. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hibben: Make Trigger Warnings a Priority on Campus Alerts

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer September 9, 2021

  Trigger Warning: This article discusses sensitive information pertaining to sexual violence, violence and self-harm.   The Clery Act, created in the Memoriam of Jeanne Clery, who was...

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Bringhurst: Banning Porn is a Puritanical Smokescreen

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer 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 & Cushman: We Need to Start Supporting Prisoners

By Sarah Buening and KC Ellen Cushman August 25, 2021

  Following reforms that allowed D.C. inmates to vote, D.C. elected its first incarcerated official, Joel Castón. Castón has been incarcerated for 26 years for killing a man as a teen, but now...

The droughts effect on campus with view towards the Marriott Library on July 24, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Shadley & Soter: What’s Worth Watering?

By Will Shadley and Theadora Soter July 29, 2021

  With the Great Salt Lake and surrounding areas reaching their lowest water levels ever, we must reevaluate where our limited water supply goes. The historic drought that has caused these low...

Protesters for the Black Lives Matter movement confront national guard on 500 S. 200 East in Salt Lake City on July 26, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Police Officers Are Not above the Law

By CJ Alexander, Special Projects Managing Editor July 27, 2021

  West Valley Police arrested Michael Chad Breinholt on Aug. 23, 2019, after he arrived at his girlfriend’s workplace intoxicated and drugged. Both his girlfriend and her coworker reported him...

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Kincart: Another Blow to the Voting Rights Act Should Spark Worry

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer July 21, 2021

  If you know me, you know that I love Election Day. I wanted nothing more than to register to vote on my 18th birthday. I keep my “I Voted” sticker from my first election in my journal. That...


Kincart: Free Britney

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer July 8, 2021

  Over the past few months, I have heard the phrase “Free Britney” flying around social media. At first, I thought it was just a lighthearted phrase to be thrown around, but now as I follow...

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