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Hibben: Gabby Petito’s Murder Was Preventable, and All Too Familiar

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer October 13, 2021

  More than five weeks before Gabby Petito’s remains were found in Wyoming, Moab police stopped her and her missing fiancé Brian Laundrie after reports of a violent fight between them. Police...

Police in riot gear surround and block in protesters in the streets of Salt Lake City on July 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Police Reform Does Not Start With Utah Legislators

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer October 13, 2021

  In September, The Salt Lake Tribune released a damning analysis of Utah police shootings and the role race plays when officers fire their guns. It found that racial and ethnic minorities are...

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Hibben: ‘Call Her Daddy’ is the Opposite of Empowerment

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer October 7, 2021

  The podcast “Call Her Daddy” has been controversial since its beginning — its hosts, Alexandra Cooper and Sofia Franklyn, frequently use raunchy and explicit language. The podcast discusses...

Brittney Dantuona working at Ugurt located next to the University of Utah on October 04, 2021. (Photo by Langley Hayman | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: The Labor Shortage is a Good Thing

By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer October 6, 2021

  Because of ridiculously high tuition rates, I work at a café to support myself financially. I can’t complain too much. I get free food, meet some great people and make money all at once. But...

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Kincart: We Need More Focus on the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women Crisis

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer October 5, 2021

  Gabby Petito’s case has dominated the media. Every time I checked social media, I found posts related to the case. And while atrocious, stories like Gabby’s are much more common among Indigenous...

Cushman: Teach Americans Scientific Literacy

Cushman: Teach Americans Scientific Literacy

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer October 5, 2021

  Research shows that only 28% of Americans are scientifically literate. Most Americans don’t even have the scientific knowledge to understand the science section of the New York Times. How are...

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Editorial: Our Future is Uncertain and Stressful

  The world we are entering into is not a welcoming one. It’s not even promised. Our parents and grandparents grew up in a world with possibilities and chances for change. Institutional...

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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...

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Guest Opinion: A Healthy Sleep Schedule is Essential During College and Beyond

By Paula G. Williams October 3, 2021

  What if you learned that there was something you could do that would improve your memory, decrease stress, help you regulate emotions and lower your risk of getting sick? What is this...

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Linnabary: The Case for The Family Security Act

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer October 3, 2021

  The American family is in crisis. One of America's most robust social institutions has started fading away. Marriage rates steadily decline, and the phrase “broken family” — referring to...