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Mendenhall: Stop Highlighting Problematic Content Creators

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer September 8, 2022

  Social media is Gen Z’s primary source of entertainment and current events. Platforms like TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter help individuals amass a limitless following, and according...

The Utah State Capital in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 16, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: A Vote for McMullin is a Vote for the Utah Way

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 7, 2022

  This November, Utah will have the “strangest Senate race in America,” with independent challenger Evan McMullin taking on incumbent Sen. Mike Lee. McMullin, a former Republican turned independent,...

The Center for Disability & Access at the University of Utah on the first floor of the A. Ray Olpin Union building on campus in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 10, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lien: The U Needs Accessible Disability Accommodations

By Kayla Lien, Opinion Writer September 1, 2022

  As of 2020, students with disabilities make up 14.5% of the total U.S. student body, education week reports. Yet, according to the National School Board Association, there is a large disparity...

Students walk down campus and pass the Kahlert Village dorms and the Student Life Center in Salt Lake City on July 1, 2022. Due to its close proximity, campus housing provides students who can afford its costs with opportunities to use facilities paid for by student fees and to get involved in campus events and the community. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cowley: The Inaccessibility of Campus Housing

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer September 1, 2022

  During my freshman year of college, I lived in one of the first-year dorms on campus. I was told that by living on campus, I would meet more people and have an overall more successful first year...

The courtyard on the north side of the Art building is frequented by art classes as a place to work on assignments. Courses such as studio photography use the are to learn about using natural light and strobes. The image was taken on July, 9, 2022. (Photo by Kevin Cody| The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Make Outdoor Classrooms a Priority

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer August 30, 2022

  My high school had an outdoor classroom where teachers could take students outside to learn. It allowed us to exchange smartboards and lectures for vitamin D and fresh air, creating an important...

Canvas print of some students in a lab at the Warnock Engineering Building at the University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City, Utah on July 5, 2022. (Photo by Amen Koutowogbe | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: U Majors Exclude BIPOC Perspectives

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Editor August 26, 2022

  There’s a serious issue with University of Utah departments excluding students of color by failing to include BIPOC perspectives. In her article, "Torres: The U’s School of Computing Alienates...

Deseret Industries Thrift Store & Donation Center in Murray, Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Aug. 5, 2022. (Photo by Amen Koutowogbe | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lien: Heatwaves Kill

By Kayla Lien, Opinion Writer August 20, 2022

  People have started dying in the United States. due to the current heatwave moving through the Pacific Northwest. Heat is reportedly the most deadly extreme weather event, and large parts of...

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Cowley: Stop Monkeypox Stigma in its Tracks

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer August 19, 2022

  On July 23 2022, the World Health Organization declared the monkeypox virus an “international concern.” Only 12 days later, the Biden administration declared a public health emergency when...

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Lezaic: American Standards for Children’s Swimwear are Pedophilic

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer August 9, 2022

  At age seven, I went to a pool in Serbia where I was the only little girl wearing a bikini top — everyone else wore only their bottoms. I felt embarrassed to go shirtless at first because the...

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Mendenhall: It’s About Time for the 988 Hotline

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer August 9, 2022

  As of July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached by dialing 988, routing callers to trained counselors and mental health specialists. Individuals can also text and access...