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The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Opinion

Language requirement inadequate

By By Jeffrey Jenkins September 30, 2008

By Jeffrey JenkinsIn a global and increasingly outsourced economy, the ability to speak a foreign language fluently has proved to be an invaluable asset to many in the professional and nonprofit industries....

Doctor’s shouldn’t let morals affect patients’ right to birth control

By By James Sewell September 30, 2008

By James SewellThey say that all good things must end. So must some bad things, for instance, the Bush administration, fortunately. But, while autumn leaves are falling, Bush and his accomplices still...

Judges don’t have right to decide meaning of the Constitution

By By Steve Warrick September 30, 2008

By Steve WarrickUnited States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia recently gave the keynote address for a two-day conference on freedom and the rule of law at Utah State University. Scalia's most interesting...

Ball field project provides activities for disabled people

By By Alicia Williams September 30, 2008

By Alicia WilliamsImagine sitting on the sideline without the opportunity to put on a uniform or hit a ball. Imagine always cheering, but never being the one rounding the bases to get to home plate. Imagine...

Buttars shouldn’t get any more chances

By By Anne Roper September 29, 2008

By Anne RoperI tend to hesitate before jumping on a bandwagon. Most of the time it's still stationed, waiting there for me if I decide to hop aboard. In February, after some consideration as to whether...

Candidates’ pandering doesn’t help economy, election

By By Brian Trick September 29, 2008

By Brian TrickSen. John McCain announced Wednesday that he would suspend his campaign in order to return to Washington, D.C., and participate in the brokerage of the now failed Bush economic rescue bill....

Crisis crunches student loans

By By James Sewell September 29, 2008

By James SewellVery few of us here at the U are fortunate enough to have our college educations paid for without resorting to student loans. I personally have acquired a debt total in figures I'd rather...

ASUU scores big with VoteProject

By By Oakley Gordon September 29, 2008

By Oakley GordonEarlier this month, I attended the National College Conference for Political Engagement at Harvard as one of four delegates from the U. Almost an entire day of the conference was devoted...

Youth vote overlooked

By By Dustin Gardiner, Editor in Chief September 28, 2008

By Dustin Gardiner, Editor in ChiefYoung voters will be critical to the outcome of this election, if they bother to vote.Yes, we've all heard this tired line before.Cable news pundits and analysts continue...

Obama is ready for office

By By Brendon Gehrke September 28, 2008

By Brendon GehrkeThe headlines in Saturday's newspapers, Web sites and blogs show mixed reactions to the debate: "Neither candidate won..." "McCain very glad he decided to show up," and "Round 1 in debates...