The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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


Smoke tax would be fine

December 2, 2008

Editor:Thank you for Zach Edmund's column, ("Smoking "sin tax' shouldn't get support." Dec. 1). After reading your column, I immediately signed the ACS CAN form letter in support of the tax increase. Without...

Animal rights protestors misrepresented

December 2, 2008

Editor:As one of the 16 people cited for "residential picketing," I strongly object to Alicia Williams' unsubstantiated claims ("Animal research is clearly worth it," Dec. 1) about animal research and...

More students need lessons in finance

By Emily Rodriguez-VargasChristmas is just around the corner, and for many, holiday shopping is on the top of the "things to do" list. With Christmas gift expectations popping out at us in ads, Christmas...

Proposed smoking tax shouldn’t get support

By By Zach Edmunds and By Zach Edmunds December 1, 2008

By Zach EdmundsThe American Cancer Society has created a campaign to raise the sales tax on cigarettes in Utah by $2 a pack, which would make Utah the most heavily taxed state for cigarettes. According...

Animal research worth the cost

By By Alicia Williams and By Alicia Williams December 1, 2008

By Alicia WilliamsAnimal rights activists protested outside the downtown Hilton on Nov. 19 wearing black, militant clothing and covering their faces. They said their anonymity was to show solidarity with...

Exciting changes coming to UMNH

By By Sarah George and By Sarah George December 1, 2008

By Sarah GeorgeWhat do you want from a natural history museum? This is the question we asked hundreds of people, including many students, through the public process of an environmental impact study, and...

ASUU should rethink leadership methods

November 21, 2008

Another one bites the dust. Earlier this week, the ASUU Senate Executive Committee turned down the proposed service learning requirement presented by ASUU President Patrick Reimherr and Vice President...

The Chronicle has no basis for questioning Young’s allegiance

November 20, 2008

Editor:This letter is in response to the editorial, ("Stay Sassy, Utah," Nov. 19) We first would like to acknowledge that The Chronicle's judgments as to U President Michael Young's institutional affiliations...

Cell champions are hypocrites

November 20, 2008

Editor:I find it interesting that those who keep talking about the rights of a cluster of cells, I mean a fetus, are also those who oppose the rights of two individuals of the same gender to get married!...

Electricity bill suffering from inflation

By By Alicia Williams November 20, 2008

By Alicia WilliamsTechnology has dramatically improved since Utah began its electrical service in the spring of 1881. The current U campus has relied on that electricity for 108 years. People nonchalantly...