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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

House: Late renovations cause problems on campus

By and August 24, 2008

The U is planning to replace 65,000 feet of hot water piping on campus. The replacement of dated, corroded pipes, expected to cost $30 million and possibly take five years, was only pursued after persistent...

Bean: Universe Project will aid student involvement

By Alex Bean, Opinion ColumnistThere's no doubt the U is a commuter school. With more than 25,000 students and only about 2,300 living on campus, there are a lot of people coming and going. The nature...

Gordon: Democrats must do more than criticize Republicans at convention

By Oakley Gordon, College Democrats ChairThis week, Denver is hosting one of the most important and exciting political conventions in American history. As Democrats from around the nation gather to officially...

Williams: Concealed carry should be enough for gun owners

By Alicia Williams, Opinion ColumnistAccording to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Virginia are all considering legislation that would allow people to...

Forster: Student voice crucial to make green campus

By Craig Forster, Director for Office of SustainabilityEarth Day 2008, U President Michael Young joined more than 560 campus presidents and provosts by signing the American College and University Presidents...

York: Morale leave weighs heavily on soldiers

By By Douglas L. York and By Douglas L. York August 24, 2008

By Douglas L. YorkCAMP LIBERTY, Iraq--Few things are tougher than having to say goodbye, tearfully staring into a loved one's eyes and knowing you will not see them for a while, if ever again.Reliving...

Nickl: University presidents aim to dodge alcohol liability

By Gina Lea Nickl, Opinion ColumnistIt's safe to say that binge drinking has become a part of life for many college students. More than 44 percent of college students show symptoms of alcohol abuse or...

House: Poor location taints new museum’s message

By and July 22, 2008

Next week the U will break ground for the new Utah Museum of Natural History. The design is generally positive and a landmark for sustainable construction. Unfortunately, poor administrative decisions...

Williams: U not effectively enforcing smoking codes

By By Alicia Williams and By By: Alicia Williams July 22, 2008

By Alicia WilliamsSecondhand smoke kills. Environmental Tobacco Smoke, a human carcinogen, was found to be the cause of premature death in people who do not smoke, and there is no risk-free level of exposure,...

Cartoon: Smoking on campus

By By Willus Branham and By By: Willus Branham July 22, 2008

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