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


Questar customers should share blame

By By Zach Edmunds and By Zach Edmunds October 27, 2008

By Zach EdmundsIn the past few years, Questar has equipped all of its customers' meters with a device called a transponder, which measures usage using a radio signal. This enables the company's meter readers...

Benefits of flu shot outweigh risks

By By Alicia Williams and By Alicia Williams October 27, 2008

By Alicia WilliamsFall has officially fallen. Leaves have turned to a colorful arrangement of vibrant reds, yellows, oranges and lime greens. The air has become cool and crisp, and snow covers the peaks...

Outdoors coverage great, should include more info

By October 24, 2008

Editor:I was pleasantly surprised to see a whole page spread on rock climbing in Salt Lake City ("Cottonwood canyons offer prime climbing," Oct. 21). It makes me happy to see others sharing my love of...

Obama a good choice for Utah conservatives

By By James Sewell October 24, 2008

By James SewellLess than two weeks from now, you will (I hope) go to the voting booth to cast a vote for John McCain or Barack Obama. Both candidates are good, decent men who sincerely believe in America...

Improvement still needed in sustainability

By By Anne Roper October 24, 2008

By Anne RoperThe U now has one more thing to taunt BYU with. Sure, our Bowl Championship Series ranking went up this weekend and theirs went down, but a new annual comparison leaves us far above the school...

With bad economy, zoo can renew itself

By By Aaron Shaddy October 24, 2008

By Aaron ShaddyIn case you cover your eyes to avoid the political lawn signs on your way to school each day, there's an initiative to "Renew the Zoo." The Salt Lake County Council is asking for $33 million,...

Spend to save Utah’s economy

By By Brian Trick October 23, 2008

By Brian TrickOne of the great things about Utah is the opportunity to escape the day-to-day grind and enjoy an unique outdoor scene. Utah's tourism industry relies on this fact. However, it's preparing...

Many issues in election will affect young voters

By By Liz Carlston October 23, 2008

By Liz CarlstonElection Day is fewer than two weeks away and Utah is one of several early-voting states. Students and citizens across the state can begin casting their ballots in the presidential race...

Chartwells must make sacrifices to go green

By By Alicia Williams October 23, 2008

By Alicia WilliamsThe U campus has gone green this year. In an effort to meet U President Michael Young's climate commitment, the university is seriously considering how it impacts the environment. As...

U.S. health care system in need of major reform

By By Emily Rodriguez-Vargas October 22, 2008

By Emily Rodriguez-VargasThe meaning of "reform" can sometimes be seen as a double-edged sword. You might give something up to pursue something else, but it might end up being worse. That seems to describe...