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

Opinion

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...

Rape prevention well worth cost

October 22, 2008

Across the board budget cuts are beginning to strike, this time axing Rape Aggression Defense classes offered by the U Police Department.The two-month course was offered three times a year, but suffered...

Eco-friendly scooters still pose safety risk

By By Steven Warrick October 22, 2008

By Steven WarrickMotor scooters have become extremely popular recently. Scooters have a lot to offer college students, being both economical and handy. Roy Davis, manager of Vespa Scooters of Salt Lake...

Service requirement doesn?t benefit students

October 21, 2008

The ranks of campus volunteers could soon swell, thanks to a proposal from ASUU and the Bennion Community Service Center to make community service a requirement for graduation. On the other hand, volunteer...

Defense of Tanner mural based on incorrect notions

October 21, 2008

Editor: Dean Robert Newman's response ("Lenowitz's claims about mural inaccurate and unprofessional," Oct. 9) to my letter regarding the tile mural in the entry hall of the Tanner Humanities Building chastises...

Respect needed from all fronts

October 21, 2008

Fears are often the result of conditioning. Some seemingly irrational fears happen because of evolution. Our ancestors were probably afraid of the dark because it meant a saber-toothed tiger could be anywhere,...

Proposed bike center doesn’t solve problem

By By Alicia Williams October 20, 2008

By Alicia WilliamsAn open house was held Oct. 8 as a brainstorming effort to meet the demands of bicyclists who utilize public transportation. The Utah Transit Authority, Utah Department of Transportation...

Students should utilize new credit bill

By By Emily Rodriguez-Vargas October 20, 2008

By Emily Rodriguez-VargasOne of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States, identity theft, has finally received the attention it needs in Utah.The Federal Trade Commission estimates as many as 9...

Smear tactics not helpful

By By Saeng Bounyasane October 20, 2008

By Saeng BounyasaneLet's not fool ourselves8212;we love negative campaign ads. For all you John McCain fans, how about the ad in which the McCain campaign juxtaposes Barack Obama with Paris Hilton and...

Attack ads inform voters

By By John Carlock October 20, 2008

By John CarlockThere has been quite a bit of talk lately about the presidential campaign attack ads. In the presidential debate Wednesday, a whole section of questioning was devoted to allegations of the...