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

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...

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...

Palin not qualified to serve the American public

By By James Sewell October 10, 2008

By James SewellThe one and only vice presidential debate of this election season was held Oct. 2. I'd been rather eager to see the debate, especially after Gov. Sarah Palin's poor performances in just...

New building takes away from spirit of humanities

By By Aaron Shaddy October 10, 2008

By Aaron ShaddyA new humanities building? Doesn't that detract from the whole spirit of a humanities major?Sure, we needed it. God knows we complained a lot about it. OSH is a rusted and dilapidated bunker...