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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

A successful democratic convention

By By Christine Angstman and By Christine Angstman September 2, 2008

By Christine AngstmanDENVER8212;History was made Thursday night as the curtains closed on the Democratic National Convention. In front of 84,000 people Barack Obama became the first African-American to...

Vice president choices no good

By By Alicia Williams and By Alicia Williams September 2, 2008

By Alicia WilliamsIt was barely tolerable to accept the defeat of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee.The agonizingly long summer was spent hoping and praying through defeat after defeat,...

Chartwells’ changes are only cosmetic

August 29, 2008

Cafeteria-goers will notice this week's addition of tuxedo-wearing greeters welcoming them to Chartwells. Beside the greeters, Chartwells has added a condiment bar outside the food court and swinging entry...

Biden good pick for Obama

By By James Sewell August 29, 2008

By James SewellAfter weeks of water-cooler speculation and off-target talking head telepathy ("I know he'll choose..."), Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential nominee, global celebrity and ersatz savior...

Student voice critical for climate-neutral campus

By By Craig Forster August 29, 2008

By Craig ForsterEarth Day 2008, U President Michael Young joined more than 560 campus presidents and provosts by signing the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, aiming to achieve...

Give bikers and motorists more elbow room

By By Aaron Shaddy August 29, 2008

By Aaron ShaddySalt Lake City is swarming with drivers and bicyclists. Bikers are routinely cut off by cars swerving to avoid them. Data from the Utah Department of Health shows there are, on average,...

We have the right to open carry

August 27, 2008

Editor:In her column ("Concealed carry should be enough for gun owners," Aug. 25), Alicia Williams suggested that "U gun owners should have appreciation for all they enjoy, not muddle the system with unnecessary...

Nepotism or networking? Either will get you ahead

By By Gina Lea Nickl August 27, 2008

By Gina Lea NicklHistorically, nepotism has been viewed as a negative and corrupt practice. In the business world, showing favoritism to relatives or friends gets an especially negative reaction from people...

Your vote counts

August 27, 2008

The minds and imaginations of college students across the country have been captured by Barack Obama. Though the race is almost neck and neck among general voters, a Wallstreet Journal/NBC poll conducted...

Universe Project would benefit from student input

By By Andrew Cengiz August 27, 2008

By Andrew CengizWe're finally getting some conveniently placed stores on the U campus.For many U students, the Universe Project that could replace the parking lot west of Rice-Eccles Stadium is a welcome...