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The Daily Utah Chronicle

Opinion

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Current University COVID-19 Policies are Ableist

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer September 15, 2021

  The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over. The virus' variants still pervade the country. The CDC shows that the United States currently experiences high levels of transmission. This is especially concerning...

Shadley & Soter: Utah Needs to Raise the Estate Tax

Shadley & Soter: Utah Needs to Raise the Estate Tax

By Will Shadley and Theadora Soter September 15, 2021

  Utah is one of 33 states without what’s known as a “death” tax. When someone dies in Utah, neither the estate or the inheritors are taxed on that transfer of wealth. Some estates may owe...

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Cushman: Changing U.S. Work Schedules Allows for Sleep Acceptance

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 14, 2021

  I have always struggled to fall asleep earlier than midnight. I’m a natural night owl. However, my schedule this semester requires me to wake up at 5:30 am five days a week. I constantly feel...

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Bringhurst: Joe Rogan is Spreading Dangerous COVID-19 Misinformation 

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer September 14, 2021

  A typical day in Joe Rogan’s life starts at the gym, followed by mushroom coffee and supplements such as creatine and Alpha Brain. He sticks to a strict diet founded in “primal” eating. Dude-bros...

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Alexander & Hibben: Texas’ Abortion Laws Are Horrific

By CJ Alexander and Aya Hibben September 14, 2021

  Texas legislators recently passed a horrific bill prohibiting abortions after six weeks, before most women even know they are pregnant. With narrow exceptions for health complications,...

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Editorial: Post-Grad Plans Are Achievable With The U’s Help

By The Daily Utah Chronicle Editorial Board September 11, 2021

  The University of Utah’s class of 2022 will have a better senior year compared to the last two graduating classes. With the recent return to campus and vaccination rates rising, we will hopefully...

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Linnabary: Utah’s Alcohol Laws Affect Our Liberty

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer September 9, 2021

  Before I moved to Utah, people who lived here consistently warned me about Utah's unorthodox laws around particular activities and substances. After I visited Utah before moving here, I truly...

The Dinwoodey Mansion in Salt Lake City on September 6, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bringhurst: Salt Lake City is Bulldozing Invaluable History

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer September 9, 2021

  Silk dresses and fedoras peppered the crowd. Tiffany chandeliers sparkled overhead. Abbott & Costello dazzled the audience with “Who’s on First,” an iconic comedy routine. Such vaudeville...

Students studying on campus in front of Gardner Commons. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hibben: Make Trigger Warnings a Priority on Campus Alerts

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer September 9, 2021

  Trigger Warning: This article discusses sensitive information pertaining to sexual violence, violence and self-harm.   The Clery Act, created in the Memoriam of Jeanne Clery, who was...

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Cushman: A Biden Impeachment Would Be an Attack on Democracy

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 9, 2021

  During his campaign, President Joe Biden promised to end costly wars in the Middle East, a promise he made good on when he decided to end the two-decades long conflict in Afghanistan. However,...