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Dunn: Celebrities Deserve Privacy Too

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer April 26, 2023

  On April 8, Entertainment Tonight reported that artist Taylor Swift had split from her boyfriend Joe Alwyn after six years. The news spread far and fast, with other prominent outlets, such as...

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Lien: AI Is Terrifyingly Competent

By Kayla Lien, Opinion Writer April 25, 2023

  Easy-to-use AIs like ChatGPT have sprung up in surprising numbers this past year. Instead of being locked behind paywalls, many are public access and no-cost. This is in addition to voice-operated...

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Langley: Christian Nationalism: The Right’s Crusade Against Equality

By Jeffrey Langley Jr., Opinion Writer April 24, 2023

  The United States of America, while in no way a utopian society today or at its founding, was the birthplace of many novel freedoms and rights. Among these is the freedom of religion, which guarantees...

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Barney: The Left and The Right are Not Two Sides of the Same Coin

By Sebastian Barney, Opinion Writer April 21, 2023

  The range of political ideology in the United States is partially constrained to a left versus right dogma. We’ve seen this play out year after year, election cycle after election cycle, where...

A view of the Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City on Aug. 21, 2021.

Petters: Jim Crow 2.0 is in Mississippi and It Won’t Stop There

By Keegan Petters, Opinion Writer, Copy Editor April 21, 2023

  Recently, Mississippi passed H.B. 1020, which is reminiscent of Jim Crow laws. The bill aims to limit voting access by appointing judges for Jackson instead of letting the city, which is prominently...

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Jarvis: We Just Want to Make it Home Alive

By Caroline Jarvis, Opinion Writer April 18, 2023

  When I was in sixth grade, my teacher told my class that if an active shooter were in our school, he would sacrifice his life for us. We sat quietly as he lectured us on gun violence. When we...

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Dunn: Utah’s Water Use Has to Change

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer April 14, 2023

  This winter has been one of Salt Lake City’s wettest, and some say Utah is no longer in an “extreme” drought. While this is good, Utah’s water usage still greatly affects our state’s...

Evening on University of Utah campus, Thursday in Salt Lake City.

Mendenhall: Let’s Break the Stigma Around Educational Breaks

By Addison Mendenhall April 13, 2023

  Individuals pursuing any form of higher education can find their experiences extremely rewarding while others experience detrimental side effects. Attending college or a university can quickly...

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Cushman: It’s Up to Us to Combat News Monopolization

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer April 13, 2023

  On Last Week Tonight in 2017, John Oliver described the Sinclair Broadcast Group as “the most influential media company you’ve never heard of.” That’s because they operate television...

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Barney: Banning TikTok Isn’t a Solution

By Sebastian Barney, Opinion Writer April 13, 2023

  Social media has had a serious impact on all of our lives, in ways we would’ve never expected. Platforms like TikTok have both positive and negative implications — social media can serve...

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