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Loken: Do Not Revel in Inhumane Jail Conditions

By NingLi Loken, Opinion Writer September 20, 2023

  Former President Donald Trump barely entered the Fulton County Jail in Georgia to be indicted on felony charges before being released back to the public. He spent a whopping 20 minutes there...

Students walking outside the Heritage Halls Buildings at the Brigham Young University campus in Provo on Saturday, Sep. 2, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hufford: Accountability in Private Education Needs Reconstruction

By Olivia Hufford, Opinion Writer September 13, 2023

  Private schools have long been a part of American society. Yet, even as protections against discrimination evolve on a federal level, their accountability standards have scarcely changed. A recent...

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Barney: Voter ID is a Flawed Premise

By Sebastian Barney, Opinion Writer September 7, 2023

  Donald Trump’s interview with Tucker Carlson on Aug. 23 highlighted a myriad of old talking points. These included a range of justifications for his insurrection attempt. Trump and others...

An office building for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah on Aug. 28, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Loken: Rescind the Prophetic Timpanogos Extermination Order

By NingLi Loken, Opinion Writer August 30, 2023

  We want people to take accountability for their mistakes. This requires recognition of the harm they enact and a commitment to improving. We should be asking the same thing of the Church of Jesus...

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Champine: Starbucks Must Do Better for the Queer Community

By Morgan Champine, Opinion Writer July 9, 2023

  Starbucks Workers United, the union representing the 150 stores on strike, issued a statement saying that many Starbucks locations have been banning pride decor from their stores or telling their...

Carolyn Tuft speaking during the March For Our Lives protest at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City on April 5, 2023.

Champine: Anti-Trans Politicians and Groups Use Utah Children as Pawns

By Morgan Champine, Opinion Writer June 19, 2023

  On June 6, 2023, the Human Rights Campaign declared a state of emergency for LGBTQ+ people. Utah’s LGBTQ+ community has suffered majorly over the past year, and Utah’s queer youth are being...

Two parade-goers kissing in front of the Official Street Preachers at the 2023 Utah Pride Parade in downtown Salt Lake City on June 4, 2023.

Hargis: Queer Pride is a Demonstration of Joyful Activism

By Harper Hargis, Opinion Writer June 16, 2023

In May 2019, I listened to an episode of the podcast, Truth Be Told. The episode was called “Joy” and podcast host, Tonya Mosley, argued that even in the face of hardship, marginalized communities...

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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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