The Daily Utah Chronicle

Swanson: Warren Can Rally Democrats, But Can She Win it All?

Swanson: Warren Can Rally Democrats, But Can She Win it All?

By Gavin Swanson

November 9, 2019

Biden may still be in the 2020 presidential race, but there are two other frontrunners with a credible shot at winning the nomination — Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. Warren has had a strong last couple of months and her campaign has shown consistent momentum. Most nationwide polling...

Cushman: Trump’s Foreign Policy Demolishes U.S. Credibility

Cushman: Trump’s Foreign Policy Demolishes U.S. Credibility

By KC Cushman

November 9, 2019

Foreign policy is often a divisive issue no matter what political party someone is aligned with. The Trump Administration's recent decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, for example, was leveled with criticism from people across the political spectrum and each for many different reasons....

Swanson: People Of The World Unite In Solidarity For The Struggle

Swanson: People Of The World Unite In Solidarity For The Struggle

By Gavin Swanson

November 7, 2019

For the last seven months, the protestors of Hong Kong have been fighting one of the most powerful governments in the world. It has been going on for so long that it has changed from a backlash against an extradition bill and developed into a fight for democracy itself. The protestors of Hong Kong have...

Crofts: In Trump I Trust

Crofts: In Trump I Trust

By Porter Crofts

November 7, 2019

For as long as I can remember, I have been a Republican. Believe it or not, I was raised in a conservative home in Los Angeles. Growing up in the liberal hub of Los Angeles, I was always surrounded by friends, family and teachers who pushed the ideals of the Democratic Party upon me and disparaged my...

Edwards: False Advertising Pitches Term Limits as a Simple Solution

Edwards: False Advertising Pitches Term Limits as a Simple Solution

By Sheely Edwards

November 6, 2019

The United Utah Party recently launched a ballot initiative campaign to impose limits on state elected officials in Utah. If passed in November 2020, “Unite 4 Term Limits” would limit state legislators to 12 years of consecutive service — the equivalent of three state Senate terms or six state House...

Cushman: Party-Run Primaries Present Problems

Cushman: Party-Run Primaries Present Problems

By KC Cushman

November 6, 2019

Faith in American institutions has been on a decline since 1958, when the National Election Study first began polling about trust in the government. The amount of Americans who believe they can trust their government to do what is right “just about always” or “most of the time” has not reached...

Crofts: The Diversity Lie

Crofts: The Diversity Lie

By Porter Crofts

November 4, 2019

On college campuses across America, including the University of Utah, the insistence on, demand for and enforcement of diversity has gone too far. Like most people, I am a supporter of diversity, but there is an unaddressed problem where people have started giving different treatment in the name of diversity...

Swanson: If You’re Going to be a Single Issue Voter, Please Vote on Health Care

Swanson: If You’re Going to be a Single Issue Voter, Please Vote on Health Care

By Gavin Swanson

October 26, 2019

The debate over the future of healthcare has been at the forefront of American domestic policy for over 70 years. It was the number one issue among Democratic voters in 2019 and has been on the top 5 list for decades. Nearly 30 million U.S. citizens do not have health insurance and over 40 million find...

Barron: Utahns Must Demand Conservation over Recreation

Barron: Utahns Must Demand Conservation over Recreation

By Morgan Barron

October 26, 2019

The Yellowstone Act of 1872 established our country’s first national park, dedicating Yellowstone and all future parks to be “for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.” It also tasked the Secretary of the Interior with the duty to make "rules and regulations... necessary or proper for the care and m...

Barron: If the Government Cared About American Youth, It Would Ban Assault Weapons Before Juul Pens

Barron: If the Government Cared About American Youth, It Would Ban Assault Weapons Before Juul Pens

By Morgan Barron

October 24, 2019

A few weekends ago, I went home for dinner and happened to sit at the table beside a family friend who is a practicing attorney. He asked about my classes and I asked about his family, but our conversation quickly turned to President Trump’s announcement on his administration's move to ban flavored vape pods. I hadn’t been following th...

Stay Up to Date!
Stay up to date with our top stories delivered straight to your inbox!
We respect your privacy. No spam. Ever.