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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

Politics

Run With the Wolf-Pac to Get Money Out of Politics

Run With the Wolf-Pac to Get Money Out of Politics

February 4, 2016

This has got to be the freakiest presidential election the United States has ever hosted. Americans fed up with “career politicians” have rushed to fill the corner of a man whose only qualifying virute...

Visa Restrictions Place Unnecessary Burden on Travelers, Deter Diplomacy

Visa Restrictions Place Unnecessary Burden on Travelers, Deter Diplomacy

January 28, 2016

An article I read recently in The New Yorker criticized the Ammon Bundy-led militia standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for being behind the times. Bundy and a host of other Westerners made a...

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley joins U.S. military service members and community business partners for the launch of Operation Palmetto Employment, a statewide military employment initiative aimed at making South Carolina the most military-friendly state in the nation, Feb. 26, 2014, at Sysco in Columbia, S.C. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jorge Intriago/Released)

#DeportNikkiHaley Demonstrates Racism Rampant in the Republican Party

January 21, 2016

With its presidential frontrunner a hateful billionaire, its next-in-line a Tea Party politician who has shut down the government in the past and its efforts to oust John Boehner nearly gone horribly wrong,...

Donald Trumps Racist, Unconstitutional Beliefs Makes Him Unfit for Presidency

Donald Trump’s Racist, Unconstitutional Beliefs Makes Him Unfit for Presidency

January 21, 2016

The presidential election is right around the corner, and according to Donald Trump, he’s in the lead. Whether or not those polls are accurate, we are facing a real problem. The possibility of a xenophobic...

Obamas Executive Action on Gun Control an Effort to Curtail Partisan Deadlock

Obama’s Executive Action on Gun Control an Effort to Curtail Partisan Deadlock

January 19, 2016

A democratic society knows it's in trouble when it's incapable of engaging in rational debate on a particular subject, which is exactly what is happening today with gun safety legislation. Some political...

Oregon Occupation Illustrates Societys Failings

Oregon Occupation Illustrates Society’s Failings

January 11, 2016

The takeover of the Federal building at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon is a perfect representation of how we have failed as a society. The situation exudes white privilege, hypocrisy and...

Media Should Have Classified Planned Parenthood Shooting as Domestic Terrorism

Media Should Have Classified Planned Parenthood Shooting as Domestic Terrorism

December 29, 2015

Journalists are supposed to be objective, concentrating on the facts of a story and eliminating personal biases. But the contrasting coverage of the San Bernardino and Planned Parenthood shootings offer...

Republican Candidates Hype ISIS Threat to Gain Upper Hand Over Democratic Opponents

Republican Candidates Hype ISIS Threat to Gain Upper Hand Over Democratic Opponents

December 9, 2015

Last week we were plagued with another mass shooting. However, this particular tragedy stands out from the other 352 mass shootings that took place this year, in that shortly after Tashfeen Malik and Syed...

The Second Amendment Should Not Be Exempt from Alteration

The Second Amendment Should Not Be Exempt from Alteration

December 8, 2015

After every mass shooting in the United States, one thing is guaranteed — another shooting is lurking in the future. President Obama admonished the American people after the Planned Parenthood shooting...

Americans Need to Accept Refugees, Because it is the Right Thing to Do

Americans Need to Accept Refugees, Because it is the Right Thing to Do

November 30, 2015

It would be inappropriate, in this article, for me to invoke the “foundational tenets” of the United States. I can’t say with any certainty that this country is founded on the basis of freedom, equality...