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Shadley: We Must Stop Commodifying Labor

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer January 18, 2022

  Work has always been an integral part of what it means to be human. Whether work is hunting and gathering, opinion writing or anything in between, we’ve been working for our entire...

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Bringhurst & Buening: COVID-19 is Evolving the American Workforce

By Maggie Bringhurst and Sarah Buening January 2, 2022

  As 2022 rapidly approaches, many of us are still struggling to come to terms with the last two “Covid-era” years. Although completely disorienting, this part of our lives sparked a much-needed...

Linnabary: Chinas Emissions Are Out of Control

Linnabary: China’s Emissions Are Out of Control

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer December 30, 2021

  World leaders, climate scientists and activists recently gathered in Glasgow for the COP26 Conference to show solidarity in preventing and strategizing against climate change. The United States,...

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Alexander: A Message For Our Disappointing Political Leaders

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer December 19, 2021

  In 2020, I started my college experience feeling optimistic, like I could change anything if I wanted to. I planned to study politics at the University of Utah, start a career on Capitol Hill,...

New apartments being built next to Brickyard Plaza as the population continues to increase in Salt Lake City on Nov. 28, 2021 . (Photo by Langley Hayman | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Linnabary: Utah is a Growing State for a Reason

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer December 8, 2021

  America is an ever-changing nation, and a part of the change is shifting populations in our states. In the 2020 Census, Utah was found to be one of the fastest-growing states in the country....

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Cushman: Governor Spencer Cox, A Year Later

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer December 2, 2021

  In April 2020, I wrote a piece explaining why I would cast my ballot for Spencer Cox in the Utah gubernatorial race, despite our different ideologies. I saw a politician willing to stand against...

Bringhurst: Find Creativity in the Chaos of Capitalism

Bringhurst: Find Creativity in the Chaos of Capitalism

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer December 2, 2021

  Capitalism is exhausting. Young people today talk about how working a mind-numbing corporate position or food service job stifles their creativity and prevents their personal growth. Millennials...

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Buening: What You Need to Know About COP26

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor December 1, 2021

  In 1995, the first Conference of the Parties (COP) was held. Since then, world leaders have gathered to collaborate on solutions to the climate crisis. The 26th United Nations Climate Change...

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Edwards & Shadley: Building Better Boundaries

By Sheely Edwards and Will Shadley November 30, 2021

  Against the wishes of the Salt Lake community, Utah Republicans have chosen to prioritize their job security over genuine representation. Utahns voted for an independent commission to redraw...

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Hibben: A Roe v. Wade Reversal Could Mean the End of an Unbiased Supreme Court

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer November 20, 2021

  This December, the Supreme Court will start hearing arguments of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which challenged a Mississippi law that would ban abortion after 15 weeks. Jackson...