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Letter: Keep Asian-America in the Foreground

By Samuel Judd-Kim February 25, 2021

  Recently, the social media feeds of many students have been graced by a number of popular posts alluding to recent upticks in violence against Asian-Americans, undeniably fueled in part by anti-Chinese...

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Kincart: Paris Hilton Protecting Utah Teens?

By Sydney Kincart, Opinion Writer February 24, 2021

  A reality TV star, model and socialite may just have sway on Utah politics. Paris Hilton shifted much attention to the ongoing legislative session when she testified to the state's Senate Judiciary,...

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Saifee: Dr. Angela Davis is the Transformative Voice We Need at the U

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Writer February 23, 2021

  Every year in February, ASUU’s Diversity Board hosts the Conference on Diverse Excellence. CODE's mission is to educate and provide spaces for conversations centered around uplifting marginalized...

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Cushman: Protect Incarcerated Women’s Reproductive Freedom

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer February 21, 2021

  Women's health needs are unique. A history of ignorance and taboo around women’s health issues means that even today women can struggle to receive the healthcare they want or need to address...

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Shadley: Utah Needs Campaign Finance Candidates

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer February 21, 2021

  In the midst of a global pandemic that has left Utahns struggling to maintain jobs, housing and healthcare, you may be surprised to hear that pro-billboard legislation has found its way to valuable...

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Alexander: Don’t Close the U’s Confucius Institute

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer February 19, 2021

  The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah encourages cultural appreciation and admiration of Chinese language and education. Through performances, courses and programs, the CIUU acknowledges...

The McGillis School in Salt Lake City on Nov. 14th 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: COVID-19 Learning Loss Is a Problem for Lawmakers

By Theadora Soter, Opinion Writer February 18, 2021

  The world shut down during my last semester of high school. Everything turned upside down when school moved online. Teachers no longer knew how to teach; students no longer knew how to learn....

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Christopherson & Kincart: Teach Utah Students Consent

By Nain Christopherson and Sydney Kincart February 16, 2021

  Utah’s Democratic women lawmakers are on a mission to curb our state’s high rates of sexual violence and get justice for survivors. Reps. Angela Romero, Carol Spackman Moss, Jennifer Dailey-Provost...

The McGillis School in Salt Lake City on Nov. 14th 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Poma: Utah Needs In-School Suicide Prevention at Every Grade Level

By Sasha Poma, Opinion Writer February 15, 2021

  Utah’s youth suicide rates have steadily increased over the past decade. According to the Utah State Board of Education, “From 2011 to 2015, Utah saw a 141% increase in suicides among youth...

UnsafeU protesters gather at the Public Safety Building on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City to protest the actions of officers involved in the Lauren McCluskey case on Aug. 6, 2020. (Ivana Martinez | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Weglinski: Let’s Protect Stalking Victims, Not Make Things Harder for Them

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer February 12, 2021

  Reports of stalking have significantly increased across Utah colleges and universities in the last few years. At the University of Utah, stalking reports spiked more than 100% between 2018 and...

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