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Dunn: Here’s To Hope

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer August 24, 2023

  Emily Dickinson wrote, “‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers / That perches in the soul / And sings the tune without the words / And never stops at all.” This quote has recently perched in my...

Spiral Jetty seen from above at Corinne, Utah on Saturday, Aug.19, 2023.

Dunn: The Spiral Jetty’s Evolving Legacy

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer August 20, 2023

  Recently, I visited the Spiral Jetty for the first time. I walked along the path, trudging through loose dirt. It looked as though the sand was in the process of burying the jetty. Large black...

Forest Dale Golf Course in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. (Photo by Sophie Felici |The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Dunn: We Can Keep the Golf Courses

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer June 23, 2023

  When it comes to water issues there is one subject many people immediately think of — golf courses. Comedian and Host of Last Week Tonight John Oliver had a segment last year on the water shortage...

The Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park, Utah on March 10, 2022.

Dunn: We Don’t Need the Lake Powell Pipeline

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer June 16, 2023

  In April, I wrote an article on water usage in Utah. In that article, I focused on the public use of water, particularly in the agriculture industry. Now, I’m focusing on a proposed water...

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Dunn: We Need More Green Burials

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer June 4, 2023

According to the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, only about 24% of Americans plan their own funeral. This leaves surviving relatives to plan their deceased loved ones’ funerals,...

UTA TRAX passing through Fort Douglas station in Salt Lake City, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022.

Dunn: Public Transportation Needs More Support to Reach its Full Potential

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer May 17, 2023

  This past April, the Utah Transit Authority’s Frontrunner train celebrated its 15th birthday. The Frontrunner train runs from Ogden to Provo and provides bike storage and complimentary WiFi....

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Dunn: Celebrities Deserve Privacy Too

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer April 26, 2023

  On April 8, Entertainment Tonight reported that artist Taylor Swift had split from her boyfriend Joe Alwyn after six years. The news spread far and fast, with other prominent outlets, such as...

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Dunn: Utah’s Water Use Has to Change

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer April 14, 2023

  This winter has been one of Salt Lake City’s wettest, and some say Utah is no longer in an “extreme” drought. While this is good, Utah’s water usage still greatly affects our state’s...

The Utah State Capitol Rotunda on Friday, Feb. 12, 2020.

Dunn: H.B. 469 is Dangerous for Mountain Lions

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer March 28, 2023

  Over the past couple of weeks, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has signed bills from the 2023 legislative session, including H.B. 469, the “Wildlife Related Amendments.” H.B. 469 focuses on wildlife...

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Dunn: We Must Do Better with True Crime

By Auriana Dunn, Opinion Writer March 21, 2023

  In fall of 2021, Gabby Petito’s case caught media headlines by storm, capturing national attention. It became the focus of many real-life and internet conversations. And back in February, a...

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