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Associate Professor Peter Von Sivers (Dept. of History) lectures at a workshop entitled The Arab Spring: Roots and Repurcussions in the Middle East. The workshop was co-hosted by the Middle East Center and the Tanner Humanities Center. (Photo via The Daily Utah Chronicle Archive)

Torres: Let Go of Your STEM Superiority Complex

By Gaby Torres, Opinion Writer May 15, 2022

  The ever-present STEM versus Humanities and Liberal Arts debate makes for a less-than-memorable college experience for many. Although both STEM and non-STEM disciplines will prove essential in...

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Kincart: We Must Reimagine Preschool Programs

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer March 31, 2022

  I remember attending a preschool that prioritized the arts. I spent my preschool experience in music, acting, dance and art classes. My parents wanted me and my brother to learn in an environment...

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Hibben: Apologies for Military Mistakes Are Not Enough

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer September 30, 2021

  On Aug. 29, the United States military fired a drone missile in Afghanistan — a “righteous strike.” But really, this was a tragic mistake, killing 10 civilians, 7 of which were children. The...

Woman holds up Anti-Vaccination sign in Downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday Aug. 22, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Vaccines are the New Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer August 24, 2021

  The right to choose between receiving the COVID-19 vaccine or not reflects a larger issue in our nation regarding bodily autonomy. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve seen numerous expressions of...

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Cushman: Preschool Education Is Not a Partisan Issue

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer July 28, 2021

  In the “New Girl'' episode "Lillypads," Schmidt tries preparing his daughter for an interview to get into a prestigious preschool. The episode pokes fun at how some parents go to crazy lengths...

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Hibben: Here’s Why We Have Trust Issues with the CDC

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer June 22, 2021

  Only 52% of Americans have a great deal of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Americans still support the nation’s medical system along with physicians and nurses, but...

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Saifee: Deb Haaland is the Transformative Leader We Need

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor December 30, 2020

  "Climate change is the challenge of our lifetime," said Rep. Deb Haaland, Biden's nominee for Secretary of the Interior Department. A welcome change, as the past four years have been dominated...