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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

ASUU and the Hinckley Institute are collaborating to encourage all students to fill out the census. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

Gholami: White on Paper, Brown in Public: Issues with the Census Race Question

By Samira Gholami, Opinion Writer June 1, 2020

  The Census is a colossal undertaking with high stakes, the implications of which will shape the lives of Americans for years to come. Census numbers inform decisions about how federal money is...

An inaccurate census count will continue to hurt Americans long after this pandemic is over.(Courtesy Wallpaper Flare)

Barron: Don’t Let COVID-19 Harm Utahns Further Through Inaccurate Census Results

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer April 10, 2020

  As April Fools was effectively canceled this year, April 1's other, lesser-known “holiday” was brought to the forefront, with celebrities, state leaders and even former presidential candidates...

A March to the Mailbox rally sign from the 2010 Census. (Courtesy Flickr)

Starr: An Efficient Census is Necessary For Effective Democracy

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer October 1, 2019

When the Constitution was drafted and ratified by the Founders, they decided that direct taxation and each state’s number of representatives would be determined by population. The apportionment procedure...

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Edwards: The Manipulative Motive Behind a Census Citizenship Question

By Sheely Edwards, Editor-in-Chief July 14, 2019

  In preparation for the decennial census, the Federal Government has to prepare and print more than 1.5 billion sheets of paper to be mailed out in 2020. Printing begins six months early in order...