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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

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Mendenhall: Replace Fast Fashion with More Ethical Alternatives

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer May 13, 2022

  The term “fast fashion” has gained lots of traction in the last few years, but what does it actually mean? Fast fashion consists of fairly cheap “trendy” clothing items that move into...

Snow Canyon State Park outside St. George, Utah. (Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Saifee: Keep Fighting the Lake Powell Pipeline

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor March 12, 2021

  The Utah legislative session's end brings a collective sigh of relief — 45 days of chaos are now behind us. However, the end is conflicting as we celebrate our successes and reflect upon our...

Outside of the Natural History Museum of Utah on January 22, 2021. (Tom Denton | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reese: The U Needs to Break Up with Rio Tinto

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer January 26, 2021

  In the weeks just prior to President Joe Biden’s inauguration, the Trump administration moved quickly to sell sacred Apache land to Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto. The move was met...

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Scott: Every Person Matters in the Fight Against Pollution,

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer January 17, 2019

  As concerns over Utah’s water, weather and air increase, residents seem to breathe a sigh of relief when they see that a fresh snowstorm is on its way. Utah’s snowpack relies on a regular...

Patience: Plastic Is Worse Than a Group of Mean Girls

Patience: Plastic Is Worse Than a Group of Mean Girls

By Alisa Patience November 6, 2017

Drive down any road: the freeway, your neighborhood street or through the city, through the canyon. Some of the sights awaiting you include trees, flower beds, grass, bus stops, interesting statues —...

White Mesa, Utah, a reservation in southeast Utah that is home to the White Mesa Ute Mountain Ute Tribe.

Ute Tribe in Southern Utah Struggles Against America’s Last Uranium Mill

By Connor Richards July 27, 2017

In the Southeastern corner of Utah, just off Highway 191, tucked tightly in the middle of San Juan County, there is a small community of between 250 and 300 Ute Indians known as the White Mesa Ute Mountain...

(Photo by Chris Samuels)

U Students Beg for Environmental Change

April 20, 2015

Six U students will be panhandling this week, but they won’t be asking for money. The Art, Action and Environment class is using their final project to raise awareness about environmental issues....