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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

Inversion in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

Christopherson: Children’s Sports Shouldn’t Play On Bad Air Days

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor November 22, 2019

Everyone knows that Utah has terrible air. In 2017, the American Lung Association ranked Salt Lake City’s air quality “the sixth worst in the nation,” which will not surprise anyone who lives here....

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Christopherson: Utah Needs A Statewide Teacher Salary Increase

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor October 18, 2019

As teachers across the country have captured national attention with strikes over the last year, Utah’s own teacher shortage has moved from relative obscurity to the forefront of our state’s collective...

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Christopherson: The Climate Crisis Demands Personal Sacrifice

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor September 24, 2019

Ethan Petersen is a first-year student at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. He’s also been arrested twice this year in protests against Salt Lake City’s impending inland port as an activist...