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Cowley: Jan 6 Insurrection Hearings Are Discouraging

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer June 23, 2022

  Almost a year and a half has passed since the Jan. 6 attack on our country’s Capitol. Five months later, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formed a committee to investigate the actions leading up...

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Guest Opinion: Get Involved With College Republicans

By Tyler Boyles March 1, 2022

  College Republicans at the University of Utah is the home for Republican and conservative students on campus. These perspectives are generally underrepresented on college campuses and we are...

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Alexander: A Message For Our Disappointing Political Leaders

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer December 19, 2021

  In 2020, I started my college experience feeling optimistic, like I could change anything if I wanted to. I planned to study politics at the University of Utah, start a career on Capitol Hill,...

Pollution plume from Siberia mixing with clouds in the Arctic in July 2012. Contour lines indicate carbon monoxide concentrations. Ice clouds appear blue and liquid clouds appear white and gray. Credit: MODIS/NASA/Quentin Coopman.

Linnabary: Utah Leaders Should Embrace The Baker-Shultz Plan

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer September 15, 2021

  The Sixth Assessment Report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, has released its sixth series of reports on the climate crisis. The Guardian said the report...

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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Hibben: The End of the Grand Old Party

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer June 3, 2021

  The Republican Party is facing an evolution after former President Donald Trump divided the party with his aggressive rhetoric. Respected Republican leaders like John McCain and Mitch McConnell...

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Alexander: We Need Critical Race Theory

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer June 1, 2021

  It’s been one year since George Floyd died and our nation demanded an end to police brutality against Black people. Our institutions, policies, laws and daily lives came under scrutiny as we...

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Cushman: It’s Time for the GOP to Encourage Women Leaders

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer April 7, 2021

  Recently, more than half a dozen women from the Salt Lake County Republican Party have spoken out about the toxic environment they experienced within their party. Though more and more women have...

Republican Headquarters in Salt Lake City on Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 (Photo by: The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Barron: Remember, Remember for Future Novembers

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer November 10, 2020

  Donald Trump filed for re-election the day of his inauguration, which kicked off an unprecedented and tiring four-year bid for the White House. With the last 8 months of this exhaustive election...

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Alexander: Thanks to Trump, Republicans Distance Themselves From the Constitution

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer November 6, 2020

  Ever since President Donald Trump won the 2016 election, Republicans have bent the United States Constitution to their will. Whether it was the Trump administration abusing its power time after...