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Christopherson: Local Bookstores Need Us to Survive the Coronavirus Outbreak – and We Need Them

Ken Sanders, owner of Ken Sanders Rare Book Store, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 17, 2020

  It is no secret that Amazon.com has been putting small, independent bookstores across the country (and even chains like Barnes & Noble) out of business for years – but now, as the massive e-commerce company scrambles to make urgent deliveries of hand sanitizer, toilet paper and other necessities...

Moran: Young Adults vs. COVID-19

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By Serena Moran

April 3, 2020

  Unfortunately, the rapid spread of COVID-19 has not been enough for some young people to take the pleas to stay home very seriously. Airplane services and other traveling hospitalities have become cheaper than usual, and many young people with the travel bug have continued with their travel ...

Christopherson: Utah High Schools Need Later Start Times

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 20, 2020

  Since starting college, I’ve gotten two to three more hours of sleep a night than I ever did in high school – and it’s not because I’m slacking off. Admittedly, high schoolers face enormous pressure to perform in school, start gaining work experience, excel at multiple extracurricular...

Coronavirus Outbreak Fuels Xenophobia

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2020

  Since the news of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which originated in Wuhan, China broke, there have been cases of racial stereotyping linked to the virus in the United States. As of Feb. 8, according to a live map from John Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering, there’s been 40,787 documented cases of coronavirus around the world and 40,196 in Mainland ...

Christopherson: Utah High Schools Should Reevaluate The Risks Of Football

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By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 2, 2019

A former high school football player from Cache County recently sued his school district over injuries sustained after his coach put him back in play despite a traumatic brain injury. Konnor Finn alleges that his high school football coach told him to “man up” and “quit being a (expletive),” de...

Cosmetic Composition and Skincare Safety

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer

September 19, 2019

  Every day, millions of individuals cake, bake and make up their faces to perfection with various cosmetic products. The personal decision to wear makeup can help people feel more confident, express their individuality and have a set-aside time for themselves in the morning. Yet, no matter how ...

Chavez: Curating Social Media Can Help You Feel Better

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By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

August 27, 2019

The media and advertising we are exposed to shape our worldview. Every day we are bombarded with images and stories that are trying to sell us something — food, fashion, lifestyle, etc. The continuous growth of marketing in social media is so pervasive that it takes strong intention to step back and...

Chavez: Seeking Help for Mental Health Should Be as Normal as Treating Physical Injuries

Chavez: Seeking Help for Mental Health Should Be as Normal as Treating Physical Injuries

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

June 5, 2019

  Just as it is not looked down upon to visit your physician for a check-up, stitches or antibiotics, seeing a mental health professional should also be considered a normal, acceptable behavior. In theory, this view of mental health — that areas of the mind can be broken just as parts of the ...

Letter: Please, Stop Talking About the Size of my Body

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By Guest Opinion

April 12, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] Health takes many forms and cannot be predicted by body size. On April 4, the University of Utah hosted the "Body of Evidence" workshop creat...

Alvarado: External Appearance is Not an Indicator of Internal Health

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By Andrea Alvarado

April 3, 2019

  There is a mistaken assumption that diets are inherently healthy. Even though a lifestyle change, such as a diet, might inspire people to incorporate beneficial habits in their daily lives, diets center on limiting the caloric consumption of individuals at all costs. The mentality of deprivi...

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