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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

Patience: Why America Needs to Embrace Marijuana

Patience: Why America Needs to Embrace Marijuana

By Alisa Patience October 9, 2017

Just because something is legal doesn't mean it's good, and just because something is illegal doesn't mean it's bad. After all, divorce was illegal for most of our history. And people argue about guns...

Barber: Reinstatement of Roy High Teacher is Unacceptable

Barber: Reinstatement of Roy High Teacher is Unacceptable

By Shaelyn Barber September 22, 2017

A questionnaire asking about teens’ personal drug use, alcohol use and sexual activity was recently distributed as part of a graded assignment for an "Adult Roles" class at Roy High School taught by...

Love Shouldn’t be a Power Struggle

By Alisa Patience July 20, 2017

It has been said that if something isn’t worth fighting for then it isn’t worth having, and this has been especially said about love. After all, where’s the satisfaction in something if it came easily?...

My Journey (So Far) As a Vegetarian

My Journey (So Far) As a Vegetarian

By Alisa Patience July 16, 2017

I've been a vegetarian for six weeks. Like most things, it has had its struggles and advantages. First of all, I love meat. I love ribs, steak, chicken, brisket, sea food and ham. Especially the way my...

Utahs Poor Air Quality Is Driving Families Apart

Utah’s Poor Air Quality Is Driving Families Apart

By Alisa Patience May 23, 2017

Utah’s motto used to be that we have the “greatest snow on earth,” but how could that still be the case considering how dirty the snow has become due to pollution? The air in Utah isn't only ruining...

How to Help When Things Come Crashing Down

How to Help When Things Come Crashing Down

By Alisa Patience April 16, 2017

College is overwhelming and it’s perfectly normal to be stressed and anxious. However, it is important to note that this is not the same as having an anxiety disorder. According to the Anxiety and Depression...

The Stress of the Test

The Stress of the Test

April 21, 2015

Finals week is just around the corner, and no amount of Netflix-fueled procrastination will keep that reality at bay. Within the next week, tests, deadlines and projects that constitute a large portion...

(Photo by Chris Ayers)

Global Health Conference Promotes Sense of Community in Medical Field

By Taylor Almond April 12, 2015

As seats in Rice-Eccles Stadium filled with football fans, research posters and doctors flooded the stadium’s fifth floor for the 2015 Global Health Conference on Extreme Affordability. The conference...

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling)

Finding Balance in Biking

April 8, 2015

Mountain biking in the Wasatch Front is one of the most exhilarating activities you can do in Utah. The trails around Salt Lake City offer a plethora of different scenery ranging from majestic mountain...

U Students Find Coverage Through Obamacare

By Christine Kannapel March 1, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Obamacare is expanding in Utah and so are its political and health benefits among U students. FEATURE STORY: U VOLUNTEER WORK LEAVES KIDS SMILING President Barack Obama...