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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The Utah State Capital in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 16, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: A Vote for McMullin is a Vote for the Utah Way

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 7, 2022

  This November, Utah will have the “strangest Senate race in America,” with independent challenger Evan McMullin taking on incumbent Sen. Mike Lee. McMullin, a former Republican turned independent,...

Jorge Rojas (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Looking to the Future while Remembering the Past: an Interview with Artist Jorge Rojas

By Evan K. Beesley, Arts Writer April 5, 2022

  Jorge Rojas is an alumnus of the University of Utah and an artist residing in Salt Lake City, whose prestigious career has led to his works being displayed in museums and galleries all across...

(Graphic by Storey McDonald | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hibben: We Should Remember Japanese Americans’ Internment

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer March 5, 2022

  On Feb. 17, a bill creating an annual day of observance for the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII was signed into law by Gov. Spencer Cox. Sen. Jani Iwamoto and Rep. Karen Kwan...

National flags in A. Ray Olpin Union building on the campus of University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 28th, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Shadley: The United States Disregards Foreign Education

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer March 2, 2022

  With 40 million people born in a different country, the United States has more immigrants than anywhere else in the world. And two million of those people who earned degrees from foreign universities...

Sonia Weglinski shares her experience as an Asian American. April 3, 2021 on campus in Salt Lake City (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Weglinski: AAPI Community, It’s Time to Talk Mental Health

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer April 11, 2021

  Growing up in an Asian household, I never had the “conventional” American youth experience. Both of my parents are immigrants, and I was raised primarily by my Filipina mother. Living in...

President Donald J. Trump, joined by United States Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan and Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan Department of Homeland Security, visit the border area of Otay Mesa, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, a neighborhood along the Mexican border in San Diego, California. (Photo by Shealah Craighead | Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Reese: Immigrants Need System Reform, Not Exploitation

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer April 9, 2021

  Sen. Mike Lee and other Republican leaders have blamed President Biden for creating a crisis at the United States-Mexico border with the recent increase in migration from Central America —...

Salt lake resident shows their support for Biden-Harris presidency on Thursday, October 29th, 2020. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Don’t Be Lenient on Biden

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer March 21, 2021

  As the stress of November’s election came and went and President Joe Biden was inaugurated, I found myself breathing a sigh of relief. Finally, finally, for many on the left, it felt like we...

The Yi family looks out over their new land (Photo by David Bornfriend | Courtesy of A24)

Searching for the American Dream in Lee Isaac Chung’s ‘Minari’

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor March 15, 2021

  “Minari,” a breakout film from University of Utah alum Lee Isaac Chung, is a heartwarming and heartbreaking story of a Korean family trying to achieve their own American Dream in Arkansas.   The...

An American flag (Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle).

Burton & Poma: What It Means to Be a Citizen during the Pandemic

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor January 18, 2021

  Between the COVID-19 pandemic, the presidential election and the summer’s Black Lives Matter protests, the news felt virtually all-encompassing in 2020 — but those weren’t the only things...