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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

Alvarado: There is a Human Rights Crisis at the Border

Alvarado: There is a Human Rights Crisis at the Border

By Andrea Alvarado March 23, 2019

  The wall has been marketed as the sole solution to the influx of migrants to the United States-Mexico border. The president and his administration have held this enormous construction as a cure...

Vicente Fox speaks at Kingsbury Hall on Feb. 12, 2019 (Courtesy of Nick Cockrell )

Former President of Mexico Speaks At The U On Strengthening U.S.-Mexico Relations

By Amy Loret February 15, 2019

  On Tuesday, Feb. 12, former President of Mexico Vicente Fox delivered a lecture at Kingsbury Hall on “Building Bridges: Fixing the Immigration Issue and Strengthening U.S.-Mexico Relations.” Bob...

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Alvarado: The Real Danger is White Supremacy, Not Refugees

By Andrea Alvarado January 29, 2019

  Although Fox News and President Trump have marketed the immigrant caravan as the greatest threat to the safety of America, the truth is that we should be worried about not what is outside of...

Scott: Mormon Pioneers Would Stand with Immigrants

Scott: Mormon Pioneers Would Stand with Immigrants

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer August 22, 2018

My upbringing was defined by distrust and hyperbole. I was raised in a home that valued independence and privacy, hid emergency food storage in the basement, and nursed a vague distrust of a large, centralized...

Barber: Hussein Tells Her Refugee Story

Barber: Hussein Tells Her Refugee Story

By Shaelyn Barber April 20, 2018

The Utah Valley University Journal of Student Leadership has accepted Aziza Hussein’s story for publication. She wrote about her life as a refugee, her struggles with mental health, her personal growth...

Patience: History Needs a Rewrite

Patience: History Needs a Rewrite

By Alisa Patience February 16, 2018

Though the acknowledgment of other races’ importance throughout history should be a regular, year-round concept, it unfortunately is not. So this February is once again a time dedicated to important...

Richards: Utah Mother Facing Deportation Should Be Granted Asylum

Richards: Utah Mother Facing Deportation Should Be Granted Asylum

By Connor Richards February 6, 2018

Vicky Chavez, a Utah mother of two that fled Honduras to come to the United States in 2014, is facing deportation from federal officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In an interview...

A man holds a Stronger Together sign in front of the Utah State Capitol during President Trumps Inauguration Day protests in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Rishi Deka, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Patience: Travel Ban is Hypocritical

By Alisa Patience September 18, 2017

One of President Donald Trumpís biggest platforms while running for president was his foreign policies and intentions for immigrants. However, Trumpís travel ban and views on immigration are hypocritical...

NYC action in solidarity with Ferguson. Mo, encouraging a boycott of Black Friday Consumerism.

Patience: There Aren’t “Many Sides” When it Comes to White Supremacy

By Alisa Patience September 7, 2017

I know it's hard to believe, but "Donald McRonald" has struck again, putting his enormous clown feet back into his mouth. During the KKK and Neo-Nazi gatherings in Charlottesville, Donald Trump addressed...

Arrests of Non-Criminal Immigrants is a Human Rights Crisis

Arrests of Non-Criminal Immigrants is a Human Rights Crisis

By Connor Richards May 31, 2017

In early April, a Utah woman identified by the pseudonym Isabel was deported to Columbia after more than 25 years of living in the United States. Isabel, who had been living in Draper with her 86-year-old...