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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

Lezaic: Pay More Attention to the Rising Labor Movement

Lezaic: Pay More Attention to the Rising Labor Movement

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer April 8, 2022

  After years of gradually declining, the United States’ labor movement has made a comeback. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve witnessed strikes, walkouts, union drives, boycotts and the Great...

Lorna Khemchand poses at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

BIPOC Mental Health: Resilience in the Face of Trauma

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer September 27, 2021

  In addition to the disproportionate physical health and economic effects posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the pandemic also disproportionately impacted the mental health of people color. According...

Shadley & Soter: Utah Needs to Raise the Estate Tax

Shadley & Soter: Utah Needs to Raise the Estate Tax

By Will Shadley and Theadora Soter September 15, 2021

  Utah is one of 33 states without what’s known as a “death” tax. When someone dies in Utah, neither the estate or the inheritors are taxed on that transfer of wealth. Some estates may owe...

A student poses in front of the fountain located at the Marriott Library Plaza in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 18, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle) 

Buening: Utah Needs to Destigmatize Women’s Issues

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor June 24, 2021

  I recently sat in a focus group for an advertising project rebranding a type of tampon. A random group of men and women were asked questions to encourage open communication. During this gathering,...

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gives a speech on the state of the Republican nomination for president at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Thursday, March, 3, 2016. (Tara Lincoln, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart & Shadley: Reducing Child Poverty with Romney’s Family Security Act

By Sydney Kincart and Will Shadley March 18, 2021

  Despite poverty in America steadily decreasing over the past five years, poverty among children was still as high as 18.7% before the pandemic. Prohibitively expensive child care forces parents...

Traffic in in Little Cottonwood Canyon outside Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling)

Saifee: Pump the Brakes on EV Registration Fee Increases

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor February 13, 2021

  Residents of the Salt Lake valley are no stranger to poor air quality. Inversions are commonplace — clouding the valley with a thick, dark smog that severely affects human health. Each year...

ASUU President AnnaMarie Barnes. (Courtesy of Barnes Ticket)

How Does Gender Equality Impact the U?

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2019

In a 2019 Wallet hub study, Utah was named the worst state for women's equality in the United States. The study examined workplace environment, education, health and political empowerment. It was discovered...

Joseph Stiglitz keynote speaker at the University of Utah on Thursday, September 27. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | The Utah Chronicle)

World Renowned Economists and Nobel Prize Winner Speak at the U

By Christina Giardinelli October 10, 2018

  Joseph E. Stiglitz, a world-renowned economist and recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the John Bates Clark Medal, spoke on Sep. 27 at The Great Polarization, a conference...