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Weglinski: Kamala Harris Offers Hope to Women of Color Nationwide

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer November 30, 2020

  Like many other Americans, my eyes were glued to the TV screen on November 7th as I watched Vice President-elect Kamala Harris deliver her acceptance speech. Chills ran through me as she said,...

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Burton: The Will of Trump Still Lingers

By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer November 17, 2020

  To say the presidential election was tense and surprising would be an understatement. After days of waiting for results from swing states like Pennsylvania, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are slated...

Former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden speaks at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah Campus on Dec. 13, 2018. (Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Poma: I Was Undecided. After Weeks of Research, I’m Voting for Biden.

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor October 29, 2020

  Over the past few weeks, I’ve kept an eye on the presidential candidates so I could make an informed decision about whom to vote for. The task of choosing the right man for the job while simultaneously...

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McGrath: Powerful Women of Color Are Speaking. Listen Up.

By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer October 14, 2020

  I tolerate being interrupted, apologize profusely for taking up space and contain my anger in public to avoid being seen as an “angry woman” — and I’m white. So imagine how much more...

The vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020 at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle.)

Poma: Where I Stand after the VP Debate

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor October 13, 2020

  The vice presidential debate was more informative for me than last week’s presidential showdown. Many issues that I thought would be discussed were not, and other topics came up unexpectedly. There...

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Weglinski: Debates Remind Us That Politicians Are Just People

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer October 12, 2020

  Last Monday the University of Utah announced the randomly selected winners to attend the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate. The drawing pool started roughly with 4,200 students and then dwindled...

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Cushman: The VP Debate Exposed American Voters’ Flawed Focus

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer October 11, 2020

  Kamala Harris and Mike Pence kept a strong focus on their running mates during this week’s vice-presidential debate. This choice was not unique — vice presidential candidates often spend...

A ticket to the vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020 in Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City.

Behind the Scenes of the VP Debate with Student Viewers, Volunteers

By Alexis Perno, Jack O’Leary , and Natalie Colby October 9, 2020

    60 University of Utah students, randomly drawn from a pool of 300 students chosen earlier in another random drawing, witnessed the debate live between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice...

The vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020 at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle.)

Barron: Vote for Economic Recovery, Vote Biden-Harris

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer October 9, 2020

  No one was surprised that the economy was one of the nine topics selected for discussion during Wednesday's Vice Presidential Debate. With 12.6 million Americans currently unemployed and future...

Advertisement for the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate on the Student Union at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on September 28th 2020. (Photo by Camille Rousculp | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Poma: How to Navigate Today’s VP Debate

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor October 7, 2020

  For those who haven’t heard, the vice presidential debate will be held at Kingsbury Hall today, Oct. 7. Students at the U and Utahns alike have a chance to be more civically involved in this...