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UnSafe U protesters gather at the Public Safety Building on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City to protest the actions of officers involved in the Lauren McCluskey case on Aug. 6, 2020. (Chronicle archives)

Letter: University Police Are Obsolete in Incidents of Racist Violence

By Ermiya Fanaeian December 23, 2021

  During the fall semester of 2021, multiple incidents occurred on our campus where Black students, and people who were not students, experienced racist attacks in ways that justifiably angered...

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Letter: Mask Up for Your Friends

By Anna Meredith-Edman August 23, 2021

  Fellow students,  In May 2021, the Utah State Legislature passed HB 1007 prohibiting the University of Utah, among other public schools in the state, from mandating masks on campus. When...

A portrait of Taylor Randall on the David Eccles School of Business website.

Letter: The Appointment of Taylor Randall is the U’s Latest Awful Decision

By Ermiya Fanaeian August 17, 2021

  Right before the start of the 2021 fall semester, the University of Utah had publicly, and proudly, announced that Taylor Randall will be our next university president. During the presidential...

(Courtesy DivestU)

Letter: Divestment from Fossil Fuels is in Sight

By DivestU March 7, 2021

  We know beyond a scientific doubt that in order to protect human lives as well as the lives of every living species on Earth, we need to put an end to fossil fuels. Not only are we witnessing...

Flags inside the student union (Photo by: The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Letter: Keep Asian-America in the Foreground

By Samuel Judd-Kim February 25, 2021

  Recently, the social media feeds of many students have been graced by a number of popular posts alluding to recent upticks in violence against Asian-Americans, undeniably fueled in part by anti-Chinese...

Presidents circle at the University of Utah Monday September 14, 2015. (Chronicle Archives)

Letter: Independent Review Committee Response to Chronicle Op-Ed

By Professor Amos N. Guiora February 2, 2021

  I write as Chair of the Independent Review Committee in response to an article that recently appeared in The Daily Utah Chronicle entitled “Reese: U Students Need and Deserve a Transparent...

(Courtesy Samar Alzadjali)

Letter: Utah Needs to Reduce Its Plastic Consumption

By Samar Alzadjali December 13, 2020

  Plastic bag consumption is increasing as populations and needs are increasing. “Around 4 to 5 trillion plastic bags were created in 2002” and “roughly 80% of those bags were used in North...

Cars parked in a campus parking lot. Chronicle archives.

Letter: Why Emissions Testing May Do More Harm Than Good

By Gabrielle Adkison December 11, 2020

  Don’t get me wrong, the idea behind emissions testing is perfectly sound and I am in full support of taking measures to improve our air quality. Yet, I must admit that I have some serious concerns...

Pay lot kiosk in the Union Parking Lot. (Chronicle archives)

Letter: Your Parking or Your Life

By Margot Porter November 23, 2020

  As a University of Utah student, you know what I love seeing on campus? “NO STUDENT PARKING” signs. I’m not joking — I legitimately wish we had less student parking available. Surprised?...

President Circle at the University of Utah | Chronicle archives.

Letter: Colleges Need to Listen to Students this Spring

By Landon Troester November 16, 2020

  The Fall 2020 semester is approaching its endgame. For the main campus, classes are slated to end on Dec. 3 and finals should be completed by Dec. 11. As we approach the end of the semester,...

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