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Letter: Let’s Use the Pandemic to Solve our Mental Health Crisis

By Jana Richardson and Molly Nelson October 10, 2020

  I worked with a thirteen-year-old boy last year who talked back to the teacher and often became disruptive in class. He had a behavior contract with his teachers, so he left class one day to...

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Letter: ProctorU Raises Ethical Concerns

By Devon Cantwell and Zach Stickney October 8, 2020

  Malcolm opens the computer he has borrowed from a friend. He normally takes his exams on his Chromebook, tablet or phone, but his biology class uses a proctoring software that only works with...

Zheng Zheng, associate professor of physics and astronomy, covers key concepts for his universe class | Chronicle archives.

Letter to the Editor: How Utah Bungled Reopening Its Schools

  The state of Utah needed to be more unified in its approach to reopening public schools. The only way to provide for social distancing, the proven method for keeping COVID-19 prevalence to a...

People cast their votes during the Midterm Elections 2018 at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018.
(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Letter to the Editor: Why You Should Vote

By Riel Desaulniers October 2, 2020

  Why is voting so important in America? There is a lot of history about voting in the U.S. and in many ways, it starts at our country’s origin. One of the biggest grievances that our founding...

The welcome wall on Presidents Circle at the University of Utah. Chronicle archives.

Letter to the Editor: The U Needs to Reduce Tuition

By Eden Merkley August 27, 2020

  We are collectively in the grips of a global health and economic crisis. The University of Utah, in fulfillment of its stated commitment to its students, is honor-bound to provide relief for...

(Banner welcoming students living on campus to the University of Utah in Aug. 2014 | Chronicle archives)

Letter to the Editor: Is It Truly Safe To Reopen In-Person Classes This Fall?

By Aarushi Rohaj July 20, 2020

  On March 11, 2020, the University of Utah announced its closure for the rest of the semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chaos and questions erupted within every students’ mind. Will classes...

Police in riot gear surround and block in protesters in the streets of Salt Lake City on July 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Letter to the Editor: America: The Great Radicalizer

By Damon Ngô July 16, 2020

  Over 130,000 Americans are dead because of COVID-19. Over 40,000,000 Americans are out of work. In 2019, 999 Americans were killed by police. As protests occur all across the country, in all...

Solar panels above the Marriott Library. | Chronicle archives

Letter to the Editor: So-called “Fiscal Party” won’t support green economy

By Letter to the Editor April 22, 2020

  The views expressed in this letter are not from a writer at the Daily Utah Chronicle and do not express the views of the opinion desk or the Chronicle as a whole.   As I turn on the...

Illustration of the morphology of the coronavirus from the Centers of the Disease Control and Prevention (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Letter to the Editor: Forming Campus Allies for College Students to Resist Coronavirus-Fueled Racism

By Letter to the Editor April 18, 2020

  The views expressed in this letter are not from a writer at the Daily Utah Chronicle and do not express the views of the opinion desk or the Chronicle as a whole.   Since the new coronavirus...

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Letter: This is Not the First Time a Female Student Leader Has Been Called a B – – – – , and It Will Not Be the Last

By Guest Opinion April 18, 2019

  This is a letter to the editor written by a student at the University of Utah. To submit a letter to the editor, email [email protected] Student engagement is a wonderful opportunity...