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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

Mary Miller, Colleen Basam Taylor and Carolyn Wavrin stand in Harmons to collect signatures for a petition against tax reform. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: Referendum Efforts Send a Signal to State Representatives

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer February 2, 2020

  Last December, Governor Gary Herbert called a special legislative session to debate massive reform to Utah’s tax system. The proposed bill would have hiked the sales tax on groceries from...

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Barron: What Goes Down the Toilet Can Have a Crappy Effect On the Environment

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer September 10, 2019

When you think of an environmental warrior, you may think of Earth Guardians Youth Director Xiuhtezcatl Martinez or teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg. Among the last things you might think of...

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Barron: Students Need Academic Protection for Jury Service

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer June 4, 2019

  As I listened intently to the pre-recorded message, I kept muttering, “21, 21, 21,” like a strung out gambler at a Vegas blackjack table. But instead of counting cards, I was counting jurors....