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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Brown: Abolishing the Filibuster Won’t Fix the Senate

By Jackson Brown, Opinion Writer July 23, 2021

  The United States Senate has a problem. Over the years, the Senate has passed fewer and fewer bills and with the current trajectory, it looks the downward trend will continue. Some people say...

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Reese: Sacrifice the Senate Filibuster to Save Democracy

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer March 18, 2021

  The Senate recently passed President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill along party lines. During the debate surrounding the bill, the Senate parliamentarian — an unelected government...

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Scott: Identity Politics: A Tool Used by Both Sides

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer December 7, 2018

  The expression of identity within American politics is rife with controversy and conflict. Liberals generally embrace its role in the lives of individuals and social groups, instigate public discussion...

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Petersen: Moderate Republicans Have Failed to Stand Up to Trump

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor November 11, 2018

  To put it mildly, we are at a particularly alarming moment of a particularly alarming presidency. On Aug. 21, Paul Manafort, the former chairman of the Trump campaign, was found guilty of financial...

Scott: Our Relationships Will Be What Saves Us

Scott: Our Relationships Will Be What Saves Us

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer July 5, 2018

If headlines are to be believed, then the United States of America is on the brink of crisis — both culturally and constitutionally. The lack of patience between Americans of differing political ideologies...