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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Social media pulled up on the phone on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin)

Cowley: Dismantle Online Echo Chambers

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer April 8, 2022

  The average Twitter or Instagram user might not realize it, but their feeds are specifically tailored to keep them scrolling for as long as possible. Liking one post on Instagram’s explore...

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Forth: It’s Time to Break Your Political Bubble

By Kate Forth, Opinion Writer October 3, 2021

  Reasonable political discussion has disappeared. This was evident during the 2020 presidential debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. The debate demonstrated...

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Brown: The Need for Ranked Choice Voting

By Jackson Brown, Opinion Writer September 22, 2021

  American politics face a problem: politicians can win elections with less than a majority vote. If a candidate can’t scrape together approval from more than half of eligible voters, we shouldn’t...

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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...

Protesters for the Black Lives Matter movement confront National Guard on 500 S. 200 East in Salt Lake City chanting why are you in riot gear? I dont see no riot here!(Photo by Ivana Martinez | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: Curiosity and Compassion Can Help Us Heal from Trump’s Polarizing Presidency

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor August 20, 2020

  I recently locked my keys inside my car. Within an hour, a man from AAA stood outside of my house, and I walked out with my mask on to tell him about my thoughtless mistake. He walked up to my...

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Sonnenberg: Drawing the Line Between Politics and Friendship

By Kristiane Sonnenberg December 6, 2018

  The last couple of years of American politics have been nightmarish. Even in 2014, a year before Donald Trump began his presidential campaign, polarization was at an all-time high — 92 percent...