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Protesters dance for justice on Salt Lake streets on July 19, 2020.

Dance Dance for Revolution: A New Way of Protesting

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor July 21, 2020

Over the last month, protesters have shown it’s not a moment, it's a movement. Not just a social movement, but a moment of movement.  On July 19, protesters gathered at Riverside Park in Salt...

Salt Lake police officers in riot gear charge at protesters in the streets of Salt Lake City on July 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Unrest in the City: A Photo Series

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor July 10, 2020

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Protesters come together to demand justice for Bernardo Palacios on 500 S. State St. chanting mayor , what happened to his fingers? on June 24, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Gholami: In the Modern Age of Surveillance, Are Our Civil Rights Under Attack?

By Samira Gholami, Opinion Writer June 26, 2020

  Internet platforms’ abilities to share information is an immensely powerful tool, as seen in recent weeks with viral videos of police brutality. Though the violence isn’t new, the cameras...

A demonstrator,sign in hand, marches through the streets of Salt Lake City on Thursday night. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: We Cannot Stop Protesting the Death of George Floyd

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer June 17, 2020

  In 1991, L.A. police brutally beat Rodney King on the street. After a long history of police mistreatment of people of color, this act of police violence toward a Black man led to the L.A. riots....

At the protest downtown against President Donald Trump during his visit to the State Capitol in Salt Lake on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. | Chronicle archives

Burton: Policing Civility is Excessive and Ineffective

By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer March 11, 2020

  Among the many bills deliberated during this particularly hectic legislative session was Sen. Don Ipson’s S.B.173. The bill would criminalize disorderly conduct in official meetings and...

Protesters gather outside of a Ben Shapiro speech at the University of Utah on September 27, 2017. Chronicle archives.

Barber: It’s Not About Free Speech, It’s About Respect

By Shaelyn Barber February 18, 2018

Political correctness is not about free speech, it is about respect. Tensions have been rising between those who argue for political correctness and those who decry it in the name of free speech. Arguments,...