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The Daily Utah Chronicle

Bible studying at the A. Ray Olpin Student Union at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bringhurst: Kenechi Onwukeme On Navigating Religion as a Student

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer March 23, 2022

  One of the hardest aspects of college is finding a community. For Kenechi Onwukeme, a campus bible study group provided a solution. Onwukeme, who also goes by Yos, is a senior at the University...

Actors Tyler Fox and Paul Kiernan in PSYCHOPOMP. (Courtesy Roger Benington)

Intimate Settings and Powerful Performance in Benington’s ‘PSYCHOPOMP’

By Sara Gillett, Arts Writer September 17, 2021

  "PSYCHOPOMP," an incredible performance written and directed by a former Salt Lake City resident Roger Benington, is an intimate and enlightening experience that brings to light the recent...

University of Utahs rising junior, Angeline Bourgeault, collects samples for her Field Botany class along the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in Salt Lake City on June 13, 2021. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: Utah Needs More Than Prayer to Save Us from the Drought

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor June 16, 2021

  On June 4, Utah made national headlines after Gov. Spencer Cox declared a Weekend of Prayer, encouraging his constituents to pray for rain to alleviate the state’s current drought. Cox’s...

A pair of LDS missionaries. (Photo by Silvana Peterson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Vaccinate the Missionaries

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer April 13, 2021

  In mid-January, photos of President Russel M. Nelson getting his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination circulated the internet. This was followed by a statement from The Church of Jesus Christ...

Legislative meeting at the Utah Capital building in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Rep. Pulsipher’s Porn Filter Bill Promotes Dangerous Stereotypes about Sex

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer February 6, 2021

  Utah’s 2021 legislative session has begun, bringing with it hundreds of new bills for state lawmakers to debate and vote on. One such would-be law is Rep. Susan Pulsipher’s H.B. 72, which,...

The Temple Square and City Creek Shopping Mall sit at the center of winter decoration of the Salt Lake City downtown starting from Thanksgiving and lasting until new year. Photographed on Dec. 31, 2018 (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Learning Not to Judge from the Real Housewives of SLC

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer December 17, 2020

  Last year, Andy Cohen announced that the reality TV show "Real Housewives" would be heading to Salt Lake City. To many, myself included, this seemed like an odd choice given the cultural influence...

Cathedral of the Madeleine in Salt Lake City photographed on August 28th, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Faith Through Fear: How Students’ Worship Adapted to a Global Pandemic 

By Alexis Perno, News Writer November 18, 2020

    When freshman communications major Lauren Johnson contracted COVID-19, her quarantine in the University of Utah Guest House became a test of faith.  As an anxious person, Johnson...

Salt Lake Citys Cathedral of the Madeleine, photographed on Aug. 28, 2020. (The Daily Utah Chronicle | Gwen Christopherson)

Weglinski: The Pope’s Support for Same-Sex Unions Offers Hope for Queer Catholics

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer November 7, 2020

  In a recent documentary called Francesco, Pope Francis announced his endorsement of same-sex unions: “Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God. You can’t...

A Progress Pride Flag hangs from a house in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 21, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

McGrath: Mike Lee, Stop Policing Gay Parents

By Mackenzie McGrath September 27, 2020

  It seems counterintuitive given the prominence of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in our state, but Utah ranks 2nd in the nation for supporting laws that protect LGBTQ people....

(Photo courtesy of Nick Marsing | Manti Mormon Miracle Pageant)

Barron: Vote Biden to Fulfill the White Horse Prophecy

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer September 22, 2020

  In the June 1976 edition of the Ensign Magazine, D. Michael Stewart, a historian at BYU, chronicled a prophecy said to have been made by Joseph Smith in 1840, “This nation will be on the verge...