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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Representative Romero inside the Capitol Building, Salt Lake City, on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 (Photo by David Chenoweth | The Daily Utah Chronicle

Kincart: Let Indigenous Students Wear Tribal Regalia at Graduation

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer January 29, 2022

  I attended high school in South Dakota, which resides on the stolen land of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota. The Feathering and Honoring ceremony, an important part of my high school’s graduation...

(Graphic by Storey McDonald | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hibben: Sexual Violence Prevention Starts with Harsher Consequences

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer January 29, 2022

  Content warning: This article discusses sensitive information pertaining to sexual violence. If you have experienced sexual violence, please call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673....

(Courtesy Ruth Basagoitia)

Poma: Utah Needs a Clear Definition of Consent

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor March 11, 2021

  During the 2020 legislative session, I wrote about Rep. Angela Romero’s H.B. 213, otherwise known as the Consent Amendments. Unfortunately, while the bill passed, the final language of the...

Police Officers assemble outside of The University of Utah in Salt Lake on October 7th, 2020. (Photo by Jake Stranzl | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Weglinski: Utah Needs a Mental Health Crisis Intervention Council

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer February 6, 2021

  Utah has struggled with high rates of mental illness since long before the pandemic. Our state ranks fifth highest in the United States for suicide, and our rate of self-reported depression is...

Protesters paint the streets red, to illustrates all the blood that has been spilled by the police at the District Attorney’s Office in  Salt Lake City on June 27, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Utah Needs Police Reform. Rep. Angela Romero Has Some Great Ideas

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer February 1, 2021

  Police reform has moved to the forefront of many peoples’ political discourse over the past year, especially as the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other people of color have shaken...