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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Hibben: Hold Enablers Accountable for Harming Victims

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer February 12, 2022

  Psychologists have studied the “bystander effect,” a theory suggesting that those who see traumatic events are less likely to help with others present. Researchers use events such as the...

The McGillis School in Salt Lake City on Nov. 14th 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Poma: Utah Needs In-School Suicide Prevention at Every Grade Level

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor February 15, 2021

  Utah’s youth suicide rates have steadily increased over the past decade. According to the Utah State Board of Education, “From 2011 to 2015, Utah saw a 141% increase in suicides among youth...

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes speaks during the Solidarity Rally against racism at Washington Square Park in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (Rishi Deka | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reese: Utah Lawmakers Must Rein in the State Attorney General

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

  John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff, the two people who served as Utah’s attorney general before current Attorney General Sean Reyes, both left the position embroiled in corruption scandals —...

University of Utah student and track athlete Lauren McCluskey was killed in a shooting on campus on Tuesday, Oct 22. Photo by Steve C. Wilson, courtesy of the University of Utah.

Utah Legislature Puts a Stop to ‘Lauren’s Law’

By Mandi Johansen March 20, 2019

  The murder of fellow U student Lauren McCluskey in October 2018 spurred several calls to action to increase safety, including the proposal of House Bill 190 in the Utah Legislative Session, which...