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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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U Students on their Political Affiliation and Participation

By Chandler Joost, News Writer March 2, 2022

  Politics and political activism in the United States has always existed in many forms, whether local, state or national, with many involving themselves in the process. However, recently there...

Woman holds up Anti-Vaccination sign in Downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday Aug. 22, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Vaccines are the New Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer August 24, 2021

  The right to choose between receiving the COVID-19 vaccine or not reflects a larger issue in our nation regarding bodily autonomy. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve seen numerous expressions of...

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Cushman: It’s Time for the GOP to Encourage Women Leaders

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer April 7, 2021

  Recently, more than half a dozen women from the Salt Lake County Republican Party have spoken out about the toxic environment they experienced within their party. Though more and more women have...

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Soter: The GOP—and All Americans—Should Aspire to Mitt Romney’s Integrity

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor January 21, 2021

  To preface this article about the Republican Party, I should say that I fall relatively far left on the political spectrum. I voted for Biden — but would have preferred Sanders — worked for...

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Alexander: Thanks to Trump, Republicans Distance Themselves From the Constitution

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer November 6, 2020

  Ever since President Donald Trump won the 2016 election, Republicans have bent the United States Constitution to their will. Whether it was the Trump administration abusing its power time after...

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McGrath: Your Voice Matters to Republican Leaders –– Until It Doesn’t

By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer September 29, 2020

  Led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the vultures that are Republican officials have been watching and waiting for the next pillar of American democracy to croak and die on the side...

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gives a speech on the state of the Republican nomination for president at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Thursday, March, 3, 2016. (Tara Lincoln, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Republicans Should Block Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 27, 2020

  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was known as a pioneer of women’s rights. Now though, for many on the left, Justice Ginsburg will also be remembered for her death in the midst of...

Protestors demonstrate at the Capitol to advocate for stricter abortion laws in 2017 (Photo by Tom Denton | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: Real Pro-Lifers Can’t Be Anti-Mask

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor August 27, 2020

  Pro-lifers — people against abortion — recently created a plethora of memes comparing mask requirements to the pro-choice argument. Essentially, the group is arguing that if the pro-choice...

Republican Headquarters in Salt Lake City on Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 (Photo by: The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Cushman: Liberal Utahns Should Register as Republicans for the Primary Elections

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer June 15, 2020

  In order to vote in the Republican primaries this month, Utah voters must be registered as Republicans. The Utah GOP runs a closed primary, excluding anyone not officially affiliated with the...