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The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

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...

(Graphic by Piper Armstrong | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Brown: Utah’s Liquor Laws Contradict Republican Values

By Jackson Brown, Opinion Writer June 26, 2021

  If there’s one value that the Republican party holds above nearly all others, it is the prospect of freedom. From lower taxes, to loosening speech restrictions, to ending mask mandates, Republicans...

(Graphic by Sydney Stam | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hibben: The End of the Grand Old Party

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer June 3, 2021

  The Republican Party is facing an evolution after former President Donald Trump divided the party with his aggressive rhetoric. Respected Republican leaders like John McCain and Mitch McConnell...

Senator Mike Lee (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Cushman: Why I’ll Never Vote for Mike Lee

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer January 1, 2021

  While browsing my Twitter feed recently, I happened upon #HumansAgainstMikeLee, a tag full of tweets expressing frustration with Utah Sen. Mike Lee. Though I consider myself well-informed about...

Crofts: In Trump I Trust

Crofts: In Trump I Trust

By Porter Crofts, Opinion Writer November 7, 2019

For as long as I can remember, I have been a Republican. Believe it or not, I was raised in a conservative home in Los Angeles. Growing up in the liberal hub of Los Angeles, I was always surrounded by...

Sonnenberg: White Religious Conservatives and the Utah Pro-Life Movement

Sonnenberg: White Religious Conservatives and the Utah Pro-Life Movement

By Kristiane Sonnenberg April 10, 2019

  The Utah March for Life was smaller than you’d expect. Utah has a reputation for its social conservatism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ stances on controversial topics...

Alvarado: Kanye Wants to Make America Trumps Again

Alvarado: Kanye Wants to Make America Trump’s Again

By Andrea Alvarado October 22, 2018

  Kanye West is on a media tour to encourage “free thought” and “love.” However, he is doing so by spewing outrageous and ill-informed comments that are far from breaching the divide our...

The Say No to Trumps Agenda protest and rally in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Nov.10, 2016. (Rishi Deka, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Foglesong: (Mis)Understanding Trump

By Samuel Foglesong September 25, 2017

Our president has become such a difficult topic of conversation, that most people are content to reduce their opinions of him to simplicities. From the left, a grumbled expletive and a diatribe about his...

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Utah Midterm Ends in Republican Landslide

November 5, 2014

  Tuesday’s midterm election in Utah included some upsets, some historical firsts and some anticipated wins. Perhaps the most talked about race was for Utah’s 4th Congressional District between...

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Reyes Leads Attorney General Race

October 29, 2014

  This year’s midterm election race for Utah’s Attorney General is between Republican candidate Sean Reyes and Democratic candidate Charles Stormont, with Reyes taking the lead in polls. Reyes...