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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

At the protest downtown against President Donald Trump during his visit to the State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Chronicle archives.

Scott: Ditch the Buzzwords for Better Debate

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer August 28, 2018

There are two surefire ways to make the internet an unpleasant experience: bring up politics on social media and then read the comments that follow. The Venn diagram between online politics and online...

Social media pulled up on the phone on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin)

Barber: Using Twitter Professionally

By Shaelyn Barber April 5, 2018

Twitter is the place to be. With 330 million monthly users and 500 million tweets sent out every day, the thriving Twitter-verse is one of the popular social media platforms. If you haven’t already jumped...

Patience: Just Leave Vegans Alone

Patience: Just Leave Vegans Alone

By Alisa Patience February 22, 2018

Lent, the Christian religious tradition of giving up something one loves for forty days, has begun. Many use this time as a way to re-start their New Years’ Resolutions, and — already — I’ve heard...

Barber: Criticize Trump Without Fat-shaming

Barber: Criticize Trump Without Fat-shaming

By Shaelyn Barber January 23, 2018

I am doing something I never thought, in a million years, I would: I am defending Donald Trump. Trump recently underwent a medical exam assessing both his physical and mental state. While he was declared...

Parkin: Person or Profile, Finding Love in the Digital Age

Parkin: Person or Profile, Finding Love in the Digital Age

By Natalie Parkin October 14, 2017

Ah, dating. The cause of most every boy and girl’s hormonal stress. I think we all can agree that the “dating game” is as scary as it is fun. One’s personal confidence is tested when asking another...

Broken Samsung Galaxy phone. November 4, 2016 Adam Fondren, Daily Utah Chronicle.

H2H: Is the Internet Helpful or Harmful?

By Brook Williams and Natalie Parkin September 26, 2017

Social Media Lacks Reality Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, you name it: People have completely syringed these media outlets into their daily lives. We are, as a global population, constant consumers...

Transgender Discrimination in the Military is a Crime

Transgender Discrimination in the Military is a Crime

By Alisa Patience July 30, 2017

The best thing about America is that we have the freedom to do nearly anything we want, as long as we pay our taxes. If we want to go to college and become successful business people, we can. If we want...

Beme Me Up, Casey

Beme Me Up, Casey

July 29, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Every few years, a new social media platform emerges, labeling itself as the next big thing. However, most of them either rapidly gain traction only to be forgotten...

(Photo by Dane Goodwin)

Students Block Social Media Accounts from Graduate Schools

February 27, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] From red solo cup pictures to posts on religious and political beliefs, some graduating students have taken measures to hide their life on social media from future...

Millennials Use #SocialMedia to Complain, Talk About Celebs

Millennials Use #SocialMedia to Complain, Talk About Celebs

By Stefanie Arevalo February 3, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   “TGIF cuz I’m so rdy 2 prty #rage #nosleep #youngwildandfree.” If you can understand that, you’re probably a millennial. This generation, generally...