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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

West High School in Salt Lake City. In the minority-majority Salt Lake City School District, there are concerns about later start times. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Chung: Schools Could Reopen Safely This Fall – but Governments Need to Do More

By Stacy Chung, Opinion Writer August 6, 2020

  As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the world, face coverings and masks have sparked a heated debate in the United States. Questions about who should wear them and why have been a...

Chung: Trump’s Visa Ban Is a Threat to US Schools

Chung: Trump’s Visa Ban Is a Threat to US Schools

By Stacy Chung, Opinion Writer July 22, 2020

  President Donald Trump recently issued a presidential order to suspend the entry of foreigners to the United States, claiming that they “would be detrimental to the interests of the United...

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Chung: New High School Graduates Should Consider Deferring Their First Semester of College

By Stacy Chung, Opinion Writer July 17, 2020

  The coronavirus pandemic has altered many aspects of our lives — jobs, entertainment, food, education and more. It’s having a particularly heavy impact on recent high school graduates, 49%...

A masked demonstrator, holding an upside down American flag, faces Utah law enforcement officers gathered in front of the Utah State Capitol Building on June 4th, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Chung: The Pandemic Is Challenging the US Government’s Accountability and Transparency

By Stacy Chung, Opinion Writer July 5, 2020

  The COVID-19 pandemic has tremendously affected our economy and society. Over 45 million people have filed initial unemployment claims in the U.S. since mid-March and experts expect a 5.2% decrease...

Inversion in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

Chung: Utahns, Say “No” to the Rollback of Clean Car Standards

By Stacy Chung June 22, 2020

Despite the major consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, there is one possibly optimistic result — significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions. But don’t get your hopes up. Even this slightest...

Legislative meeting at the Utah Capital building in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Chung: Utah Needs to Create a Task Force to Ensure Asian Americans’ Safety

By Stacy Chung May 25, 2020

  May is Asian Pacific American Heritage month — a month of festive moods and vibrant gatherings to celebrate this community. But ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, anxiety and prohibitions...