The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Barron: A Jail Sentence Shouldnt Be a Death Sentence

Barron: A Jail Sentence Shouldn’t Be a Death Sentence

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer July 21, 2020

  As of July 6, Weber County Jail has 114 active COVID-19 cases and nearly a third of the inmates jailed in Washington County tested positive for the virus. In contrast, Utah’s prisons, which...

Kennedie Starr writes that fragile desert tortoises should not pay the price of population growth. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Starr: Prioritize The Growth Of Threatened Species, Not Just Humans

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer February 13, 2020

  The Northern Corridor is a proposed highway in Washington County that would result in alarming environmental consequences. The public scoping period, which is used to identify relevant influences...