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Luke Jackson

Luke Jackson

2020-2021, 2021-2022

Luke Jackson is an arts writer for The Daily Utah Chronicle. He is currently pursuing a B.S. in games with a minor in creative writing. Since childhood, Luke has had a strong affinity for film and the arts. You’ll probably find him catching the latest movie or hanging out with his dog (and best fri...

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Oakley Burt is the 2020-21 arts editor.

Farewell: Oakley Burt

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor April 27, 2021

  It’s hard for me to grasp that this is the last piece I’ll contribute to the Chronicle, that this wonderful experience is coming to an end. I’ve thought a lot about what I would write for...

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March Arts Desk Favorites

  Oakley Burt I've always been a huge fan of Marvel — the comics, characters, cinematic universe and now, their newest TV shows. This month brought a tear-jerking end to "WandaVision," a show...

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February Arts Desk Favorites

  Oakley Burt When I began reflecting on the month of February and what my arts favorite would be, I drew a blank. For me, there was nothing new or exciting that I was looking forward to being released....

Ex-Ute Jacobson looking to make roster in Cleveland

By July 7, 2004

Utah's all-time leader in three-pointers is attempting to launch shots from downtown at the next level.Nick Jacobson, the 10th-leading scorer in school history, has signed on to the Cleveland Cavaliers'...

NBA Draft Review 2004: Part 1

By June 30, 2004

In previous years, one of The Chronicle's sports writers would usually come up with an NBA Mock Draft in order to project who would be taken and when. However, this year it wasn't done for one reason:It's...

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U Opera’s ‘Rigoletto’ Prevails Amid Restrictive Circumstances

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 15, 2021

  A spotlight shines on a dark eerie stage. Giuseppe Verdi’s ominous score fills the air. A crumbled figure rises out of the darkness. A court jester, deformed, defeated, disgraced. He begins...

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Salt Lake’s W.D. Kilpack III Named Sinister Soup’s Author of the Month

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 8, 2021

  For W.D. Kilpack III, writing is old hat. Receiving his first publication credit at age nine and completing his first fantasy novel at 12, Kilpack is a seasoned pro at spinning stories. It is...

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‘Mortal Kombat’ Continues the Unsurprising Trend of Bad Video Game Movies

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 3, 2021

  Hollywood bigwigs are not shy about producing live action films based on popular video game franchises as a money grab. Since 1993, there have been forty live action video game films, each rather...

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Opening Up the Oscars: ‘One Night in Miami…’

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer April 23, 2021

Feb. 25, 1964, has forever been branded as one of the most exciting and controversial events in boxing history. Florida exploded as 22-year-old Cassius Clay walked away with the title of World Heavyweight...

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