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Experience Greece for under $3

By Alexis Cortez

September 8, 2016

If you've ever found yourself wishing you could experience a new culture or try some exotic food, you now have the opportunity to do both at this year's Greek Festival. Celebrating its 41st year in Salt Lake City, the Greek Festival is hosted by the Greek Orthodox community and according to the hist...

Environmentalism Meets Spirituality in Summer Class

Environmentalism Meets Spirituality in Summer Class

By Alexis Cortez

September 3, 2016

The grasslands and wetlands between the Centennial and Gravelly mountain ranges is one of the primary migration corridors for wildlife living in Yellowstone National Park. A course recently developed by the U's Department of Religious Studies places students in this valley in the Big Sky region to explore...

Learn About Local Art Scene This Wednesday At Arts Bash

Learn About Local Art Scene This Wednesday At Arts Bash

August 29, 2016

The U offers all students an Arts Pass, which provides free (or discounted) access to art exhibits, dance performances, film screenings, concerts and events at UtahPresents and Pioneer Theatre Company. As William Bennett, former United States Secretary of Education said, “The arts are an essential...

Where Are The Best Places To Study On Campus?

Where Are The Best Places To Study On Campus?

August 15, 2016

The season of study spot hunting has begun. Soon, students will be wandering all over campus looking for the best place to hunker down and get some solid studying done (or Netflix binging; we don’t judge). Here’s a list of some prime study locations to get you started: The Carolyn Tanner Irish Humani...

Myler is a Woman on a Mission

Myler is a Woman on a Mission

July 26, 2016

Recent U grad Laurel Myler is a woman on a mission. Myler left the U with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and an honors degree in Classics— a major that studies Greek and Latin — and is already putting her knowledge to work. This summer she will be mounting a play she wrote, directed and staged...

Utah Arts Festival Celebrates 40 Years of Bringing People Together

Utah Arts Festival Celebrates 40 Years of Bringing People Together

July 2, 2016

The smell of potatoes frying. The echo of bands playing on stages throughout the square. A constant song made up of Utah voices chatting and laughing. Tents, white and clean on the outside but loud and colorful with different types of art on the inside, covering Salt Lake City's Washington Square. These...

“Simple Little Things and Big Dreams”

“Simple Little Things and Big Dreams”

July 1, 2016

Megan Shenefelt has been busy making her dreams come true. Shenefelt graduated from the U's Musical Theatre program in 2015 and has been seeking out opportunities to perform ever since. “You don’t make it every time. In the NATs competition in Chicago I didn’t even make it past the first round,"...

Loud and Proud: Utah’s Pride Festival Celebrates Another Successful Year

Loud and Proud: Utah’s Pride Festival Celebrates Another Successful Year

June 13, 2016

The rumbling of Salt Lake City police motorcycles and the loud cheering of festival-goers kicked off the Utah PRIDE parade Sunday, June 5, marking the last day of the 41st annual Utah Pride Festival. Celebrating what many have considered to be its most successful year ever, the PRIDE parade enjoyed such...

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