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Inversion Season Fashion: Patterned Pollution Masks Give Options

Inversion Season Fashion: Patterned Pollution Masks Give Options

By Alaikia Marielle

January 17, 2019

  Salt Lake City natives are no stranger to the temperature inversion which occurs every winter and increases particulate pollution in the valley to sometimes dangerous levels. For those who are transplants to Salt Lake City, a temperature inversion is when a layer of warm air traps cold air in t...

The Tumblr Ban on Adult Content is Problematic

The Tumblr Ban on Adult Content is Problematic

By Alaikia Marielle

January 12, 2019

  In early December 2018, Tumblr announced its plans for “a better, more positive Tumblr.” These “positive” changes to Tumblr came in the form of an all-out ban on adult content. Specifically, Tumblr tells users in their community guidelines: “Don't upload images, videos, or GIFs that s...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 39: “Origin”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 39: “Origin”

By Alaikia Marielle

December 18, 2018

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Origin” Ever since people began speculating about space travel in fiction, we've speculated about the various possible mishaps. One of the most common troubles is the "lost in space" trope — passengers on a spaceship find themselves strand...

The Chronicle Playlist: Alternative Holiday Songs

The Chronicle Playlist: Alternative Holiday Songs

By Alaikia Marielle

December 9, 2018

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2zMdm7ncPg2nZWnFN4WHaf?si=MQw2_HA9SumVR48PPm0cdA Whether you’re looking for songs to spice up a holiday party playlist or if alt-rock is the only way that you can tolerate holiday music, this playlist has a little something for everyone — electric guitar, heartbreak, comedy, angst, covers of classics and delightful originals. Note: Not all...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 37: “Impulse”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 37: “Impulse”

By Alaikia Marielle

November 30, 2018

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Impulse” and references to sexual assault   YouTube joins the ever-growing number of video streaming providers that produce original content and exceed expectations with their new original series, "Impulse." In May 2018, YouTube split t...

How Much Swag is Too Much Swag?

How Much Swag is Too Much Swag?

By Alaikia Marielle

November 23, 2018

  When the Utes play at home, Utah fans show up to show their pride and spirit in a sea of red. Studies show team performance improves fans' spirits during a game. A home advantage is truly an advantage because more of the home team’s fans are there to support them while distracting their opponents. Cheers ...

The Chronicle Playlist: Winter Chill

The Chronicle Playlist: Winter Chill

By Alaikia Marielle

November 16, 2018

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5ISbQGGuLztzLxlN7gmWdt?si=bWhfhP_uRZq6wWv9GtCeoA Holiday music isn’t for everyone. Jingle bells and the infinite versions of the same songs over and over wear us down, year after year. Here are 18 subtly on-point songs for the season: songs that you coul...

Get Crafty With It

Get Crafty With It

By Alaikia Marielle

November 15, 2018

  Homemade gifts show an extra level of thought for the important people in your life. In many cases, making a gift is more cost-efficient than buying a gift, which is important if you’re on a strict student budget. They are also an easy way to make lots of gifts to give to your peers, co-workers...

Rooted Offers New Plant-Based Dining Options on Campus

Rooted Offers New Plant-Based Dining Options on Campus

By Alaikia Marielle

November 10, 2018

This semester, the University of Utah welcomed Rooted, a new dining option on campus with a fully plant-based* menu, to the newly completed Gardner Commons. Rooted is the project of Jennifer Nielsen, Chartwells Dining Services Sustainability Coordinator, and Peter Hodgson, Chartwells Executive Ch...

I’m Grateful for a Month of Blockbusters

I’m Grateful for a Month of Blockbusters

By Alaikia Marielle

November 1, 2018

  November marks the beginning of the holiday movie season with hits sure to smash the box office this month. Films hoping for an Academy Award nomination typically cluster at the end of the year to squeeze themselves in before the Oscars' deadline. We also see blockbusters released around th...

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