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A Beginner’s Guide to Pageants

A Beginner’s Guide to Pageants

By Abigail Raasch

November 7, 2018

  What do you imagine when you think of pageants? Many may picture the Miss America contest with its swimsuit competition and the iconic statements of a "world peace" dream. I think of the movie "Miss Congeniality," a Sandra Bullock classic. I recently had the immense pleasure, however, of talki...

From Beverley Hills to Capitol Hill

From Beverley Hills to Capitol Hill

By Abigail Raasch

November 6, 2018

  In the world we live in, celebrities are similar to gods. We look to them for guidance in opinions and lifestyle. These celebrities are asked to give presidential endorsements, offer their opinions on civilian pay and to explain what is morally correct. Looking at these celebrities, we notice the...

Deciphering Fact vs Fiction at “salt 14”

Deciphering Fact vs Fiction at “salt 14”

By Abigail Raasch

November 1, 2018

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts has officially brought in their 14th artist as part of their "salt" series of contemporary art. This new exhibit, "salt 14," highlights the work of Yang Yongliang. The artist’s profile has been growing, especially in the United States, rather recently. Coming...

Fall DIY on a College Dime

Fall DIY on a College Dime

By Abigail Raasch

November 1, 2018

  The weather is cooling down, cafés have announced their fall beverages and the calendar has reached the end of October. It is time for holiday decorations. Whether you want to make your dorm room festive or host your own "Friends-giving," here are a few fun DIY decoration ideas for a craf...

Regal Students

Regal Students

By Abigail Raasch

October 17, 2018

  Thousands of schools throughout the country celebrate the time-honored tradition of homecoming. The University of Utah is celebrating homecoming Oct. 13 through Oct. 20. There is a week full of campus activities like Songfest, Greek House Decorating and of course, the homecoming football g...

U of U Ballet Students Perform Difficult Routines with Flair

U of U Ballet Students Perform Difficult Routines with Flair

By Abigail Raasch

October 8, 2018

Every art form is hard in and of itself. Through personal experience, however, I must say ballet takes the cake. With the physical expectations of one’s body, as well as the constant mental push that is put upon ballet dancers, these artists deserve the utmost respect. Recently, I had the privilege t...

“Chess”: The 80s Music Light Show

“Chess”: The 80s Music Light Show

By Abigail Raasch

September 16, 2018

The world loves musicals. Many of them become well-known classics during or after their time, but the musical “Chess” does not fall in with the classics. The University of Utah Musical Theater Program (MTP) decided to take on this lesser known, Cold War-based story, written by “the two composers...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 26: “Friends”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 26: “Friends”

By Abigail Raasch

September 7, 2018

“Friends” is a show that many of us know extremely well. Created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, the sitcom ran from 1994 to 2004 and continues to be a regular in most homes, dorms and apartments. The ten seasons never fail to bring laughter, heartwarming moments and wonderful times to those vi...

Keeping It Fresh: Eat Local Week

Keeping It Fresh: Eat Local Week

By Abigail Raasch

September 6, 2018

As college students, it can often be hard to eat healthy. Those fruits, veggies and whole grains take time, energy and resources. It becomes much easier to drive through some fast food chain and grab your usual meal. However, Urban Food Connection of Utah is creating a challenge called "Eat Local Week" during the week of Sept. 8 through 1...

Marisa Morán Jahn Celebrates Diversity and Collaboration with “Mirror/ Mask”

Marisa Morán Jahn Celebrates Diversity and Collaboration with “Mirror/ Mask”

By Abigail Raasch

August 22, 2018

At the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, here on the University of Utah campus, a recent gallery exhibit opened in the ACME (Art. Community. Museum. Education.) Lab. This interactive exhibit space is currently home to Marisa Morán Jahn’s "Mirror/ Mask" collection. The exhibit uses collaboration and improvis...

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