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Contemplating Graduation: Farewell to the University of Utah

Contemplating Graduation: Farewell to the University of Utah

By Adelina Whitten

January 16, 2019

  This piece was written by Adelina Whitten who graduated in Dec. of 2018. Here are a few of her thoughts prior to walking. The Arts Desk misses her and we wish her the best of luck as she enters the real world. — Madge Slack, Arts Editor Thousands of students graduate from Utah colleges ...

University of Utah Student Kirby Dorsey Releases New Song “Stranger”

University of Utah Student Kirby Dorsey Releases New Song “Stranger”

By Adelina Whitten

December 9, 2018

  It’s hard to keep up with schoolwork when there are multitudes of extracurriculars you may want to participate in. It’s difficult to do, but not impossible. University of Utah student Kirby Dorsey defeats the odds as a musician, songwriter and traveler. The undergraduate tackles a horde...

Give the Gift of Charity This Christmas: Organizations Worth Your Dime

Give the Gift of Charity This Christmas: Organizations Worth Your Dime

By Adelina Whitten

December 6, 2018

  Black Friday and Cyber Monday are an excuse to spend copious amounts of money. An old co-worker of mine spent more than $1,000 on clothing alone during the Thanksgiving scramble. One’s hard-earned cash should be spent with themselves in mind, but also with those who might be less fortunate...

Step Into Childhood with “Pinkalicious the Musical”

Step Into Childhood with “Pinkalicious the Musical”

By Adelina Whitten

November 29, 2018

  The first snowfall means different things to everyone, but we can all agree it’s a most wondrous time. The season lights the path for a few of our favorite things — Christmas, holiday sweaters and astonishing musical productions. Salt Lake Acting Company hosts crowd-pleasers regularly, a...

The Hogwarts Holy War: Even Wizards Have Rivalries

The Hogwarts Holy War: Even Wizards Have Rivalries

By Adelina Whitten

November 21, 2018

  Students look forward to the University of Utah and Brigham Young University "Holy War" face-off each year. Fans dress in their respective colors, express undying support for teams and occasionally participate in name-calling. Let’s face it — the Cougars are the U's greatest rival. The...

Save Money, Give Better

Save Money, Give Better

By Adelina Whitten

November 15, 2018

  Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which also means that the busiest shopping season of the year is upon us. Family and friends rush to buy the perfect presents nearly two months before Christmas day. We all want to make a good impression and the holidays are the best time to do that....

Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Brings November Holiday Fun

Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Brings November Holiday Fun

By Adelina Whitten

November 14, 2018

  Thanksgiving is around the corner, yet signs of Christmas have popped up all over the country. Store decorations are in full swing, houses are ornamented with flashy lights and our stress levels are starting to go through the roof. Luckily, Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Holiday Pop-Up, a special...

Top 10 Best Patriotic Productions

Top 10 Best Patriotic Productions

By Adelina Whitten

November 9, 2018

  The U.S. standard for patriotism usually involves barbecues, fireworks and American flag apparel. However, the television and movie industry often displays U.S. nationalism without the theatrics. Here’s 10 of the most patriotic television series and movies to grace our country. “Hidden Figures...

Female-Led “Girl With No Name” Announced by Legion M and Co-Op Entertainment

Female-Led “Girl With No Name” Announced by Legion M and Co-Op Entertainment

By Adelina Whitten

November 8, 2018

  "The Hateful Eight," "True Grit" and "Silverado" are some popular contemporary films that we may typically think of when we hear the term “western.” Unsurprisingly, these films are male-dominated, with few women being part of the casts and creative teams. The fan-owned production company, Legion M, and Co-Op Entertainment have partnered toget...

Art and Chill: Make it Interesting with Military Memorials

Art and Chill: Make it Interesting with Military Memorials

By Adelina Whitten

November 8, 2018

  Autumn brings beautifully colored leaves and countless festivities. Little did you know, there’s more than just corn mazes and pumpkin decorating. In fact, notable experiences wait around every corner. Relationships can turn into a routine of cheap dining with a general lack of variation,...

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