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Literary journal “peculiar” unites queer community in Provo area

Literary journal “peculiar” unites queer community in Provo area

July 23, 2016

Anyone who has spent any significant time in this state knows Provo, Utah is Mormon-dominated. Who would have expected that a queer literary journal would pop up here? Somehow, despite all odds, one has: the journal, titled peculiar, traces its origins to about a year ago, and this latest publication, Volume...

Building a Creative Community

Building a Creative Community

July 11, 2016

It's been happening everywhere. Happening with such regularity and precision it hardly seems worth mentioning again; art is being systematically erased from school curricula. Thankfully, there are those who will not stand for this. Some Salt Lake residents — passionate about community-driven art —...

Helping Survivors Open Up in New Ways

Helping Survivors Open Up in New Ways

July 5, 2016

Simply talking through issues isn’t effective for everyone. Even when it does prove useful, is it really the best way to work through trauma? Not if you ask Jill Johnson. Johnson is a mixed-media artist and art therapist who has recently been devoting her expertise to helping heal survivors of sexua...

When & Where to Catch the Best Fireworks

When & Where to Catch the Best Fireworks

June 27, 2016

The fourth of July is just as much about independence as it as about fireworks displays. Fireworks are a tradition first advocated by John Adams in a letter to his wife in which he wrote that the signing of the Declaration of Independence should be a "great anniversary Festival" and "solemnized with...

New Music Monday: “So Familiar” by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

November 2, 2015

The banjo is one of those instruments that is not used as much as it should be. Its sound feels folksy no matter what a musician does with it and it carries with it feelings of a laid-back evening around a warm fire after a long day. Maybe this is why the instrument is so underused; music groups fear...

Graveyard Stroll Allows Students to Interact with History

October 30, 2015

With Halloween just around the corner, cemeteries hold a different position of importance than they do normally for their significant creep factors. While many of you may know about the Fort Douglas Cemetery, located near Officer's Circle, what you may not know is that this cemetery was the final resting...

Pumpkin Carving for Dummies: How to Make Your First Jack O’Lantern

October 29, 2015

For those of you who find yourselves away from home for Halloween, maybe for the first time, you may have realized that it is now your job to carve pumpkins without any outside help. Luckily for you, this is a guide especially for pumpkin-carving newbies. Follow these instructions, and by the time you’re...

Stay In(troverted) This Halloween: How to Avoid People and Still Have Fun

October 29, 2015

Halloween is advertised as parties and dressing up and being around lots and lots ... and lots and lots ... of people. Did I mention a lot of people? While many college students seem to have no trouble finding Halloween parties to attend, subsequently spending the night with large groups of people dressed...

Sample Delicious Dishes at the Taste of Latin America Festival

October 21, 2015

College students can put up with the food provided at the PHC for only so long before they crave something with a little more flavor. Now that we have entered into the month of October, many students' tastebuds are beginning to hit their breaking points. Thankfully, the Taste of Latin America Festival...

New Music Monday: Wood Brothers’ new album the first way to de-stress during Fall Break

October 12, 2015

Relax — you don't have classes today. The past seven weeks are a dream you don't have to even think about for another five days at least. The foreseeable future is yours to fill. Though you have (almost) unlimited options, the end goal of anything you do should be to de-stress, to figure out who you...

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