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Student Volunteers Get a Behind-the-Scenes Sundance Experience

Student Volunteers Get a Behind-the-Scenes Sundance Experience

By Casey Koldewyn

January 28, 2016

Lights, camera, action! The 2016 Sundance Film festival has come to town, along with all of the excitement and drama that accompanies it. Many people from Utah and beyond pay the big bucks for the opportunity to see independent films before they’re cool, and Sundance rarely fails to entertain. In the...

Not Just Movies: Get Your Music Fix at Sundance

Not Just Movies: Get Your Music Fix at Sundance

January 25, 2016

Aside from its status as a bastion of independent film making, Sundance is known for its music scene. Starting on Jan. 22 and ending Jan. 29, the Rich Haines Gallery (751 Main Street, Park City) will house the 2016 Music Cafe, sponsored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Performances at the...

Animated Film “Anomalisa” Asks Big Questions About What it Means to be Human

Animated Film “Anomalisa” Asks Big Questions About What it Means to be Human

January 21, 2016

Warning: This review contains minor spoilers for the film "Anomalisa." What makes us human? What does it mean to be a person? To be alive? These are the big questions in "Anomalisa," a stop-action film directed by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson. Similar in style to films such as Wes Anderson's "F...

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...

Babcock Theater Brings Orwell’s “Animal Farm” to Life

October 6, 2015

Even in today's world, the word "communism" makes people nervous; this is especially true for those of our parents' generations and especially our grandparents'. The nervousness they show is a side effect of the fear that also inspired works of Cold War literature. One such work was George Orwell's novel,...

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