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Banned Books Week — Let’s Keep Our Shelves Controversial

Banned Books Week — Let’s Keep Our Shelves Controversial

By Christopher Payne

September 23, 2019

  Welcome to Banned Books Week across the country — a celebration and observation of literary censorship.  From Sept. 22 through Sept. 28, people all over our nation are speaking out against censorship and drawing attention to the ongoing controversy of banning books. The Marriott Library...

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

By Palak Jayswal

September 19, 2019

  While some New Year’s resolutions bite the dust before the first month of the year ends, a few of mine have managed to stay steadfast as 2019 winds into its last stretch. Among various mental and physical health resolutions, there were a few creative ones I wanted to tackle. One resolutio...

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

By Abigail Bowé

September 3, 2019

  If an art exhibit dedicated to fonts and letters sounds a little odd, rest assured that it is, but in the most whimsical way imaginable. "Love Letters," a temporary museum being held at the Gateway, invites audiences to immerse themselves into the form, function and nostalgia of the alphabet....

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

By Palak Jayswal

June 11, 2019

  To preface this review, I have to tell you that memoirs are a leap from my regular reading tastes. As someone who is consistently bored by nonfiction and a serial enthusiast of all things fiction, this book was already in need of something that could catch my eye. Nonetheless, I approached ...

R. B. Scott Shares the Culture of Salt Lake City in His Novel ‘The Mending’

R. B. Scott Shares the Culture of Salt Lake City in His Novel ‘The Mending’

By Hannah Keating

April 25, 2019

  Author R.B. Scott recently held a book release for his new novel “The Mending” at the King’s English Bookstore here in Salt Lake. Through the closely winding stairs and packed shelves of the iconic shop, Scott sat signing copies for close friends, many of whom attended the events at ...

Instagram Poetry: You Might As Well Accept It

Instagram Poetry: You Might As Well Accept It

By Alison Myers

April 17, 2019

  Judgment call — minimalist and profound, or formulaic and maudlin? If you’ve run into Rupi Kaur’s “Milk and Honey” or have ever opened Instagram, you’ve probably explored at least some Instagram poetry. This popular style of writing has become a sort of antihero in the literary...

An Inside Look at the Life of Author R. B. Scott

An Inside Look at the Life of Author R. B. Scott

By Hannah Keating

April 16, 2019

  The Life of R. B. Scott Author Ronald B. Scott is a Salt Lake native. Raised in the valley as the oldest of eight, he found himself able to explore the city in different ways. Wandering home from school and piano lessons, what Scott refers to as, “the bright side of being unsupervised,...

Black History: Writers Who Paved the Path

Black History: Writers Who Paved the Path

By Palak Jayswal

February 5, 2019

  In February, we celebrate African-American History Month. Some of the world’s richest and most renowned texts come from eloquent and talented black writers. Through their words, these authors and poets are able to give a voice to black people as they share their experiences with the rest...

Most Anticipated Books of 2019

Most Anticipated Books of 2019

By Palak Jayswal

January 15, 2019

  The best way to usher in a new year is to look forward to exciting new books, movies and music. Whether they are continuing old traditions or establishing new trends, 2019's slate of new releases promises to tell a variety of stories in all types of genres.  Here’s just a few to keep I’ll be ke...

The Holy War For People Who Don’t Like Football

The Holy War For People Who Don’t Like Football

By Marshall Falkner

November 24, 2018

  Here on campus, one of our biggest events of the year is known as the Holy War, a massive football game that has the University of Utah go up against Brigham Young University. The Holy War has been a university tradition since 1896. The rivalry we have with BYU is a long-standing one. The eve...

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