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BookTok is Keeping Secrets

By Jordan Thornblad, Arts Writer April 27, 2024

  TikTok has become the Gen Z version of a diary, in which the people of the world collectively share their lives. It has become the concert hall for self-expression, where people come to find...

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Letting Women Be Women in Entertainment

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer December 22, 2023

  The arts haven’t always been equal. Gender roles that began with familial standards of men working and women raising children kept women from performing onstage until the 18th century. The...

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Cozy Book Recommendations for Sweater Weather

By Grier Abercrombie, Arts Writer December 19, 2023

  Sweater weather is upon us. Now is the perfect time to get away from the cold Utah weather by escaping into the expansive worlds of fiction. Several genres come to mind when imagining fall...

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December Arts Desk Recommendations

  Happy December y'all, you made it. It's finally getting cold outside so break out those sweaters, ignore your finals for a few hours and curl up with these December recommendations. Films "For...

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‘Scott Pilgrim Takes Off’ is Headed in the Right Direction

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer November 21, 2023

  The film “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” was a landmark film for most people our age. It combined video games, graphic novels and movies in a way that had never been attempted before. Years...

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Unwritten Chapters: Navigating the Controversy of Book Bans

By Eliza Delgado, Arts Editor November 17, 2023

  In 1637 in Quincy, Massachusetts, Thomas Morton’s “New English Canaan” became the first book in the United States to become banned. Since then, book bans have become a growing issue across...

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‘Invincible’ Season 2 Adds to One of the Greatest Superhero Stories

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer November 7, 2023

  Of all the media I consume, there is one that stands out above all of the rest, at least in my mind. These are comic books. Comics are the very thing that led me to join the Chronicle and the...

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Visit More Libraries and Read More Books

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer September 30, 2023

  It has been years since I've been inside a library, aside from the Marriott Library on campus. Many people still regularly utilize the features available at libraries. I have a buddy who checks...

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PTC’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’: It’s not Spooky Season Without a Little Murder

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer September 28, 2023

  Did somebody say murder?! Pioneer Theatre Company’s latest offering is the classic mystery whodunit, “Murder on the Orient Express.” Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s...

After Everything, the 5th movie in the After series, embraces drama. (Courtesy of Cosmopolitan)

How Wattpad Broke Into The Entertainment Industry

By Josi Hinds, News Editor September 18, 2023

  The list of movies inspired by popular Wattpad stories recently grew with the release of "After Everything," the fifth movie in the "After" series. The "After" series is based on a fanfiction-turned-book...