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Books in the Salt Lake City Public Library in Salt Lake City, UT on Tue, Jan. 9, 2018.

(Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

Most Anticipated Books of 2019

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor 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...

The Holy War For People Who Dont 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...

Courtesy of Legion M.

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,...

author Hank Green, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

“An Absolutely Remarkable Thing” is a Cautionary Tale of Viral Fame

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor October 22, 2018

  "An Absolutely Remarkable Thing" follows a young woman named April May, a New York resident and recent design grad, who stumbles upon a giant statue placed in the middle of Manhattan at three...

courtesy Michael Smith

U Alumnus Michael Smith to Publish First Full-Length Novel

By Adelina Whitten September 25, 2018

Few people can brag about being a published author, but this isn’t the case for former University of Utah student Michael Smith. Smith graduated in accounting in 1995 and earned a law degree in 2001...

A zine from the Mariott Librarys special collection.  (Photo by Palak Jayswal | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Zines: A Brief History

By Alaikia Marielle September 19, 2018

Zines (pronounced zeens) are a form of alternative press, short for fanzine. They typically take the form of small booklets that have drawings, poems, stories or essays that are then photocopied and distributed....

The Joker: And Then There Were Three

The Joker: And Then There Were Three

By Rohit Singh September 19, 2018

It’s been almost three years since the events of "Justice League #42," when Batman sat in the Mobius Chair and asked the all-knowing chair for the true identity of the Joker. The Mobius Chair didn’t...

courtesy Wikimedia

“My So-Called Bollywood Life” is a Flawed but Loving View of Indian Culture

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor September 12, 2018

Nisha Sharma’s debut as an author, “My So-Called Bollywood Life,” is a great commentary on the author's cultural background and the traditions it's built upon. The novel does the Indian culture a...

Why We Need Diversity in Pop Culture

Why We Need Diversity in Pop Culture

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor August 24, 2018

Despite tensions over the past year concerning race and minority, it has been a significant period in terms of mainstream media representation for people of color. Whether this representation is through...

Visitors walk by artists booths and at the Utah Arts Festival in Salt Lake City, Saturday, June 27, 2015.

Slack: Utah Arts Fest, a Machine of the Oppressed

By Madge Slack August 3, 2018

“There is a whole other element of language that is felt when it is heard.” These are the words of Alexandra Lindberg, a slam poet invited to present at the Utah Arts Festival. They fell in love...