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Ogden’s Kambere Family Surprised with Makeover Dream Home

Ogden’s Kambere Family Surprised with Makeover Dream Home

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

March 17, 2020

  There’s a reason that "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" is airing its 10th season on a new network after its cancellation. You can’t help but fall in love with the stories it shines a light on, often following a deserving family and a community banding together to give them incredibly special...

‘Guerrilla Girls’ Dare UMOCA Visitors to be Outraged

‘Guerrilla Girls’ Dare UMOCA Visitors to be Outraged

By Cade Anderson

March 7, 2020

  One artist — or rather, one group of around 60 artists — currently dominate the entire first-floor gallery of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. They are the “Guerrilla Girls.” Fueled by well-founded anger, the anonymous group made their debut in the late 80s with popular protests against the misogyny so commonplace in the world of...

‘Returning the Favor’ Brings Much-Needed Attention to Little Miracles

‘Returning the Favor’ Brings Much-Needed Attention to Little Miracles

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

March 3, 2020

  A new series exclusive to Facebook Watch is bringing camera crews and media attention to individuals across the globe making a difference. “Returning the Favor” revolves around people who go above and beyond being a good neighbor and provide support to the communities that need it most. ...

Resolving to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Resolving to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

January 23, 2020

  It's easy to boil down something such as a New Year's resolution to a cliche. You can imagine a peer or family member telling you as such, that by February they'll have already forgotten what their resolutions even were. For myself, New Year's Eve is not a remarkable or enjoyable holiday. Perhaps...

A ‘New’ Take on Dating for Ex-Mormons

A ‘New’ Take on Dating for Ex-Mormons

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

January 22, 2020

  Within the last five years, being able to swipe left or right on a potential love interest seems to have replaced the stereotypical coffee-shop-meet cute story for thousands of people in our generation. More and more people are finding dating success by turning to their phones. With more peop...

Dine or Dash: Proper Burger

Dine or Dash: Proper Burger

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

January 16, 2020

  Utah is famous for its many local breweries. Utah’s famous craft beer is an art that started as a local-deemed necessity. Utah breweries originally were created by local people trying to maneuver around Utah’s incredibly strict liquor laws. The laws have changed over the years, and the breweries have bee...

Bowé’s Fashion Favorites of 2019

Bowé’s Fashion Favorites of 2019

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

January 8, 2020

  Ugly polos, fanny packs, bucket hats. The fashions of 2019 saw the rise of VSCO girls and e-boys, balanced popularity between cheap thrifting and designer sneakers and waves of retro nostalgia brought on in part by TV in the veins of "Stranger Things" or "Friends" — all for the better or wo...

Bildungsroman: The Trauma of Happy Endings

Bildungsroman: The Trauma of Happy Endings

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

December 28, 2019

  Once — and I say "once" in the liberalist, most distancing, self-deceptive sense, like we don’t still live "once" and that "once" won’t come to bite us in the ass — there was an idealist. A baby faced, bright-eyed, daydreaming — though she would have called it philosophizing — idealist...

Reimagining Holidays the Old Way

Reimagining Holidays the Old Way

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

November 21, 2019

  Now that it’s November, we can officially wish each other Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays, depending on your take. As we all know, Christmas celebrates the historical birth of Jesus of Nazareth using Black Friday and other sales to mark the days to the big one where we remember how capitalism...

October Arts Desk Favorites

October Arts Desk Favorites

By Palak Jayswal, Christopher Payne, Ray Gill, Kate Button, Weston Wood, Alison Myers, Hannah Keating, Abigail Raasch, Arielle Gulley, and Oakley Burt

November 19, 2019

Palak Jayswal While summer is my seasonal time to read without the nagging feeling that I could be doing 30 other important tasks, fall and winter are my binge-watching seasons. It's far too easy to climb into bed and binge a couple of episodes instead of doing, well, anything else. "Law and Order:...

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