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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle


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A Year in Review and a Look at What’s Next for Arts at the U

By Paige Gardner and Hannah Keating September 5, 2021

  The University of Utah’s College of Fine Arts departments have had a year unlike any other. The COVID-19 pandemic challenged students in arts departments at the U to pursue traditionally in-person...

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TikTok Trend of ‘The Female Gaze’ Highlights Gender Freedom and Expression

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer September 4, 2021

  Let’s set the scene: you are arriving home from a monotonous workday. You throw down your belongings and flop wearily onto your couch. Recognizing how an outside viewer may perceive your disheveled...

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Student Groups Give Non-Major Artists Opportunities to Create

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor September 2, 2021

  The effects of the pandemic dramatically altered the way the arts on-campus, particularly student-led or non-departmentally sanctioned programs, could function. While the College of...

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COVID-Era Arts Graduates Exemplify the Best the U has to Offer

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 2, 2021

  Fear and insecurity regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to decrease. Thanks to science, life has regained some semblance of normalcy and current University of Utah students are preparing...

Kanani Pua Dancers Performing at the Salt Lake City DIY Festival. (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City DIY Festival Highlights Pacific Islander Heritage Month

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor August 17, 2021

  This past weekend, the Utah Fairgrounds hosted Craft Lake City's DIY Festival. With gracious sponsor support from Harmons, the festival spanned three days with, “over 250 local artisans, DIY...

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The Promotion of Fast Fashion from Influencers Is Problematic and Unsustainable

By India Bown, Arts Writer June 18, 2021

  Fashion social media influencers, from platforms like Instagram and TikTok, use their status to push followers to a culture of fast fashion, moving people away from sustainability in their purchases....

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RTX at Home Entertains Audiences Virtually for a Second Year

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer June 17, 2021

  Touted as “the world’s greatest" animation, gaming and entertainment event, RTX returns for its 11th year, with a second digital alternative to its annual convention RTX at Home July 8-17. Conference...

The Entrance to the Utah Pride Story Garden. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pride in Review: The Story Garden

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor June 7, 2021

  This year’s Pride looked a little different from years past. In the place of what would normally be the Pride festival, the Utah Pride Center decided to switch gears and promote LGBTQ+ history...

A pride flag hangs from a house in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 21, 2020. This design of the pride flag includes Black, Brown and trans pride. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Utah Pride Center Presents 2021 Pride Week Events

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor May 30, 2021

  Continuing with tradition after cancellations last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Salt Lake City will celebrate Pride Week beginning Tuesday, June 1. The week-long festivities will be unlike...

Farewell: Cade Anderson

Farewell: Cade Anderson

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer April 28, 2021

  As I wrap up five years of college and four semesters of writing for the Chrony Arts Desk, I feel a strange mixture of pride, nostalgia and disorientation. I don’t really know what to do with...