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Pop-Cultured: A Dark Obsession

Pop-Cultured: A Dark Obsession

By Abigail Raasch

November 9, 2019

In the darkness of the morning, I roll over and begin scrolling through my phone. As I get ready, the latest Billie Eilish album runs on repeat. I sing along to “Bad Guy” and walk to Trax listening to “Bury a Friend.” At school, my friends and I discuss the newest comic book adaptation, the dark...

Pop-Cultured: Kylie Jenner’s ‘Rise and Shine’ — Trademark or Bust?

Pop-Cultured: Kylie Jenner’s ‘Rise and Shine’ — Trademark or Bust?

By Hannah Keating

November 7, 2019

Unless you have removed yourself from the social internet or exist only in a secluded corner of the digital world, you’ve probably seen some version of the viral video where Kylie Jenner wakes up her daughter Stormi by singing the phrase “rise and shine.” If you haven’t seen the original clip, it starts with Jenner talking to the camera before entering her daughter’s room. It then cuts to the next clip where Jenner flips on the lights, stands over her daughter’s crib and soulfully croons the harmonic lullaby. The nine-second clip was taken from a vlog uploaded to Youtube on Oct. 10 and explod...

Exploring Historic Gardner Village at the 19th Annual Witchfest

Exploring Historic Gardner Village at the 19th Annual Witchfest

By Abigail Bowé

November 1, 2019

The recipe for a perfect Halloween calls for fried green tomatoes, a dash of alpaca kisses, a hundred spools of colorful yarn and an ounce or two of laughter to taste. The witches of the historic Gardner Village will vouch for it. Masters of brewing ooky-spooky fun, they fly in every year to Witchfest,...

Pop-Cultured: ‘The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star’

Pop-Cultured: ‘The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star’

By Oakley Burt

October 29, 2019

After keeping fans eagerly waiting in anticipation for nearly a year, Shane Dawson has released his new, nine part web series, “The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star.” This is the follow up to Dawson and Star’s 2018 web series, “The Secret Life of Jeffree Star.” The first series delved into the mystery surrounding Sta...

September Arts Desk Favorites

September Arts Desk Favorites

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

October 29, 2019

  Palak Jayswal September quickly turned into a month of nostalgia for me. It’s always interesting to be able to turn back to old art — whether it’s music, tv or a good book — and relive the feelings you experienced when you first consumed it. For me, September consisted of reminis...

A Landmark of Utah Women’s History is Competing for Grant Money

A Landmark of Utah Women’s History is Competing for Grant Money

By Hannah Keating

October 23, 2019

From the outside, the Clubhouse on South Temple looks unassuming — an old prairie-style building with few distinguishing features, save one Historic Register plaque boasting its significance. Though it may not look like much, the building served as home to Salt Lake City’s own Ladies’ Literary...

Salt Lake’s Flourishing Culture

Salt Lake’s Flourishing Culture

By Weston Wood

October 23, 2019

  Salt Lake City is a bustling town nestled at the feet of the Wasatch Mountains, one that is influenced by migrant cultures. It's not the small town it used to be. Boasting around 200,000 people, this city is internationally connected by its people & culture. The city has been globally reco...

Who’s Who in the Zoo? – The ZooWho App Could Revolutionize Small Talk

Who’s Who in the Zoo? – The ZooWho App Could Revolutionize Small Talk

By Ray Gill

October 23, 2019

Social media has created an era of constant connection — we can always see who’s been up to what, or share our thoughts, beliefs and memes with hundreds of people. You can find those acquaintances you haven’t spoken with in 20 years as easily as the friends you saw two minutes ago. Without these ...

Nightmare on 13th: 29 Years of Fear

Nightmare on 13th: 29 Years of Fear

By Ray Gill

October 16, 2019

  Nightmare on 13th — which is conveniently located in the heart of downtown on 1300 S. —  is one of Utah’s scariest attractions. With over 29 years of experience, a considerable amount of thought, time and effort is put into creating new ways to trick the mind of the public. The annu...

Go for Goat Yoga? Behind the Trends in Exercise and Stress Relief

Go for Goat Yoga? Behind the Trends in Exercise and Stress Relief

By Hannah Keating

October 3, 2019

  In the last few years, fitness studios have exploded with new types of workouts. Exercises all across the board have risen in popularity — pole dancing, drumming workouts like PoundFit, dance-based barre classes or Zumba sessions and even extreme temperature workouts like hot yoga or Brrrn...

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