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Cosmetic Composition and Skincare Safety

Cosmetic Composition and Skincare Safety

By Kate Button

September 19, 2019

  Every day, millions of individuals cake, bake and make up their faces to perfection with various cosmetic products. The personal decision to wear makeup can help people feel more confident, express their individuality and have a set-aside time for themselves in the morning. Yet, no matter how ...

Annual VegFest Hits Salt Lake and Redefines ‘Veganism’

Annual VegFest Hits Salt Lake and Redefines ‘Veganism’

By Alison Myers

September 18, 2019

It’s a bright and blue day at Library Square as a toasting sun warms one of the year’s last summer weekends. The festival has attracted a wide assortment of people from around the state. Looking around, a man passes in what resembles a NASA shirt, except it says "VEGAN" across it. Another woman joins...

Arts Desk August Favorites

Arts Desk August Favorites

September 17, 2019

  Arts is a rather broad, all-encompassing term. Here at the Arts Desk, luckily, we've got a wide range of tastes and appreciation for every facet of art. With this piece, we kick off a monthly project where we share our favorite arts production or item, providing a bit of insight to everyone...

Waste Not, Want Art? The Clever Octopus Provides Sustainable Art Materials for All

Waste Not, Want Art? The Clever Octopus Provides Sustainable Art Materials for All

By Palak Jayswal

September 12, 2019

  In Murray, between a bicycle shop and a post office, resides a quirky little arts and crafts shop. A single step inside the shop transports visitors to an almost hoarder-like environment. Yet, for the well-trained artistic eye, this place is a gold mine of creativity. Every crevice of the shop is fi...

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

By Abigail Bowé

September 10, 2019

  Most of the college students I know love the arts across a broad range of outlets and interests, ranging from professional interests to hobbies. Among them are vinyl collectors, photographers, Broadway fans, choir devotees, dancers, poets, writers, hardcore concert-goers, film geeks and costume...

Utah Arts Alliance Delights and Brings Back Childhood Wonder with ‘dreamscapes’

Utah Arts Alliance Delights and Brings Back Childhood Wonder with ‘dreamscapes’

By Kate Button

September 3, 2019

  If you're unfamiliar with "dreamscapes," you might think it’s a typical art installation or Instagram museum (ie. Hall of Breakfast). While both of these descriptors are accurate at various points through the exhibit, "dreamscapes" goes above and beyond what you might expect. This exhibit combines interactive art, upcycled materials and photogenic scenery. The space ...

The Chronicle Playlist: Back to School Bops

The Chronicle Playlist: Back to School Bops

By Abigail Raasch

August 31, 2019

We're officially back for another semester. A little over a week has passed and it's safe to assume that some are definitely starting to feel the stress. With classes starting at 8 a.m. and going until late in the afternoon, everything feels nonstop. Weakness lurks ahead of us, but we can’t let th...

The Fabric of Our Culture: Ethical Shopping

The Fabric of Our Culture: Ethical Shopping

By Alison Myers

August 27, 2019

Back to school clothes shopping is a parenthood obsession. Don’t I already have clothes? Yes, but this is the season’s excuse for consumerism. As a kid, the task seemed useless. Now, it seems reckless. Even past the age of growth-spurts, though, we might want our clothes to reflect the person we’re...

The Department of Fine Arts: The Good, the Good and the Predominately Good

The Department of Fine Arts: The Good, the Good and the Predominately Good

By Alison Myers

August 24, 2019

  New Year’s Day marks a definitive divide between pride for the accomplished and hopes that the next year will reel in even greater satisfaction. Of course, it’s not New Year’s, and that’s the good news. It’s the academic new year which means that goals won’t fade away after two...

Ummah Addresses Muslim Truths and Stereotypes

Ummah Addresses Muslim Truths and Stereotypes

By Abigail Raasch

August 24, 2019

  Growing up in this day and age, many of us have encountered the stereotypes of Islam. We may not think about it frequently, but back in the recesses of our minds, we've all registered generalizations about the Muslim people as fact. Through terrorist attacks, social breakthroughs and more, ...

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