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Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

By Abigail Bowé

July 19, 2019

  If you count yourself among the most dedicated of outdoor enthusiasts, you may likely resonate with the words of famed poet and ecologist Henry David Thoreau: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately." For University of Utah student Cara MacDonald, the drive to discover the...

Your uNID is as Good as a Movie Ticket: Streaming Free for Staff and Students

Your uNID is as Good as a Movie Ticket: Streaming Free for Staff and Students

By Abigail Bowé

June 30, 2019

  On top of housing, tuition and other expenses, many of us are also crunching the numbers for entertainment bills and streaming services — all of which can add up too quickly. We may occasionally have to decide between a subscription for Hulu or YouTube TV and saving up funds for family visi...

All Aboard — Free Train Rides in South Weber

All Aboard — Free Train Rides in South Weber

By Ray Gill

June 19, 2019

  Upon entering the Canyon Meadows Park in South Weber, there is a little railroad track along with railroad lights, signs and gates. There is a small playground, a baseball field and kids playing everywhere. The sound of train whistles in the distance signal where the main attraction is located ...

The New York Times’ ‘The Weekly:’ A Supplement to Your Journalistic Meal

The New York Times’ ‘The Weekly:’ A Supplement to Your Journalistic Meal

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

June 9, 2019

  1,550 journalists from 160 different countries work for The New York Times, according to their website. Now over 30 of these journalists are stepping out of their comfort zones and onto the screens for the first season of “The Weekly.” The show, in partnership with streaming partners ...

SaltCON Goes Back to the Basics

SaltCON Goes Back to the Basics

By Ray Gill

June 2, 2019

  Stepping into a typical fandom convention usually yields congestive crowds that are so noisy that you can barely speak to friends, and breaks for fresh air are much needed due to the stuffiness. Yet this not the case at SaltCON — a Utah-based board game convention held at the Davis Convention Ce...

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

By Palak Jayswal

May 28, 2019

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts here at the University of Utah recently received a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $35,000 grant was awarded to the museum to support and continue the growth of their “Art, Community, Museum, Education” program. While this is the larg...

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 25, 2019

  Summer is the best time to fill your life with the arts. If you've been pushing off your goals of becoming a more artistically-driven and self-aware human, you now have several months to achieve them. It's the perfect season to create habits that you can carry into the school year. You may...

Get Your Vitamin D Hiking in Utah this Summer

Get Your Vitamin D Hiking in Utah this Summer

By Abigail Raasch

May 19, 2019

  Pleasant Salt Lake City weather is giving everybody the motivation needed to search for outdoor activities. It's lucky we have within our reach several moderate, yet fulfilling, hikes and walking trails. So on the few days that you have off of work and your dreaded summer semester classes, be sur...

Best Humanities Classes To Take as A Freshman

Best Humanities Classes To Take as A Freshman

By Yixin Song

May 15, 2019

  The first few months of college can be daunting, but not because it has a stricter regulation on academics and lifestyle. On the contrary, it's because you'll find that nobody will tell you what to do. Up until college, teachers and guidance counselors alike have helped students choose what...

A Word of Advice from the Arts Desk

A Word of Advice from the Arts Desk

By Palak Jayswal, Abigail Raasch, Hannah Keating, Christopher Payne, Alison Myers, Yixin Song, Ray Gill, and Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 15, 2019

  Being a freshman is terrifying, to say the least. As you embark on your college journey, the writers of the Arts Desk want to pass along some words of wisdom — from reflections on our personal degrees to general advice, we wish you the best of luck. Palak Jayswal - Communication (B.A.) ...

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