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The 2019 Oscars Ceremony: Trifles and Triumphs

The 2019 Oscars Ceremony: Trifles and Triumphs

By Madge Slack and Josh Petersen

February 27, 2019

  Slack: As Much a Political Commentary as an Award Show Well, the Oscars are over. Along with a night of some truly shocking fashion choices, we now have 2019’s winners and a clear precedent set by the Acadamy. “Black Panther” went home with three awards for Best Original Score, Best Production...

Events Board is Here to Help U

Events Board is Here to Help U

By Madge Slack

February 25, 2019

  ASUU plans more events in a year than the average student realizes. Their events board puts together 30-32 events per year and ASUU altogether puts together around 60, which the events board also helps to coordinate. There are 14 different boards within ASUU and each board has a series of ...

From Utah to Korea: Theater Alumna Thrives in Teaching and Performing

From Utah to Korea: Theater Alumna Thrives in Teaching and Performing

By Madge Slack

February 22, 2019

  For many students, graduation is as scary as it is exciting, but Juliet Demars was not intimidated. Demars graduated from the University of Utah in December, 2017 with a B.A. in theater studies. Not long after that, she packed her bags and moved to Korea. “I think a lot of stress is put on...

Navigation Know-How: Life Hacks for Finding Your Way Around Campus

Navigation Know-How: Life Hacks for Finding Your Way Around Campus

By Madge Slack

February 20, 2019

  For all the freshman, transfer students and non-Utah natives out there, we have bad news: the University of Utah is built on a mountain. This means you will spend a lot of time climbing stairs and walking up hills. When I was a freshman we called it the "negative 15." As innovative college stud...

The Ring Dilemma: Proposal 101

The Ring Dilemma: Proposal 101

By Abigail Raasch

February 9, 2019

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year for lovers — Valentine’s Day in Salt Lake City. Every year, engagements pop up all over the world during this holiday, especially in this valley. Salt Lake could easily be classified as the second Paris. Romance is everywhere. You can’t miss...

Dan Reynolds’ Mission: Love Should Never Be Taboo

Dan Reynolds’ Mission: Love Should Never Be Taboo

By Palak Jayswal

February 4, 2019

  Utah is often forgotten in the grand scheme of things. Most references to the state are punchlines in popular culture, subjected to bad stereotypes. Which is why a band like Grammy-winning Imagine Dragons, whose lead vocalist is Dan Reynolds, is so important for Utah — a state which is m...

A Controversial ‘Book of Mormon’

A Controversial ‘Book of Mormon’

By Abigail Raasch

January 30, 2019

  You have probably heard of the musical, "The Book of Mormon." This groundbreaking Broadway hit shocked audiences while bringing with it barrels of laughter. The show originally opened in March of 2011 starring Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad. Written by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, ...

New Year, New You: Go Cruelty Free in 2019

New Year, New You: Go Cruelty Free in 2019

By Alaikia Marielle

January 23, 2019

  Over the last several years there has been a massive push to make more ethical choices, especially when it comes to makeup and beauty products. This trend can be seen most evidently on YouTube, where many lifestyle and beauty vloggers have started to solely use and advocate for cruelty-free...

TOLERANCE Takes the Stage at UMFA

TOLERANCE Takes the Stage at UMFA

By Alison Myers

January 22, 2019

  Art often communicates with us on an intuitive if not spiritual level, but for art to be considered activism, we may need to ask what qualifies the piece. For the ideas to be provoking, what side of the scale will be most effective? Should art drive its audience towards outrage or introspectio...

More Than Decoration: Self Expression and Bumper Stickers

More Than Decoration: Self Expression and Bumper Stickers

By Josh Petersen

January 18, 2019

  Whether you are walking through the parking lot or gazing at the sea of laptops in a lecture hall, bumper stickers are a constant fixture on campus. These little stickers are everywhere and everyone has their own style. At this point, even having no stickers is its own kind of aesthetic choice....

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