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How Much Swag is Too Much Swag?

How Much Swag is Too Much Swag?

By Alaikia Marielle

November 23, 2018

  When the Utes play at home, Utah fans show up to show their pride and spirit in a sea of red. Studies show team performance improves fans' spirits during a game. A home advantage is truly an advantage because more of the home team’s fans are there to support them while distracting their opponents. Cheers ...

Eat Your Game Day Away: Make Your Own Spirited Sweets

Eat Your Game Day Away: Make Your Own Spirited Sweets

By Madge Slack

November 22, 2018

  Sports are all fun and games, taken literally, but maybe we take our rivalries a little too seriously. The game between the University of Utah and Brigham Young University is called the "Holy War." Is it really an epic battle of bloodshed and death? No — thank goodness — but that doesn’...

Get Crafty With It

Get Crafty With It

By Alaikia Marielle

November 15, 2018

  Homemade gifts show an extra level of thought for the important people in your life. In many cases, making a gift is more cost-efficient than buying a gift, which is important if you’re on a strict student budget. They are also an easy way to make lots of gifts to give to your peers, co-workers...

Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Brings November Holiday Fun

Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Brings November Holiday Fun

By Adelina Whitten

November 14, 2018

  Thanksgiving is around the corner, yet signs of Christmas have popped up all over the country. Store decorations are in full swing, houses are ornamented with flashy lights and our stress levels are starting to go through the roof. Luckily, Mixbook’s CreateCelebrate Holiday Pop-Up, a special...

A Beginner’s Guide to Pageants

A Beginner’s Guide to Pageants

By Abigail Raasch

November 7, 2018

  What do you imagine when you think of pageants? Many may picture the Miss America contest with its swimsuit competition and the iconic statements of a "world peace" dream. I think of the movie "Miss Congeniality," a Sandra Bullock classic. I recently had the immense pleasure, however, of talki...

Fighting for Equality: The USNC for UN Women’s Walk

Fighting for Equality: The USNC for UN Women’s Walk

By Hannah Keating

November 6, 2018

According to a 2018 study from WalletHub, Utah placed 50th as the best states for women’s equality in the United States, ranking dead last in many of the study’s economic, political and educational metrics. Among the top placing were states such as New York and California, where the U.S. National C...

From Beverley Hills to Capitol Hill

From Beverley Hills to Capitol Hill

By Abigail Raasch

November 6, 2018

  In the world we live in, celebrities are similar to gods. We look to them for guidance in opinions and lifestyle. These celebrities are asked to give presidential endorsements, offer their opinions on civilian pay and to explain what is morally correct. Looking at these celebrities, we notice the...

Art and Propaganda

Art and Propaganda

By Madge Slack

November 5, 2018

  Everyone studies art at some point. Sometimes it leads to the knowledge of Picasso’s greatness or abstract ideas concerning how Leonardo Da Vinci was important. Most people know that Van Gogh cut off one of his ears, but hardly anybody can say which one or even pronounce his name correct...

Ballet West’s “Jewels” Simply Sparkles

Ballet West’s “Jewels” Simply Sparkles

By Madge Slack

November 4, 2018

  Art for art’s sake seems to be a forgotten ideal these days. Unless, of course, you look to the world of George Balanchine. As one of the most influential choreographers in history, Balanchine created over 425 works and created an aesthetic that many people associate with ballet today. Notably, he...

Fall DIY on a College Dime

Fall DIY on a College Dime

By Abigail Raasch

November 1, 2018

  The weather is cooling down, cafés have announced their fall beverages and the calendar has reached the end of October. It is time for holiday decorations. Whether you want to make your dorm room festive or host your own "Friends-giving," here are a few fun DIY decoration ideas for a craf...

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