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Cryptid of the Week: Skin-Walkers

Cryptid of the Week: Skin-Walkers

By Marshall Falkner

October 30, 2018

  A coyote howls at the full moon, and something howls back. Something gargled and horrific. A yee naaldlooshii wanders the red rock grasslands and catches the scent of something warm and metallic: blood. On the spookiest of holidays, we’re going to talk about one of the only myths that pertain to Utah as...

The Great Halloween Candy Debate of 2018

The Great Halloween Candy Debate of 2018

By Palak Jayswal and Josh Petersen

October 30, 2018

  At the arts desk, we know the two real purposes of Halloween are watching movies and eating tons of junk food. However, not all candy is created equal. In this article, two writers debate the most important issue of our time — which Halloween candies are great, and which are trash. Josh Petersen:...

Sweater Weather: Dressing for the Season

Sweater Weather: Dressing for the Season

By Adelina Whitten

October 29, 2018

  We wait all year for the brief time between summer and winter. Perfect weather, delightful food and drink and a necessary fashion shift all illustrate our favorite chilly season. Let’s face it, we all love revamping our clothing for the changing temperature. Fashionable fall clothing is variable...

Cryptid of the Week: El Chupacabra

Cryptid of the Week: El Chupacabra

By Marshall Falkner

October 25, 2018

  This week on Cryptid of the Week, we'll be going over the legendary Puerto Rican vampire, the Mexican blood drinker, the terror of livestock: the chupacabra. Last week, we explored lake-dwelling reptiles such as Nessie and the Bear Lake Monster. If you would like the read all of the Crypt...

Cryptid of the Week: Nessie and the Lake Dinos

Cryptid of the Week: Nessie and the Lake Dinos

By Marshall Falkner

October 19, 2018

  This week: you know them, you love them, they are the least likely to actually exist — it’s the lake monsters! Last week, we talked about the Sasquatch family, and the week before that, we went over The Mothman. This week let's go over the one cryptid I don’t really believe in — all (or at least m...

Celebrate homecoming week with the Greeks

Celebrate homecoming week with the Greeks

By Muhammed Alabdullah

October 18, 2018

The University of Utah has a longstanding tradition of decorating sorority and fraternity houses during Homecoming week. Each house participates in a friendly competition to see who can show the most school spirit by decorating their chapter house in all things related to the U. Homecoming week starts...

Regal Students

Regal Students

By Abigail Raasch

October 17, 2018

  Thousands of schools throughout the country celebrate the time-honored tradition of homecoming. The University of Utah is celebrating homecoming Oct. 13 through Oct. 20. There is a week full of campus activities like Songfest, Greek House Decorating and of course, the homecoming football g...

Cryptid of the Week: Bigfoot

Cryptid of the Week: Bigfoot

By Marshall Falkner

October 11, 2018

  Welcome to week two of Spooktober: A Cryptid Extravaganza. Last week, we went over the prophet of destruction, The Mothman of Point Pleasant. This week, we go over everyone's favorite jerky mascot and the most identifiable cryptid of the bunch — Bigfoot. Walking around on two legs li...

Check Your Social Media Influencers

Check Your Social Media Influencers

By Josh Petersen

October 11, 2018

For many young people, social media influencers, lifestyle bloggers and YouTubers are a more important part of their media diet than traditional journalists or celebrities. It is not hard to imagine a future where these content producers almost entirely replace time-honored media outlets. These online...

“The Wolves” Premieres at Salt Lake Acting Company

“The Wolves” Premieres at Salt Lake Acting Company

By Madge Slack

October 9, 2018

  Soccer gets an edge this weekend with “The Wolves” at Salt Lake Acting Company. Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., this play is a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist about what it is like to be a teenage female athlete. The plot follows a girl's soccer team as they warm...

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