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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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What Happens When Bands Change Their Sounds?

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer September 5, 2021

  Musicians are often defined by their musical aesthetics. It’s rare to find a band that doesn’t conform to a specific genre or style. That may be the reason why bands that change their...

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A Year in Review and a Look at What’s Next for Arts at the U

By Paige Gardner and Hannah Keating September 5, 2021

  The University of Utah’s College of Fine Arts departments have had a year unlike any other. The COVID-19 pandemic challenged students in arts departments at the U to pursue traditionally in-person...

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TikTok Trend of ‘The Female Gaze’ Highlights Gender Freedom and Expression

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer September 4, 2021

  Let’s set the scene: you are arriving home from a monotonous workday. You throw down your belongings and flop wearily onto your couch. Recognizing how an outside viewer may perceive your disheveled...

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The Beat of ‘CODA’ is Familiar, but it has a Heart of its Own

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer September 3, 2021

  The template for director Sian Heder's film "CODA" is resoundingly familiar. After all, "CODA" is a coming-of-age tale about a small-town girl with big dreams and untapped talent, a family skeptical...

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HBO Max’s ‘Beartown’ Should Make You Uncomfortable

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer September 2, 2021

  Content warning: contains spoilers for “Beartown." Contains discussion of sexual assault. When HBO released a series based on Fredrik Backman's novel "Beartown," it felt serendipitous....

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Student Groups Give Non-Major Artists Opportunities to Create

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor September 2, 2021

  The effects of the pandemic dramatically altered the way the arts on-campus, particularly student-led or non-departmentally sanctioned programs, could function. While the College of...

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COVID-Era Arts Graduates Exemplify the Best the U has to Offer

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 2, 2021

  Fear and insecurity regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to decrease. Thanks to science, life has regained some semblance of normalcy and current University of Utah students are preparing...

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Still Woozy’s Debut Album Is Everything You Could Ever Want

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 2, 2021

  Sven Gasmky, the Portland based artist known as Still Woozy, finally cracked the code and released his debut album “If This Isn’t Nice, I Don’t Know What Is” on Aug. 13. Not only is...

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Amazon’s Latest ‘Cinderella’ Revamp is Almost Really Fun

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 1, 2021

  “There’s another one?” This simple sentiment was uttered by my wife and I’m sure millions of folks from all over upon hearing about the new Cinderella flick. We’ve got the Disney...

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Despite Anxieties, Arts Students are Eager to Return to Campus

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer September 1, 2021

  When COVID-19 changed the way we engage with the world around us, schools and universities were some of the first places in Utah to see an abrupt shift to remote settings and virtual communication....