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Ultimate Showdown: Books vs. Movies

Ultimate Showdown: Books vs. Movies

By Jaycen Eggleston

July 24, 2018

The most exciting and potentially disappointing phrase ever uttered is, “They’re making that book into a movie.” From classic works to whatever is highly popular at the time, tons of movies are based on our favorite books with varying levels of success. But does reading the book first make a difference...

Studying Within a Dance Laboratory

Studying Within a Dance Laboratory

By Abigail Raasch

July 16, 2018

“Two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance-making and the spirited exchange of ideas...” this is Salt Dance Festival (SDF). SDF gives pre-professional dancers the wonderful opportunity to study and collaborate with professional dancers from all over the world. Steve Koester, the festival’s director...

Self Love: the Message at This Year’s Bonanza

Self Love: the Message at This Year’s Bonanza

By Palak Jayswal and Adelina Whitten

July 14, 2018

Music lovers have swarmed to Heber City for an experience unlike any other for the past two years. What’s not to love about sublime music, thought-provoking art and tasty food trucks? Ever since the Bonanza Campout was announced in 2016, it’s all anyone has been talking about in Utah. Bonanza Campout annually dominates a single weekend in the s...

The Grown-up Ballet Intensive

The Grown-up Ballet Intensive

By Abigail Raasch

July 10, 2018

In the middle of hot Salt Lake City summers, students from all over the world come to train with the University of Utah School of Dance Ballet Program and various guest artists during a four-week period. In an interview, Maggie Tesch, the director of the summer intensive and associate professor at the...

Should Video Games Be Considered Art?

Should Video Games Be Considered Art?

By Marshall Falkner

July 9, 2018

If you’ve read here for a while, you’ll know that I write a lot about video games. It’s something I have loved since I was young and have come to appreciate so much more in my teenage years. I’m passionate about video games and hope to make one or help make one, just as much as I want to mak...

Play with Your Food at Hall of Breakfast

Play with Your Food at Hall of Breakfast

By Adelina Whitten

July 3, 2018

Enjoying your favorite meal of the day has never been so easy, especially when it includes wandering through a refrigerator door. A blue refrigerator door awaits guests at Hall of Breakfast, an art installation co-created by Sophie Weichers and John Connors. The exhibit is an interactive pop-up experienc...

They’re Not Really Guilty Pleasures

They’re Not Really Guilty Pleasures

By Jaycen Eggleston

June 29, 2018

Shh, don’t tell anyone: my guilty pleasure is reality T.V. From “Say Yes to the Dress” to “America’s Next Top Model,” I’ve watched probably hundreds of people cause unnecessary drama for fun on the weekends. I wouldn’t say this guilty pleasure is a bad thing, though, and science does...

Fanfiction: A Terribly Underappreciated Art

Fanfiction: A Terribly Underappreciated Art

By Palak Jayswal

June 28, 2018

The simple word “fanfiction” causes people to scrunch their noses in distaste. Yet many people in this age don’t even know what that word means or refers to. That in and of itself is a shame because there are fanfiction authors out there that are more skilled at the art of writing than some published...

Summer Sweet Tooth

Summer Sweet Tooth

By Abigail Raasch

June 24, 2018

Summer vacation is here, and you get to spend it in Salt Lake City. So, where do you go for a sweet treat to fulfill your need for freedom in the midst of the heat? Here are just a few of my favorite places to help you narrow down all the delicious options and eat the perfect summer treat. Normal...

What Are You Wearing This Summer?

What Are You Wearing This Summer?

By Madge Slack

June 20, 2018

Are fanny packs really back? I, for one, certainly hope not. I don’t care if they have rebranded themselves as "belt bags." To me, they will always be the neon lump hanging around my mother’s waist. I suppose they are convenient, but so is a cross body bag. Sadly, fashion often fails to follow s...

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