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Ballet West’s Nutcracker, in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 (Photo by David Chenoweth | The Daily Utah Chronicle

Getting Into the Spirit of the Season With Ballet West’s ‘The Nutcracker’

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer December 10, 2021

You may have seen a "The Nutcracker" before. It may be a yearly holiday tradition. At the very least, you can recognize "The Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy" when you hear it. Ballet West's latest production...

A student biker biking across campus at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 5, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bringhurst: Switch Gears to Biking

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer December 10, 2021

  The University of Utah is a designated Gold Bicycle Friendly University. Students take part in the annual UBike Week, which encourages and incentivizes biking on campus. Biking is popular, so...

The Kings English Bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Sat. Dec 4, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart & Soter: Canyons School District Must Reconsider Their Book Ban

By Sydney Kincart and Theadora Soter December 10, 2021

  As students, literature has always been a great influence on our lives. Our K-12 education gave us the foundation for this love of reading. Reading challenged the ideas our child brains had of...

Chapel Glen at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 3, 2021 (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Responds to Racially Motivated Hate Crime Outside Residence Hall

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer December 9, 2021

  On Nov. 23, University of Utah students were informed about a racist incident that occurred on campus this past September. The incident took place at a residence hall, where two students shouted...

(Graphic by Emily Christensen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Supporting Ex Convicts Makes Society Better

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer December 9, 2021

  The United States has the highest incarceration rate and prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people confined nationwide. As Edgar Montero, a former Utah prisoner, told me, prison...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Class of 2025 Breaks Records as Largest Class to Date

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer December 9, 2021

  With over 5,000 students, the class of 2025 is the largest the University of Utah has ever seen, keeping true to an annual trend of the freshman class getting larger with each passing academic year. “Every...

UMFA Holiday Market (Photo by Kaylee McElle | Courtesy UMFA)

UMFA’s Holiday Market Returns to Pre-Pandemic Brilliance

By India Bown, Arts Writer December 8, 2021

UMFA’s Annual Holiday Market is Back In the spirit of the season, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts hosts an annual Holiday Market, showcasing local artists’ works for visitors to purchase. Unable to...

Coddiewomple promo  (Courtesy University of Utah School of Dance)

‘Coddiwomple’ at the School of Dance Showcases the Endless Possibility in Contradiction

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer December 8, 2021

  On Dec. 2, the University of Utah’s School of Dance premiered “Coddiwomple," a concert showcasing thesis work from Modern Dance MFA candidates Jessica Boone, Austin Hardy and Virginia Broyles....

John Cameron Mitchell as Hedwig in the Origin of Love Tour

‘The Origin of Love’ at Utah Presents Illuminates the Songs and Stories of John Cameron Mitchell’s ‘Hedwig’

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer December 8, 2021

  After two years of waiting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, "The Origin of Love: The Songs and Stories of Hedwig" showed at Utah Presents this Friday, Dec. 4 at Kingsbury Hall as a 20th Anniversary...

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Social Determinants of Health and COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Marginalized Groups

By Haley Utendorfer and Abhilasha Khatri December 8, 2021

  As of Dec. 2, 5,224,655 worldwide have died from COVID-19, and the numbers only continue to rise. At first, vaccines seemed to be a light at the end of the tunnel. However, doses of Pfizer,...