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Kendrick Lamar: Drakes Biggest Hater

Kendrick Lamar: Drake’s Biggest Hater

By Ethan Udy, Arts Writer May 15, 2024

  Renowned Pulitzer lyricist Kendrick Lamar's beef with Drake, a famous hip-hop artist, has exploded across the internet. Bystanders have taken to social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok...

Utah Softball takes on the Weber State Wildcats at Dumke Family Softball Stadium in Salt Lake City on April 17, 2024. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Softball Upsets Stanford, Surrenders to UCLA in Pac-12 Tournament

By Abbey Thomas, Sports Editor May 14, 2024

  Coming off of three straight wins against fellow Pac-12 opponents Oregon State and Washington, Utah softball entered the tournament with high spirits and their eyes set on claiming a second consecutive...

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‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’: A Patient Exploration of Legacy’s Shadow

By Isra Habib, Arts Writer May 14, 2024

  “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” graces the screen with striking visuals and solid performances. Directed by Wes Ball, the film presents a visually spectacular world where CGI and practical...

Ethan Blume, arts writer of the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses for a photo on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on March 22, 2024. (Photo by Minh Vuong | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Blume: Of Course I Mentioned Silent Hill in This One, Too

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer May 13, 2024

  I started writing for the Chronicle late in my college career, only giving myself around a year to write. Still, this last year has been absolutely phenomenal and the closest I’ve felt to the...

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Dua Lipa ‘Radical Optimism’ Proves She’s In a Mindset of Complete Positivity

By Mikaela Ponce, Arts Writer May 12, 2024

  On May 3, Dua Lipa released her third studio album “Radical Optimism.” Heavily inspired by disco and early 2000s pop, the electro-pop beats will have you caught up in the song before the...

An ikebana arrangement by Keiko Kubo. Photo by Josi Hinds (Daily Utah Chronicle).

UMFA Celebrates Japanese Traditions of Ikebana and Music

By Josi Hinds, News Editor May 10, 2024

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts celebrated ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, during an event on May 2. UMFA hosted Kimi Hill to share the story of her grandmother, the issei ikebana...

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Met Gala 2024 Recap: ‘Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion’

By Jordan Thornblad, Arts Writer May 9, 2024

  Each year on the first Monday in May, fans all around the world eagerly await the “Superbowl of Fashion” to grace their screens. The Met Gala has become a wondrous exhibit of fashion and...

Andre Montoya, arts writer of the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses for a photo in front of the Block U at University of Utah in Salt Lake City on March 27, 2024. (Photo by Minh Polaris Vuong | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Montoya: Five Years Then and Now

By Andre Montoya, Arts Writer May 8, 2024

  I had a job interview recently where I was asked that common question, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Instead of thinking about the future, I thought about the past. I thought...

Utah utility player Shonty Passi (11) versus the Weber State Wildcats at Dumke Family Softball Stadium in Salt Lake City on April 17, 2024. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Softball Sweeps No. 9 Washington at Home

By Abbey Thomas, Sports Editor May 7, 2024

  Over the weekend, Dumke Family Stadium became a winter wonderland as the University of Utah softball team welcomed the No. 9 Washington Huskies into town for a series of three. The series was...

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‘The Idea of You’ Flips the Script: A New Take on an Age-Gap Romance

By Jordan Thornblad, Arts Writer May 7, 2024

  Falling in love can happen slowly; it can fester over time and take a leisurely descent as two people become one. However, it can just as easily sneak up on you or take an unexpected swan dive...