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Fisher’s Ultimate Halloween Playlist

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer October 23, 2021

  Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love the atmosphere — the crisp air, crunchy leaves, smell of pumpkin, brown and orange color scheme and the music. I have found that nothing...

The Banning of ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

By India Bown, Arts Writer September 27, 2021

Roots in History As books are reviewed annually, the controversy over classic literature continues as books are banned from being read in schools. One of those on the list, "To Kill A Mockingbird," is...

Banned Books Week Challenges Ideas of Censorship in Education

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer September 27, 2021

  The J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah is celebrating this year’s Banned Books Week by holding events to honor the theme: “Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.” After...

‘Space Maker’ at the UMFA Displays the Vibrant Work of Faculty Across Mediums

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer August 28, 2021

  Space Maker, the newest exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, creates a visual cacophony of tension and exploration, settling into unexplored spaces of exploration and reflection. Guest...

U Alumna Nancy Rivera Curates ‘Space Maker’ Exhibition at the UMFA

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer August 28, 2021

  Space Maker, an exhibition showcasing various art forms, opened at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts on Saturday, Aug. 21. The exhibition features work from U faculty and is guest curated by U alumna...

Finding His Voice Through Art: Jorge Rojas’ Journey to the UMFA and Beyond

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer August 3, 2021

  Jorge Rojas has led a career spanning many different areas of art — from performance art to art curation, Rojas has done it all. In 2015, Rojas joined the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, working...

‘Art of Cacao’ Event Held through UMFA’s Series on Mexican Art

By India Bown, Arts Writer August 3, 2021

  The history of chocolate in America signifies the importance of traditional, cultural and societal growth throughout communities, but how does chocolate have such an impact on people? How can...

2012 Sundance Institute | Photo by Jonathan Hickerson.

Wrapping up the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

By , Kate Button, Cade Anderson, and Paige Anderson March 2, 2021

  The 2021 Sundance Film Festival was unprecedented, to say the least. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced the festival programming to transition to an online format instead of the traditional...

Dune, initially scheduled for release on Nov. 20, 2020, was pushed back to Dec. 18, 2020 and then Oct. 1, 2021. (Courtesy: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Pandemic Continues to Postpone Tentpole Films, Suppressing Revenues

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer October 19, 2020

  When the COVID-19 pandemic first took hold of the U.S. back in early March, it made sense that theaters shut down and film projects come to a screeching halt. But few moviegoers had expected...

By Justin Prather, Sports Writer September 17, 2020

  Prather:  What to Consider Performance in last season is one of the best indicators tipping fans to where their teams are headed, and this year it was our only look before week one. That...