The Daily Utah Chronicle

Palak Jayswal
Palak Jayswal is the arts editor at The Daily Utah Chronicle. She has been a writer for the desk for three years. She'll graduate with a B.A. in Communication and a minor in creative writing in May 2020. During her time as arts editor, Palak has crafted several series pieces such as "Dine or Dash" and "Pop-Cultured." Palak is a big fan of the arts, but especially music and all things One Direction. She aspires to be a music journalist and to one day write for a publication like The New York Times, Rolling Stone, or Billboard. 

Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

Apr 26, 2020
Pop-Cultured: The power of music docs (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
The Arts and Coronavirus (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
March Arts Desk Favorites (Story)
Mar 24, 2020
To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 73: ‘Anne with an E’ (Story)
Mar 22, 2020
Lauv Explores the Spectrum of Emotion with Debut ‘~How I’m Feeling~’ (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Binge Bytes: ‘Don’t Keep Your Day Job’ (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
2020 Sundance Ignite Fellowship Seeking Film Submissions (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
January Arts Desk Favorites (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
‘Manic:’ a Radical Chase for Catharsis (Story)
Jan 18, 2020
Gearing Up for the Grammys: Best New Artist (Story)
Jan 18, 2020
Dine or Dash: Tres Hombres Mexican Grill & Cantina (Story)
Dec 14, 2019
Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of 2019 (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Gearing Up for the Grammys: The Nominations (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
October Arts Desk Favorites (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
June Audio Recording Studio Amplifies Utah’s Music Scene (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Utah Symphony Celebrates Día de Muertos with ‘Coco’ (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Gandhi Alliance for Peace Champions Sustainable Change (Story)
Sep 29, 2019
Follow the Butterflies Down to Thanksgiving Point (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19 (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Waste Not, Want Art? The Clever Octopus Provides Sustainable Art Materials for All (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Rediscover Physical, Fine Art with Book Arts Program (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
U Theatre Set to Shine in 2019-20 Season (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
‘Lover’ is an Homage to Maturity and the End of an Era for Taylor Swift (Story)
Jul 17, 2019
Good Grammar and a Stiff Drink (Story)
Jul 12, 2019
Brutally Honest Rock Band Badflower is Coming to SLC (Story)
Jul 03, 2019
Utah Symphony Brings Magic to Muggles of SLC (Story)
Jun 24, 2019
Great Salt Lake and Vicinity Redefines Museum Art (Story)
Jun 12, 2019
‘Malibu Nights’ in Salt Lake City (Story)
Jun 11, 2019
LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent (Story)
May 28, 2019
UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant (Story)
May 27, 2019
The Chronicle’s Guide to Summer Music Festivals (Story)
May 15, 2019
A Word of Advice from the Arts Desk (Story)
May 02, 2019
‘Sweetheart Come’ Concludes Pygmalion’s Season with a Fresh Perspective (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 52: ‘New Girl’ (Story)
Apr 13, 2019
A Personal Reflection on Wasatch Writers in the Schools (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 49: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
‘The Rivals’ to Bring Mischief and Fun to the U (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Our Favorite Campus Eats for the Starving Student (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
Tiny Desk Contest Gives Student Artists a Platform (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Loveloud Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Music Festival (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Gordon and Connie Hanks: The Hearts of Jazz in SLC (Story)
Mar 05, 2019
The Chronicle Playlist: Oldies but Goodies (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 44: ‘Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes’ (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
The Chronicle Playlist: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
U Alumna and Salt Lake Film Society President Tori Baker Finds Power in Independent Cinema (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Opening Up the Oscars: “Black Panther” is a Leap Forward for Superhero Movies and Media Representation (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
Black History: Writers Who Paved the Path (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
Dan Reynolds’ Mission: Love Should Never Be Taboo (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Opening Up the Oscars: Nominations Snubs and Surprises (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Gallery Hopping in SLC (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Most Anticipated Books of 2019 (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
Moving Beyond the Vending Machine: Healthy Campus Eating for the New Year (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Jayswal: My Favorite Albums of 2018 (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Get Ready for the Holidays with Ballet West’s “The Nutcracker” (Story)
Dec 09, 2018
To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 38: “Game of Thrones” (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Pioneer Theatre Company Reinvents Mary Bennet with “Christmas at Pemberley” (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
“Malibu Nights” is a Wonderfully Cathartic Breakup Album (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Khalid Goes Back to Roots with “Suncity” (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 35: “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Get to Know The Faim (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
The Great Halloween Candy Debate of 2018 (Story)
Oct 28, 2018
Relive the Glory Days of the 90s with Goo Goo Dolls (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Get Spooky Without Getting Spooked (Story)
Oct 14, 2018
“Tigers Be Still” Confronts Taboo Topics (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Cars From Out of Town (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Cheers to Autumn (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Embody Pride Week through the Arts (Story)
Sep 30, 2018
The Chronicle Playlist: Fall Drives (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Call It What It is: Mehndi (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 28: “The Good Place” (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Flags Should Be Flown, Not Worn (Story)
Sep 15, 2018
Top 10 One Direction Songs (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
Better Than Solitaire (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
“My So-Called Bollywood Life” is a Flawed but Loving View of Indian Culture (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 25: “Pretty Little Liars” (Story)
Aug 27, 2018
Utah Presents: Diversity at its Best (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Why We Need Diversity in Pop Culture (Story)
Aug 20, 2018
What the Club? (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
Dog Days is the Feel Good Movie of the Summer (Story)
Aug 08, 2018
Bullet Journaling: Everything You Need to Know (Story)
Aug 02, 2018
Niall Horan’s Return to Utah: Worth the Wait (Story)
Jul 31, 2018
To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 21: Harry Potter (Story)
Jul 25, 2018
Homegrown Authors (Story)
Jul 24, 2018
Niall Horan’s “Flicker” Tour Comes to Utah (Story)
Jul 14, 2018
Self Love: the Message at This Year’s Bonanza (Story)
Jul 07, 2018
Remember Your First Love in “Love and Other Words” (Story)
Jun 28, 2018
Fanfiction: A Terribly Underappreciated Art (Story)
Jun 25, 2018
“Shawn Mendes” by Shawn Mendes (Story)
Jun 17, 2018
Summer 2018’s Most Anticipated (Story)
Jun 11, 2018
“I Have Lost My Way” Loses Its Own Way (Story)
Jun 11, 2018
There’s an App for That (Story)
May 30, 2018
Keep the Magic Alive Without “Hogwarts Mystery” (Story)
May 25, 2018
Title: To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 17: “Jane the Virgin” (Story)
May 24, 2018
Satisfying Your Cravings On Campus (Story)
May 17, 2018
Appreciate the Arts this Summer with Utah Arts Festival (Story)
May 15, 2018
A Mother’s Day Well Spent (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Simply Delectable Summer Drinks (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Last Course Review (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
April 23 Events Calendar (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
“Fun Home” at SLAC Makes Life Bearable (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Thanksgiving Point’s Tulip Festival is the Perfect Spring Experience (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
Events Calendar April 9 (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Discover Yourself with Broadway Hit “Fun Home” (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
April 2 Events Calendar (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
Events Calendar March 26 (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Starting Spring Off Right (Story)
Mar 19, 2018
“Still Me”: A Reinvented Love Story (Story)
Mar 11, 2018
Have Some Irish Flavor This St. Patrick’s Day (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
The Authenticity of Indian Food in Utah (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Events Calendar Feb. 26 (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 10: “Cable Girls” (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Bestseller Inspired by Recent Police Shootings (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Love Yourself this Valentine’s (Story)
Feb 12, 2018
Events Calendar Feb. 12 (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
“Pasta Wars” Shines Light on Self Love (Story)
Jan 28, 2018
The Power of Women and Words (Story)
Jan 28, 2018
To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 7: “Castlevania” (Story)
Jan 17, 2018
It’s All A Matter of Art (Story)
Jan 14, 2018
To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 5: “When Calls The Heart” (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
Jayswal and Eggleston: Top 5 Books of 2017 (Story)
Nov 19, 2017
DoorDash: Efficient or Extravagant? (Story)
Nov 19, 2017
Cater a Unique Taste this Thanksgiving (Story/Media)
Nov 13, 2017
Niall Horan’s First Album Full of Heart and Soul (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
Harry Styles Walks the Talk of Kindness (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
Weyward Sisters Are Anything But Normal (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Get Wicked with the Weyward Sisters (Story)
Oct 22, 2017
Ananya Dance Theatre: Dancing Louder Than Words (Story)
Oct 14, 2017
Get Creative at The Color Run (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Anna Azrieli Review (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
Films From Abroad: U Students’ Work in Italy Showcased at Post Theater (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Events Calendar Sept. 25 (Story)
Sep 11, 2017
Get Lost with Widowspeak (Story)
Sep 10, 2017
Harts, trained by Prince and stealing the show (Story)
Aug 31, 2017
Ryder Explores the Art of Immersion (Story)
Aug 09, 2017
Meet The Selecter (Story)