The Daily Utah Chronicle

UMFA Unveils Smithsonian Art Loans

UMFA Unveils Smithsonian Art Loans

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

October 26, 2019

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts showcases some of the finest pieces of modern art in recent decades. Most of their exhibits are conversation-starters, catalysts for connecting art to the local community. Their latest exhibition is no different — consisting of four incredible paintings all of which ar...

Paul Reeve Named Latter-day Saint Studies Chair

Paul Reeve Named Latter-day Saint Studies Chair

By Nicholas Rush

April 8, 2019

  The first-ever professor of Latter-day Saint studies at the University of Utah, award-winning author Paul Reeve, has been appointed chair of the Latter-day Saint Studies Steering Committee. According to the Tanner Humanities Center, the committee was initiated in 2010 to “encourage vibrant...

Alvarado: The Senate Does Not Reflect the American Public

Alvarado: The Senate Does Not Reflect the American Public

By Andrea Alvarado

November 21, 2018

  The United States Congress is a complex, confounding and controversial creature. This branch of government appeared to hold a special place in the hearts the Founding Fathers, who dedicated the entire Article I of the Constitution to a detailed definition of the powers and responsibilities...

Barber: Celebrating Chocolate Mint Day, Not President’s Day

Barber: Celebrating Chocolate Mint Day, Not President’s Day

By Shaelyn Barber

February 19, 2018

Mint and chocolate — the perfect harmony. The two flavors melt together in unison, generating delight and pleasure with each taste. The sweet, rich flavor of the chocolate and the sharp, refreshing mint leaves were meant to be. President’s Day? I don’t think so. Today, Feb. 19, is Chocolate Mint Day, and I ...

Barber: Criticize Trump Without Fat-shaming

Barber: Criticize Trump Without Fat-shaming

By Shaelyn Barber

January 23, 2018

I am doing something I never thought, in a million years, I would: I am defending Donald Trump. Trump recently underwent a medical exam assessing both his physical and mental state. While he was declared cognitively sound, the White House doctor said he has a body mass index (BMI) of 29.9 which puts hi...

Trump to be 45th President, America is in Uncharted Waters

Trump to be 45th President, America is in Uncharted Waters

November 9, 2016

Waking up this morning will be a sobering experience for many.  Regardless of who you supported, the result of the 2016 election is unprecedented. Polls, political bloggers, betting markets. None of them — not even Fox News — thought Trump would come out of the night as the next President of the...

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