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Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

By Palak Jayswal

September 19, 2019

  While some New Year’s resolutions bite the dust before the first month of the year ends, a few of mine have managed to stay steadfast as 2019 winds into its last stretch. Among various mental and physical health resolutions, there were a few creative ones I wanted to tackle. One resolutio...

Arts Desk August Favorites

Arts Desk August Favorites

September 17, 2019

  Arts is a rather broad, all-encompassing term. Here at the Arts Desk, luckily, we've got a wide range of tastes and appreciation for every facet of art. With this piece, we kick off a monthly project where we share our favorite arts production or item, providing a bit of insight to everyone...

ASUU Kicks Off Dive-In Series

ASUU Kicks Off Dive-In Series

By Abigail Bowé

August 22, 2019

All a visitor needs to bring to the University of Utah's popular Dive-In events are a pair of swim trunks, an appetite and — better yet — a friend. The Campus Events Board of the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) joins with Campus Recreation Services (CRS) to host nights of ki...

Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

By Abigail Bowé

July 19, 2019

  If you count yourself among the most dedicated of outdoor enthusiasts, you may likely resonate with the words of famed poet and ecologist Henry David Thoreau: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately." For University of Utah student Cara MacDonald, the drive to discover the...

We Double Dog Dare You to Watch these Awful Kids’ Movies

We Double Dog Dare You to Watch these Awful Kids’ Movies

By Abigail Bowé

July 10, 2019

  Many people can give thanks to filmmakers like Walt Disney, Hayao Miyazaki and Jim Henson for creating meaningful children's content and making childhoods more sunny, hopeful and inspired. Nonetheless, we've all seen bizarre cash grab kids' flicks. Some occasionally endure as cult classics...

Salt Lake Gaming Con — Small but Strong

Salt Lake Gaming Con — Small but Strong

By Ray Gill

July 2, 2019

  Walking into Salt Lake Gaming Con, one experiences the feeling of being lost. It's hard not to feel this way since the event was held in only one section of the Salt Palace. The biggest convention of the year, FanX, took up the rest of the venue, and it turns out there were three convention...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 55: ‘Chernobyl’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 55: ‘Chernobyl’

By Yixin Song

June 10, 2019

  Warning: This article contains spoilers.  What is the cost of a lie? HBO’s new miniseries, “Chernobyl,” gives a rather satisfying answer to this question. Set in April 1986 under the influence of the Ukrainian SSR, this miniseries documents one of the worst nuclear disasters in ...

Marriott Library Commemorates the Historic Golden Spike

Marriott Library Commemorates the Historic Golden Spike

By Ray Gill

June 2, 2019

  May 10 marked the 150th Anniversary commemorating the driving of the last spike, known as the Golden Spike, of the Transcontinental Railroad which connected the Pacific to the Eastern railways. State and Nationwide organizations celebrated the connection of the Pacific to the Eastern railways b...

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

By Palak Jayswal

May 28, 2019

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts here at the University of Utah recently received a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $35,000 grant was awarded to the museum to support and continue the growth of their “Art, Community, Museum, Education” program. While this is the larg...

I Hated ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

I Hated ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

By Christopher Payne

May 13, 2019

  This article is spoiler free. It's not common that I walk out of a movie theater with a clear, non-conflicted opinion of a film. I've mastered the art of nitpicking and can usually find something wrong with the acting, the cinematography, poorly written dialogue or plot points, lack of character deve...

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