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Shopping Sustainably with the ‘Good on You’ App

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

August 8, 2020

While this fall semester may feel different from most, I always associate the months of August and September with the back to school season. This time marked by returning to classes always feels like a great time for personal rebranding and shopping for a new wardrobe — or just adding a few key pi...

2020 Emmy Nominations

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By Gabrielle Klinge, Arts Writer

August 7, 2020

  The Emmys are almost upon us once again. The nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards were announced on July 28 with the winners to be announced on September 20. Here is a list of the most prominent categories and the nominees for each. The complete list of categories and nominees can be found on...

Liberty Media May Soon Dominate the Music Industry

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By Colter Hendrickson

August 2, 2020

  The Department of Justice has recently accepted a potential proposal from the Liberty Media Corporation that may allow it to increase its shareholdings in rival corporation iHeartMedia by up to 50%. Liberty Media Background Liberty Media is a media, communications and entertainment corporation owned by John Malone, who already owns Pandora Radio and S...

Lighten Utah’s Liquor Laws and Save Utah Bars From COVID-19 Collapse

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

August 1, 2020

  As the world has shifted to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the bar and restaurant industries have taken some of the hardest hits. In a recent report from Yelp, 60% of restaurants that temporarily closed because of the pandemic have now permanently closed. The same report noted that 44% of bar...

The U’s Theatre Students of Color Unite Against Racism

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By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

July 31, 2020

  Recently, a community of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) students in the University of Utah’s theatre department released a statement in order to address the racism that has taken place within their department and to ask the department to make some necessary, overdue changes. The...

Lootboxes May Be Here to Stay Awhile

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By Colter Hendrickson

July 26, 2020

  Anyone even mildly familiar with popular topics in gaming might have stumbled across lootboxes once or twice in the news. The topic seems to resurface once every few months, but there’s a reason for that. For the uninformed or non-gaming-savvy, lootboxes are a form of microtransactions...

The Latest on Kanye West’s Presidential Run

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By Gabrielle Klinge, Arts Writer

July 24, 2020

  Rapper Kanye West has announced that he will be running for office in the upcoming 2020 presidential election. West announced his campaign via Twitter on July 4, after first speculating about his candidacy intentions in 2015. “West first said he would run for president at the 2015 MTV...

Inside the Secret Filming of ‘Malcolm & Marie’

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By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor

July 18, 2020

  As the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic in early March, Hollywood seemingly shut down overnight. Movie theatres closed their doors, films set to release in the coming months were delayed and production on all upcoming projects slated for the year were forced to cease. Now, almost...

Stepping Into the World of European Cinema

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By Parker Dunn, Assistant Arts Editor

July 12, 2020

  Where we come from and what kind of environment we are raised in plays a large role in how we perceive our own lives and the world surrounding us. The United States fosters a completely different type of worldview in its residents than, say, Japan. I wouldn’t say human beings are a product ...

Electronic Arts Moves Games to Steam in New Partnership

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By Colter Hendrickson

July 12, 2020

  It is fairly well-known amongst gamers, and even non-gamers, that game titles are frequently released exclusively for one launcher, platform or even console. However, following the influx of expiring contracts between developers and video game company Epic Games, cross-platform inclusivity has ...

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