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Bowé’s Favorite Graphic Novels

Bowé’s Favorite Graphic Novels

By Abigail Bowè, Arts Writer

February 19, 2020

  Trigger Warnings: Some of these graphic novels include sexual and violent content, namely "This One Summer," The Sculptor," "Building Stories," "The Tale of One Bad Rat" and "The End of the World."   Like many other art majors, I can't get enough of magnificent drawings. Seeing c...

Vanishing Bookstores, Rare Books in Rarer Places

Vanishing Bookstores, Rare Books in Rarer Places

By Ivana Martinez

February 11, 2020

  Through a glass door, there are rows and rows of books — on the sofa, on carts, on the coffee table, scattered on the floor, toppled on overstuffed shelves — and among the stacks, there's Ken Sanders.  For 23 years, Ken Sanders Rare Books has been on 268 South 200 East in Salt Lake Cit...

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of 2019

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of 2019

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

December 14, 2019

  Every year I tell myself I’ll go back to reading — that I’ll rediscover the thrill of cruising through a book so good I'll start at dawn and close the cover at dusk. In 2019, I actually followed through on that resolution. Granted, almost all of my reading happened during summer when I d...

‘Censorship is Not a Viewpoint:’ Marriott Library Hosts a Banned Books Event

‘Censorship is Not a Viewpoint:’ Marriott Library Hosts a Banned Books Event

By Joseph A. Moss

September 22, 2019

On Sep. 19, 2019, the J. Willard Marriott Library hosted the sixth annual Banned Books event. The event focused on censored books that have been taken out of schools or libraries. Typically, a book is banned because a reader finds its materials to be against their views or beliefs, and requests a...

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

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...

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

By Alaikia Marielle

April 21, 2019

  From YouTubers Hannah Witton, Lucy Moon and Leena Norms, “Banging Book Club” is the witty and honest book club podcast about all things sex and gender. “Banging Book Club” is a discussion between three longtime friends and collaborators, stating, “Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in ...

Most Anticipated Books of 2019

Most Anticipated Books of 2019

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

January 15, 2019

  The best way to usher in a new year is to look forward to exciting new books, movies and music. Whether they are continuing old traditions or establishing new trends, 2019's slate of new releases promises to tell a variety of stories in all types of genres.  Here’s just a few to keep I’ll be ke...

“Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley:” Perfect for the Posh and the Pleb Alike

“Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley:” Perfect for the Posh and the Pleb Alike

By Madge Slack

November 30, 2018

  Do you ever get sick of the endless tirade of nutcrackers and leg lamps? Do you shudder inwardly when every car commercial plays “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” for the latest year, in the longest streak ever? And yet you still smile every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings or wh...

Patience: Just Back Off and Let Me Enjoy Some Taylor Swift, Okay?

Patience: Just Back Off and Let Me Enjoy Some Taylor Swift, Okay?

By Alisa Patience

September 5, 2017

About a week ago, Taylor Swift released her new song and video. As someone who has an emotional attachment to the artist, I'm essentially conditioned to enjoy every song she puts out. More than that, however I enjoyed the song because it harnesses a catchy Brittany Spears vibe, but stays true to classic...

Patience: Textbooks Should Not Be An Additional Cost to Tuition

Patience: Textbooks Should Not Be An Additional Cost to Tuition

By Alisa Patience

September 1, 2017

As school starts up our wallets begin to empty once again. The most stressful part about college for me isn't driving 45 minutes every day to commute or writing final essays. It's getting textbooks. It's no secret that textbooks can be expensive, and of course, there are ways to work around it. There...

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