The Daily Utah Chronicle

Barron: Chenoweth Must Match Her Performance with Activism

Barron: Chenoweth Must Match Her Performance with Activism

By Morgan Barron

January 15, 2019

  For Gay Pride Month 2017, “pop culture luminary” Kristin Chenoweth penned a “love letter” to the LGBTQ community in which she told the story of a young gay man whose life was impacted by her spiritual Christian record, “As I am.” She recalls him telling her, “I’m a Christian. I...

Get Ready for the Holidays with Ballet West’s “The Nutcracker”

Get Ready for the Holidays with Ballet West’s “The Nutcracker”

By Palak Jayswal

December 10, 2018

  Is it really Christmas without “The Nutcracker?” After all, it’s one of the biggest staples of the holiday season. From the music to the story, “The Nutcracker” is a classic that always puts people into the holiday mood. Here in Utah, we are lucky to be home to one of the biggest p...

The Chronicle Playlist: Alternative Holiday Songs

The Chronicle Playlist: Alternative Holiday Songs

By Alaikia Marielle

December 9, 2018

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2zMdm7ncPg2nZWnFN4WHaf?si=MQw2_HA9SumVR48PPm0cdA Whether you’re looking for songs to spice up a holiday party playlist or if alt-rock is the only way that you can tolerate holiday music, this playlist has a little something for everyone — electric guitar, heartbreak, comedy, angst, covers of classics and delightful originals. Note: Not all...

Sonnenberg: Don’t Rush to the Next Holiday

Sonnenberg: Don’t Rush to the Next Holiday

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

December 7, 2018

As of mid-September, grocery stores were already starting to sell Halloween decorations. I couldn’t help but scoff when I saw the skulls and bags of candy — at that point, the temperature was still in the nineties and Fall Break hadn’t even arrived. It is easy to write off asynchronous marketin...

Give the Gift of Charity This Christmas: Organizations Worth Your Dime

Give the Gift of Charity This Christmas: Organizations Worth Your Dime

By Adelina Whitten

December 6, 2018

  Black Friday and Cyber Monday are an excuse to spend copious amounts of money. An old co-worker of mine spent more than $1,000 on clothing alone during the Thanksgiving scramble. One’s hard-earned cash should be spent with themselves in mind, but also with those who might be less fortunate...

Ugly Christmas Sweaters Abound

Ugly Christmas Sweaters Abound

By Abigail Raasch

December 5, 2018

  The holiday season is officially upon us. The world is full of Christmas lights, trees, music and every other tradition imaginable. One of the largest aspects of the season is the Ugly Christmas Sweater. So often, posters go up at work or school about an Ugly Christmas Sweater contest. We e...

Holiday Makeup: Serving Up Fresh Looks for the Season

Holiday Makeup: Serving Up Fresh Looks for the Season

By Madge Slack

December 5, 2018

  The holidays are officially here and we all know that facing our families can be as stressful as it is fun. To help fight off the holiday blues, arm yourself with your best looks. Sometimes all it takes to feel fierce is a sharp brow and a dark lip. Makeup is a form of self-expression and, ...

Celebrate Christmas with Classic Cartoons

Celebrate Christmas with Classic Cartoons

By Rohit Singh

December 3, 2018

  It’s December, it’s almost Christmas and it’s time to dive into watching holiday specials. If you are still not feeling the Christmas spirit bubbling inside you, then these cartoon Christmas specials can certainly help. Cartoons capture the essence of the festive season perfectly. They...

“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

December 1, 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...

Get Crafty With It

Get Crafty With It

By Alaikia Marielle

November 15, 2018

  Homemade gifts show an extra level of thought for the important people in your life. In many cases, making a gift is more cost-efficient than buying a gift, which is important if you’re on a strict student budget. They are also an easy way to make lots of gifts to give to your peers, co-workers...

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