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

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

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

July 18, 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...

‘Company’ Provides Delightfully Apt Lessons in Being Single

‘Company’ Provides Delightfully Apt Lessons in Being Single

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

February 18, 2019

  The University of Utah Department of Theatre's production of "Company" is a playful, mature breath of fresh air. This slightly modernized version of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical comedy, which originally premiered in 1970, is about marriage and it's worth during the Silent Generation...

U Alumna Heads to the Broadway Stage: Mandy McDonnell’s Journey to ‘Cinderella’

U Alumna Heads to the Broadway Stage: Mandy McDonnell’s Journey to ‘Cinderella’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

February 8, 2019

  If you are looking for actress Mandy McDonell, she is currently waltzing her way across the nation in the national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” As a member of the show’s ensemble, she performs every show in an extravagant and colorful ball gown, singing and dancing ...

Events Calendar February 2019

Events Calendar February 2019

By Madge Slack and Josh Petersen

February 7, 2019

  Jackie Chan: Green Hero The Leonardo Jan. 26 - April 28 Jackie Chan unveiled his new environmental exhibit at The Leonardo: Museum of Creativity and Innovation featuring a series of original pieces created from recycled movie props and film sets. Viewers can enjoy 18 sculptures as well as v...

U Students Create Ski Goggle Business

U Students Create Ski Goggle Business

By Carolyn Webber

February 23, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Two U students turned their passion into a career when they created a ski goggle company. Schaeffer Warnock, a senior in business management, and Jake Nelson, a senior in parks, recreation and tourism, formed their company, Aura Optics, in November 2013. They later received $2,500 from the Lassonde E...

“Comedy” speaks to all third wheels out there

November 12, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Relationship advice is something that everyone gives freely as experts and takes for granted like cynics. “Company,” now being performed by the Silver Summit Theatre Company, explores marriage through the lens of single people, and single people through the lens o...

Local senior creates a success in a band-themed clothing company

Local senior creates a success in a band-themed clothing company

April 4, 2013

In January 2012, Ryan O’Reilly had an idea. Years of admiring bands like Parkway Drive and Lincoln Park had led to a few stints in local bands — but never a major break. The real benefit, however, was the connections made within the music scene. When O’Reilly had the idea to start a clothing compan...

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