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A Landmark of Utah Women’s History is Competing for Grant Money

A Landmark of Utah Women’s History is Competing for Grant Money

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

October 23, 2019

From the outside, the Clubhouse on South Temple looks unassuming — an old prairie-style building with few distinguishing features, save one Historic Register plaque boasting its significance. Though it may not look like much, the building served as home to Salt Lake City’s own Ladies’ Literary...

New Graphic Design Competition Coming to Salt Lake City

New Graphic Design Competition Coming to Salt Lake City

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

October 3, 2019

Creative agency ThoughtLab, has partnered with Salt Lake Design Week to bring designers the first Salt Lake City Graphic Design Olympics competition. ThoughtLab pitched the idea to SL Design Week to increase involvement in the local design community, connect designers with a creative agency and help desi...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 58: ‘Blown Away’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 58: ‘Blown Away’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

September 7, 2019

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for the Netflix show "Blown Away."   Recently added to the lineup of Netflix’s often-questionable original content is a hidden gem featuring the mesmerizing art of glassblowing. “Blown Away” is a Canadian competition show that you never knew yo...

SummerArts Piano Competition Provides Key Opportunities to Pianists

SummerArts Piano Competition Provides Key Opportunities to Pianists

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

June 17, 2019

  Held annually through the University of Utah's School of Music, the SummerArts Piano Competition acts as an opportunity for young pianists of the Salt Lake Valley to showcase their talents while providing a springboard for the brightest students to receive scholarships and perform with some of Utah...

LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

May 10, 2019

  From gaming enthusiasts, anime geeks and comic book lovers to other branches within nerd culture, thousands come to mingle at the LVL UP EXPO (pronounced 'level up expo') convention. This three-day event offered far more to do and see this year than that of any other convention like it so far...

Lassonde Gears Up for Another Round of the Opportunity Quest Competition

Lassonde Gears Up for Another Round of the Opportunity Quest Competition

By Claudia Robles

November 1, 2018

  Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is gearing up for their annual statewide Opportunity Quest competition. This competition, hosted by Lassonde and sponsored by Zions Bank, allows students and future entrepreneurs to put their skills to the test through a business model executive competition....

Patience: Competition in the Classroom Limits Learning, Improvement

Patience: Competition in the Classroom Limits Learning, Improvement

By Alisa Patience

September 29, 2017

Some like to argue that it's a part of human nature to compete. However, competition, is in my opinion — a social construct. The only thing that's natural for humans to do is survive and love. Everything seems to be a competition nowadays. School is no longer about learning or betting yourself....

U’s Pistol Team Wins at National Competition

U’s Pistol Team Wins at National Competition

April 23, 2015

It’s not often a sports team wins with an actual bang, but the U’s Pistol Team did just that. The team brought home several wins from the National Inter-Collegiate Pistol Championships in March, winning four events — two individual and two national — against shooting powerhouses such as M...

Student Entrepreneurs Seek Funding

Student Entrepreneurs Seek Funding

April 1, 2015

To get a business off the ground, you are going to need some funding — that is why top university student startups competed Saturday in the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. More than $100,000 was awarded to the students launching their own businesses. A BYU student took the grand prize of $40,000 with hi...

Robotics Competition Inspires Future Engineers

Robotics Competition Inspires Future Engineers

March 12, 2015

While March Madness is occupying the minds of most sports fans, there’s another competition going on this weekend, and it involves robots. For the sixth year the U’s College of Engineering will sponsor the Utah Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics C...

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