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Christopherson: Star Wars Doesn’t Deserve Any Credit for Queer Representation

Christopherson: Star Wars Doesn’t Deserve Any Credit for Queer Representation

By Nain Christopherson, Opinion Writer

January 15, 2020

  If you live in America and have friends, it’s safe to bet that you saw "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" over winter break, regardless of whether you’re a fan of the franchise. Frankly, it was hard to avoid. I got roped into spending a whole $13 to see it in 3D (the regular showing was...

Utah Symphony Celebrates Día de Muertos with ‘Coco’

Utah Symphony Celebrates Día de Muertos with ‘Coco’

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

November 7, 2019

With Halloween now over, the spooky decorations and costumes are being tucked away across many households. But when Halloween ends, another celebration begins — Día de Muertos, or the Day of the Dead — a major holiday in Mexican culture. The Utah Symphony participated in this year’s celebrations...

‘Aladdin’ Remake Makes Key Improvements While Reinforcing Negative Stereotypes

‘Aladdin’ Remake Makes Key Improvements While Reinforcing Negative Stereotypes

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 26, 2019

  Warning: this review contains spoilers. “Aladdin” was surprisingly less-cringe worthy than I expected it to be. Disney’s 2019 string of live-action remakes, beginning with “Dumbo” last March and ending with “The Lion King” this July, seems like just another attempt to bring i...

Reminisce with Movies this Summer

Reminisce with Movies this Summer

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 19, 2019

  The best movies are ones which spark memories from the past. Remakes and sequels of childhood favorites, a story about a celebrity who was popular before you were even born, the finale of a decade-long project and throwbacks to the good old middle school and high school days all have one t...

‘Avengers: Endgame:’ The Franchise Ending Doesn’t Disappoint

‘Avengers: Endgame:’ The Franchise Ending Doesn’t Disappoint

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

May 10, 2019

  Warning: You might not want to read this article if you have not yet seen the film. It contains some spoilers. Summer is here at the University of Utah and "Avengers: Endgame" has been released at the perfect time. The finale to the fourth phase of Marvel's Avengers superhero series, this conclu...

Barber: Seven Staycation Suggestions

Barber: Seven Staycation Suggestions

By Shaelyn Barber

March 18, 2018

Spring break is quickly approaching and everyone is buzzing for a vacation. Instead of a costly trip outside of Utah, here are seven unique attractions to see within the state, from pyramids, to giant sculptures and ghost towns. The Spiral Jetty This unusual piece of artwork by Robert Smithson was cr...

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