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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...

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...

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...

Experience Two Decades of Holiday Rock with the Trans–Siberian Orchestra

Experience Two Decades of Holiday Rock with the Trans–Siberian Orchestra

By Rohit Singh

November 13, 2018

  The world's most popular progressive rock band, the Trans–Siberian Orchestra, is coming to Salt Lake City as a part of “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve" Winter Tour. TSO is scheduled to perform at the Vivint Smart Home Arena at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20. This year marks the band’s...

The Great Halloween Candy Debate of 2018

The Great Halloween Candy Debate of 2018

By Palak Jayswal and Josh Petersen

October 30, 2018

  At the arts desk, we know the two real purposes of Halloween are watching movies and eating tons of junk food. However, not all candy is created equal. In this article, two writers debate the most important issue of our time — which Halloween candies are great, and which are trash. Josh Petersen:...

H2H: Is Valentine’s Day Really All About Love?

H2H: Is Valentine’s Day Really All About Love?

By Alisa Patience and Natalie Parkin

February 5, 2018

Take Time to Celebrate Love By Alisa Patience The older we get, the more time seems to blend together. It feels like spring semester just started even though it's already February, and I, for one, am losing track of semesters. When another holiday approaches I am taken aback, surprised as it feel...

Barber: Resist a Capitalist Christmas

Barber: Resist a Capitalist Christmas

By Shaelyn Barber

December 13, 2017

Beginning in early fall, signs of holiday cheer appear in stores. At first, it’s only a small section in the middle selling Christmas essentials, but before long they are increasingly pervasive. Before Halloween is over, stores are filled with holiday gear. Christmas displays pop up, catchy slogan-bearing...

Barber: Seven DIY Gift Ideas

Barber: Seven DIY Gift Ideas

By Shaelyn Barber

December 11, 2017

Gift-giving is a cultural tradition of the United States holiday season. Making your own gifts can save you money, avoid playing into the consumerist spirit of the modern holiday season and be much more meaningful than a gift bought at the store. Here’s a few ideas for presents you can make yourself:...

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