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Annual VegFest Hits Salt Lake and Redefines ‘Veganism’

Annual VegFest Hits Salt Lake and Redefines ‘Veganism’

By Alison Myers

September 18, 2019

It’s a bright and blue day at Library Square as a toasting sun warms one of the year’s last summer weekends. The festival has attracted a wide assortment of people from around the state. Looking around, a man passes in what resembles a NASA shirt, except it says "VEGAN" across it. Another woman joins...

SummerArts Piano Competition Provides Key Opportunities to Pianists

SummerArts Piano Competition Provides Key Opportunities to Pianists

By Hannah Keating

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...

Ultimate Campus Guide to Your Coffee Kick

Ultimate Campus Guide to Your Coffee Kick

By Hannah Keating

May 15, 2019

  Moving to Salt Lake City means becoming a part of one of the nation’s highest-ranking hipster cities. Coming in just behind Portland and beating out Seattle and Spokane for the title in 2018, Salt Lake was recognized especially for the presence of coffee shops. Even The New York Times noticed...

“Pinkalicious” is Visually Captivating and Adorable

“Pinkalicious” is Visually Captivating and Adorable

By Hannah Keating

December 5, 2018

Familiar holiday jingles now ring through every store, the glow of the neighborhood’s lights reflect across the snow and the air carries the undeniably festive smell of pine trees. Garb and decor fall into one distinct color palette, seen in the red holly and green ivy or silver and gold bells. Christmas...

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...

Barber: Get Involved with Students for Choice

Barber: Get Involved with Students for Choice

By Shaelyn Barber

March 11, 2018

It’s all about taking charge of your own reproductive health, and Students for Choice at the University of Utah is here to help you do just that. “We believe in the fundamental rights of every individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual's income...

Barber: Treatment of Hoberman Arch Displays Irresponsible Handling of Olympic Legacy

Barber: Treatment of Hoberman Arch Displays Irresponsible Handling of Olympic Legacy

By Shaelyn Barber

March 2, 2018

The geometric petals of the Hoberman Arch slowly begin to move. Glowing with vibrant gold, purple and sapphire hues, the structure’s central circle expands to reveal the medals stage. I was six when the Olympics came to Salt Lake City. My parents took me to see a parade downtown where they disp...

H2H: Is Public Transportation Worth It?

H2H: Is Public Transportation Worth It?

By Shaelyn Barber and Paul Braden

February 7, 2018

Public Transit Saves the Planet By Shaelyn Barber Each winter, Utah’s infamous inversion hovers over the Salt Lake Valley, filling it with smog so dense it’s more edible than breathable. Utah is often hailed as an outdoor wonderland, but air within the valley stands contrary to this image. La...

Barber: Salt Lake Tribune’s Paywall Denies Low-Income Populations Access to News

Barber: Salt Lake Tribune’s Paywall Denies Low-Income Populations Access to News

By Shaelyn Barber

February 5, 2018

The year is 1993. Bill Clinton is president. Jurassic Park is in theaters, and Creep by Radiohead has just come out. The World Wide Web was invented in 1989, four years ago and Google won’t exist until 1998, another three years to come. To access the internet you have to use a dial-up modem, and loading...

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