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Artist of the Week: From the Page to the Stage, DiNucci Writes, Produces and Directs Her Own Play

Artist of the Week: From the Page to the Stage, DiNucci Writes, Produces and Directs Her Own Play

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

February 7, 2020

  Jillian DiNucci, a sophomore at the University of Utah and student in the Actor Training Program, has now written and produced her own play. Originally hailing from Boise, Idaho, she first got her start with a playwriting program at the age of 13. Now, after receiving a grant, DiNucci has ...

Novel Writing and Getting Published: Goudsmit’s Path to Authorship

Novel Writing and Getting Published: Goudsmit’s Path to Authorship

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

November 13, 2019

When you pose the question "What makes an artist?" you are bound to get a wide range of answers, depending on who you ask. For those like author Nicholas Goudsmit, the answers is simple. Passion, dedication and love for his craft. Growing up in Massachusetts, literature came naturally to him in a way ...

Racist Posters Flood U’s Campus Again

Racist Posters Flood U’s Campus Again

By Joseph A. Moss

November 8, 2019

Over the weekend of Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, the University of Utah had multiple posters posted around campus with rhetoric that included: “it’s okay to be white” and “Reclaim America.” Although the U has said multiple times that it does not align itself with this rhetoric, groups have consistently posted racist messages on campus. Some of these messages ha...

The University of Utah Announces the Coming Basic Needs Center

The University of Utah Announces the Coming Basic Needs Center

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

October 23, 2019

The Basic Needs Center is coming soon to the University of Utah. The BNC will provide a centralized location for students to access any assistance they may need. Kim Hall, Associate Director of the Women’s Resource Center, has been spearheading the BNC project. “The central service pillar of...

What to Do When Your Professor Goes AWOL

What to Do When Your Professor Goes AWOL

By Haley Oliphant, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2019

No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast.   When University of Utah student Schyler Fox took an online History 1500 course last spring, it started like any other. Several weeks into the semester, however, her professor seemed to disappear. “At the beginning of the semester, the teacher was really good,” Fox said. “The modules would be opened up in a timely manner for us ...

University of Utah Athletes Excel On and Off the Field

University of Utah Athletes Excel On and Off the Field

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

September 26, 2019

The start of fall classes is a busy time for us all, but perhaps the most for our student-athletes. Balancing practices and games with homework and class is not easy, but University of Utah students are among the best at staying on top of school while also excelling on the playing field. The U has...

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...

MTP Student Laura Rizzo in Idaho Summer Stock Theater

MTP Student Laura Rizzo in Idaho Summer Stock Theater

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 27, 2019

  As regional theater across the country close their traditional seasons, "summer stock" theaters open their performances to the public. Current third-year Department of Theatre student Laura Rizzo started rehearsals for the regional theater company Yellowstone Playhouse just after the end of...

U’s EAE Program Draws Game Design Students from Around the World

U’s EAE Program Draws Game Design Students from Around the World

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

April 15, 2019

  From Brazil to China, the University of Utah is attracting students from all over the world. What attracts some students to the U is the Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) program. The university is ranked No. 6 by The Princeton Review for the “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Game Design” and No. 5 for the “Top 25 G...

The Modern Dance Student Concert is Visually Captivating and Powerful

The Modern Dance Student Concert is Visually Captivating and Powerful

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

April 2, 2019

  There is something incredibly important about student-led work. It’s a culmination of all the training in an arts degree — proving an ability to not only do the work that someone hands to you, but to develop and shape your own creations. With the help of fine arts funding grants and th...

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