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Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 25, 2019

  Summer is the best time to fill your life with the arts. If you've been pushing off your goals of becoming a more artistically-driven and self-aware human, you now have several months to achieve them. It's the perfect season to create habits that you can carry into the school year. You may...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Game-Day Experience

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Game-Day Experience

By Casey Overfield and Zach Janis

March 7, 2019

Overfield: A Live Game Can't Be Beat Attending sports games has been a staple of American entertainment for many generations. With the rise of television and social media, however, the novelty of attending a game has disappeared since games have become more available in our homes. Streaming service...

U Alumna Heads to the Broadway Stage: Mandy McDonnell’s Journey to ‘Cinderella’

U Alumna Heads to the Broadway Stage: Mandy McDonnell’s Journey to ‘Cinderella’

By Hannah Keating

February 8, 2019

  If you are looking for actress Mandy McDonell, she is currently waltzing her way across the nation in the national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” As a member of the show’s ensemble, she performs every show in an extravagant and colorful ball gown, singing and dancing ...

Patience: What I’m Going to Miss About Utah

Patience: What I’m Going to Miss About Utah

By Alisa Patience

May 5, 2018

For many, this semester is their final semester at the University of Utah. There are several things those students will undoubtedly miss. I’ll be spending a semester in Florida for an internship, so I won’t be in Utah for a few months. I’m already stressed about the change and am taking the time...

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

By Shaelyn Barber

April 25, 2018

I wanted to change the world. So at age 15, I journeyed across the globe to Cambodia, intent upon my desire to help the impoverished country. I didn’t know much about Cambodia, its people or its trials. All I knew was that people were suffering, and I wanted to do my part to make the world a better p...

Barber: Talk to Strangers

Barber: Talk to Strangers

By Shaelyn Barber

March 19, 2018

I walked into the crowded Cambodian bus station, awaiting my ride back to Phnom Penh. I had been in Kampot only a few days, but the green countryside was revitalizing, and I was ready to dive back into my studies. I was abroad on a Khmer language study, and five weeks into the program, I was exhaust...

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: Moab Madness Everyone Should Experience

Barber: Moab Madness Everyone Should Experience

By Shaelyn Barber

January 15, 2018

The minute I poked my head through the flaps of the old spring bar tent I knew it was worth it. Red-orange dirt glistened with frost. Sagebrush, juniper and yucca plants defied the snowy landscape with their bursts of green. Cotton candy clouds floated against the pristine cerulean sky. I stepped outside...

Jensen-Coon: Travel to Trust

Jensen-Coon: Travel to Trust

By Kelcy Jensen-

January 14, 2018

Traveling is often a coveted adventure among people. Many of us seem to have a desire to experience more of the world than what is easily accessible to us. We feel fascinated by people who travel and wonder how they do it. Often times hearing about others' travels creates a longing within us to strike...

Patience: Travel Ban is Hypocritical

Patience: Travel Ban is Hypocritical

By Alisa Patience

September 18, 2017

One of President Donald Trumpís biggest platforms while running for president was his foreign policies and intentions for immigrants. However, Trumpís travel ban and views on immigration are hypocritical and unconstitutional. America was formed by immigrants. The only reason we get to decide who...

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