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NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest is in Full Swing

NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest is in Full Swing

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

February 23, 2020

  The 2020 NPR Tiny Desk Contest is now accepting submissions from musicians across the nation. NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts emerged from show host Bob Boilen’s frustration with a “show” environment — people talking, hollering or cheering to the point that it drowns out a performer. The ...

Binge Bytes: ‘The Tiny Meat Gang Podcast’

Binge Bytes: ‘The Tiny Meat Gang Podcast’

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

October 16, 2019

Are you the kind of person that always puts on music while you’re doing something? I definitely am. Whether you’re driving or doing homework, most people prefer to have some sort noise in the background. Although I love music, lately I've ventured into podcasts — more specifically, the hilariou...

Artist of the Week: Amy Oakeson

Artist of the Week: Amy Oakeson

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

September 25, 2019

Music is one of those certain things sure to touch individuals at the most unexpected of times. Many musicians face the ups and downs of being artists, but seldom do you hear them regret their choice to pursue their passion. Amy Oakeson, a teacher for the University of Utah Musical Theater Program and...

Your uNID is as Good as a Movie Ticket: Streaming Free for Staff and Students

Your uNID is as Good as a Movie Ticket: Streaming Free for Staff and Students

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

June 30, 2019

  On top of housing, tuition and other expenses, many of us are also crunching the numbers for entertainment bills and streaming services — all of which can add up too quickly. We may occasionally have to decide between a subscription for Hulu or YouTube TV and saving up funds for family visi...

I Hated ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

I Hated ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor

May 13, 2019

  This article is spoiler free. It's not common that I walk out of a movie theater with a clear, non-conflicted opinion of a film. I've mastered the art of nitpicking and can usually find something wrong with the acting, the cinematography, poorly written dialogue or plot points, lack of character deve...

LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

May 10, 2019

  From gaming enthusiasts, anime geeks and comic book lovers to other branches within nerd culture, thousands come to mingle at the LVL UP EXPO (pronounced 'level up expo') convention. This three-day event offered far more to do and see this year than that of any other convention like it so far...

The Chronicle Playlist: Spring Has Sprung

The Chronicle Playlist: Spring Has Sprung

By Alaikia Marielle

April 8, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3oP7zuet4CiTiTwyLHvsWd?si=hIWb1peRRc-9GgJFNaGpHQ The days are finally longer than the nights. Warm rays of sunshine are no longer a fantasy, but an inevitable reality. As this dreary winter thaws out quickly to spring, it’s also time to thaw out your musi...

New Year, New You: Go Cruelty Free in 2019

New Year, New You: Go Cruelty Free in 2019

By Alaikia Marielle

January 23, 2019

  Over the last several years there has been a massive push to make more ethical choices, especially when it comes to makeup and beauty products. This trend can be seen most evidently on YouTube, where many lifestyle and beauty vloggers have started to solely use and advocate for cruelty-free...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 39: “Origin”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 39: “Origin”

By Alaikia Marielle

December 18, 2018

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Origin” Ever since people began speculating about space travel in fiction, we've speculated about the various possible mishaps. One of the most common troubles is the "lost in space" trope — passengers on a spaceship find themselves strand...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 37: “Impulse”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 37: “Impulse”

By Alaikia Marielle

November 30, 2018

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Impulse” and references to sexual assault   YouTube joins the ever-growing number of video streaming providers that produce original content and exceed expectations with their new original series, "Impulse." In May 2018, YouTube split t...

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