Plaid Brixx opens for We The Kings 10th Anniversary Tour

Plaid Brixx opens for We The Kings 10th Anniversary Tour

Plaid Brixx, an alternative-pop band from Columbus, Ohio made their mark by capturing the hearts of the audience in Salt Lake City opening for the We The Kings 10th Anniversary Tour. Screams and cheers filled In the Venue when Plaid Brixx, front man and guitarist Chris Duggan, drummer Mark LeRose and bassist Jared Sawaya, took […]

Spring Break Staycation

It’s almost here! Our well-deserved spring break is upon us and plans are underway. If you aren’t going anywhere, don’t sweat it. Here are some ideas to make staying close to home feel more like a getaway. Salt Lake City Salt Lake has some beautiful sights and plenty of nightlife. Spend a day exploring the […]

The mistakes of our fathers: Analysis of Fences

The mistakes of our fathers: Analysis of Fences

Fences brought playwright August Wilson’s work to life for the benefit of all. The film focused on the emotional development of men without the premise of athletics or combat. These traditional elements are not lost, however, as sports metaphors and war stories were brilliantly incorporated. For example: Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) harbors bitterness after being […]

Book Reviews for You: Difficult Women By Roxane Gay

Book Reviews for You: Difficult Women By Roxane Gay

“Every time that man sank his fists into my body, I could breathe a little. I used one hurt to cover another.” Difficult Women is a collection of six short stories written by award-winning author Roxane Gay. The stories were written so that we may understand the harsh realities women endure daily. It begins with […]

UCCU Center hosts The Big Outdoor Expo

UCCU Center hosts The Big Outdoor Expo

When RV’s fill up the UCCU parking lot and handfuls of camp chairs line the sidewalks, that can only mean one thing… The Big Outdoor Expo has come to campus. The UCCU Center hosted The Big Outdoor Expo Friday and Saturday March 10-11. This get-together for local businesses and outdoor lovers had everything from cooking […]

Wait … What’s so funny?

Wait … What’s so funny?

Improv: It’ s a witty man’ s game that no audience member or performer can predict. According to Jason Lyons, senior biotech major and president of the What’ s So Funny? improv club, no one knows what will happen once the show starts. “You’ ll be up [on stage] and you don’t know what you […]

“Manchester by the Sea”: Touching yet underwhelming

“Manchester by the Sea”: Touching yet underwhelming

Manchester by the Sea has been nominated 227 times for various awards, holds a 96 percent rating, and won two Oscars. As a result, I went into the movie with high expectations. Although I ended up being slightly underwhelmed by it, I still consider it a great movie. Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester […]

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