Day: January 25, 2019

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Here’s where to stream this year’s top Oscar contenders

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] The 2018 Academy Award nominees were announced early Tuesday morning. A few historic firsts happened – the first superhero movie to be nominated for Best Motion Picture of the Year (Black Panther), first indigenous Mexican woman to […]

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Review: ‘Laramie Project’ asks audiences to examine relationship to LGBT community

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] It’s rare for a theatrical production to bring an audience directly into its world, but in UVU’s production of The Laramie Project, directed by Laurie Harrop-Purser, audiences were placed directly in the aftermath of Matthew Shepard’s murder […]

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Review: Weezer conquer #TBT with surprise release of decent covers LP

Out of nowhere Weezer decided to grace fans with a cover album last Thursday, which is being called The Teal Album. Coming a little over two months before a healthily anticipated new album, referred to as The Black Album, due out March 1. Also of note, on an interview with Zane Lowe Weezer let slip […]

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Survey of local Tinder profiles unearths most common features

Pictures by waterfalls. Name dropping The Office. Mirror selfies. If you’ve ever found yourself swiping through Tinder, America’s most popular dating app, and asking yourself the question “Why do so many of these look the same?” — you’re not alone. Last week, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Brandee Watters and I set out to find the […]

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Russian student cultivating special projects at greenhouse

Utah’s climate isn’t exactly hospitable to foreign tropical plants. However, the top floor of the Pope Science building is home to a greenhouse which houses dozens of tropical and arid plants. Vlad Orlov, a student majoring in Healthcare Administration and staff member at the greenhouse, spends most of his time giving detailed care to the […]

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Not wanting to kiss, not necessarily a problem, Reagan says

Dear Reagan, A few weeks ago I started dating someone. This is my first real relationship and I’m really into him. The only problem is, I know he wants to kiss me soon and I feel super weird about it. I’m not a touchy-feely person – I rarely even hug people let alone touch mouths. […]

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Pop-up museum explores past and future of civil rights

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Center for Social Impact set out to educate students on the empowering history of the civil rights movement with a pop-up museum. The colorful and interactive display explored the pathways of social impact work during the Civil Rights Movement. Each pathway was represented by a different […]

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New arts building fully operational ahead of March ribbon-cutting

The much-anticipated Noorda Center for the Performing Arts began operations with the start of the spring semester. Though the official ribbon-cutting ceremony will not take place until March, faculty and staff have already moved in and classes and rehearsals have been held in the new teaching spaces. The Noorda Center adds 130 thousand square feet […]

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‘Laramie Project’ holds mirror to audience in immersive production

The Bastian Theatre has been transformed into the town of Laramie, Wyo., in order to tell a timely small-town tragedy. In the fall of 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old university student, was robbed, tied to a fence, beaten, and left for dead outside of Laramie. He was found 18 hours later and was rushed to […]

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Ruble delivers lively set at Velour’s 13th anniversary show

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Ten years ago, Neon Trees were a flagship Velour band one year away from the release of their career-making single “Animal.” As a tribute to the band–and other artists that play there–Noah Ruble and his backing band ended their […]

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