Lindsay Johnson

The real “Rain Man” visits campus

Everyone remembers the 1988 Oscar Award-winning movie, Rain Man starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, but few people realize the movie was based on an actual person, a Salt Lake City resident, no less. Students had the chance to meet and question Kim Peek last week when he visited campus to share his miraculous story and special gift.


An exhibit of pop art icon Andy Warhol’s most well-known works are currently on display at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. The traveling exhibition is entitled, “Andy Warhol’s Dream America” and showcases until Jan. 6. The array of 100 screenprints hale from the collection of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation and include popular portfolios such as the “Marilyn Monroe,” “Mao,” and “Campbell Soup” series.