Sans socks

March 10, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Linsell, Sweden, circa 1950s, Gosta Olofsson, a village gas station and shop manager, creates home made souvenirs that turn out to be quite popular with both the locals and tourists.

Getting in gear for spring

March 10, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes Warmer temperatures are just weeks away. Spring is almost here. It is time to pull the outdoor gear from storage and make sure that it is ready for this year’s adventures. Inspecting outdoor gear brings spring fever to a whole new level, but is so worth it.

The low-down on up-beats

March 10, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes It may be forgotten, but it is definitely not lost. When asked about electronica music, most people respond by asking what electronica is. A lot of people know it by another name: techno. Although not officially the term for the music created by synthesizers and many other electronic devices, “techno” is a good way of describing this genre of music. Known for its heady beats and effect on dance floors around the world, electronica music is appreciated by many, but understood by few.

Blame it on Delonge

March 10, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thousands of fans lined 200 South in Salt Lake City, braving cold night temperatures while waiting to get into In The Venue to see Angels & Airwaves, Tuesday, March 4.

Eating disorders:

March 10, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes She looks in the mirror at her sinking cheeks and her protruding rib cage. She’s getting deathly skinny by the day, but the feelings inside drive her to be skinnier.

Abbey’s Eden

March 3, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes “I went native and dreamed away days on the shore of the pool under the waterfall, wandered naked as Adam under the cottonwoods, inspecting my cactus gardens.”

How to annoy your roommates

March 3, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Why can’t we all just get along?” is sometimes an impossible request. Especially when dealing with the stress of going to college, students sometimes simply must play the villain, just to get their negative feelings out in the open. And this is fine, as long as there are few or no consequences. We must learn to toe the line between relatively harmless pranks and punishable offenses. And who better to practice on than the people you live with?

UVSC student takes director’s chair

March 3, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes Live entertainment holds something you just can’t get from canned media. In live entertainment, there’s an energetic bond forged between audience member and entertainer that doesn’t exist in a movie or TV show, and student director Jake Suazo shows that he sure knows how to use it in his latest directorial effort George Washington Slept Here.