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Misguided Muse: So you want to be a college town?

Weber kicked off its first-ever “Weber Town” tradition this last weekend, in hopes of fueling the goal between the city of Ogden and the university to make Ogden a college town. However, a free concert and a “one-night excuse” to sport Weber wear isn’t going to be the driving force between a college town transformation […]

“Are you graduating this year?” “Um, no, actually . . .” “Oh. Well, then, what year are you?” “Well, I’ve been here for about three years now, so technically I’m a junior, but —” “So are you going to graduate next year?” “Hmm, well, about that, ya see . . . ” With the approaching […]

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Finals are just around the corner, and we’re all trying to morph into the Little Engine That Could through the month of April while everything comes to a stressful academic close. It might be hard to buckle down and plow through all the piling work and upcoming tests, but sometimes it helps to have a […]

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In advertising, there used to be a term called WOM campaigning, which was basically the fancy staple word for good word-of-mouth publicity. The goal was to prove that whatever thing/person/service you were trying to expose to a mass amount of people was so amazing/crazy that people would tell their friends, and their friends would tell […]

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“A classic twist on an old tale” — I’m sure that cliche has made its way around plenty of circles. It basically means the media in question is taking an old familiar story or character or characters, keeping some of the original thematics, and then warping the rest beyond belief in an attempt to make […]

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Welcome to another “exciting” installment of “Misguided Muse,” where I ask the age-old question “what if?” and attach it to a seemingly generalized art form in an attempt to exploit the hidden nuances as to why those generalized definitions have the potential to be torn to pieces. The question this time is “what is poetry?” […]

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