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Performing arts grads give advice

Connor Padilla Theater arts — emphasis in musical theater “Don’t take a single second for granted.” With the conclusion of the play “Mockingbird,” theater major Connor Padilla’s acting career at Weber State University came to a close. Soon Padilla will depart from Utah and head east to work on getting a Master in Fine Arts […]

FanX brings Comic Con experience back to Salt Lake

Six months ago, Salt Lake Comic Con 2013 drew an estimated 70,000-80,000 people, almost double what the event organizers expected and planned for. The FanXperience event, April 17-19, looks to build on that success. “They thought maybe they’d have 40-50,000 people (for Salt Lake Comic Con),” said Christopher Ekstrom, a regular at Wyvern, Weber State […]

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Sci-Fi Heroine: Top 5 nerdy ways to beat the heat this summer

The final push of spring semester has begun. Graduates are posing for awkward pictures and feeling like dorks in their caps and gowns that they don mostly for family and friends. As graduates and those of us who will still follow the grind of school come wind down the semester, the promise of warmth and […]

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X96: Radio from Hell’s Kerry Jackson, Bill Allred and Gina Barberi broadcast their 10th annual All-Day Show in the Shepherd Union Building on Friday, giving away tickets to concerts and sports events, and featuring bands such as Fictionist and Brumby, a band from Provo. WSU’s radio station, KWCR, teamed up with Radio from Hell, handing […]

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Students from the Weber State University Department of Performing Arts will showcase different opera scenes tomorrow. Spring Opera Scenes is an annual show put on by the Opera Scenes class that alternates between opera scenes and full opera performances. As a preview, the 2014 show includes many scenes from the 2015 opera, “Madame Butterfly” by Giacomo […]

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Last week, WSU’s production of “Mockingbird” came to a close. The play centered on a young girl with autism named Caitlin, played by Camry Bagley. The objective of the play and the director, WSU professor Tracy Callahan, was to bring a humanized view to people with autism. Upon viewing “Mockingbird,” it didn’t feel like that […]

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