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Through the years, Hollywood has popularized many books by making them into blockbuster movies. Broadway has also gotten in on the trend, turning great books into plays and musicals.  While typically the remake is never as good as the original, sometimes it gives the first one a run for its money. “The Help”: Usually, if I […]

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Wyvern provides social space for anime fans

Every Thursday evening, a diverse handful of students gather in Room 404 of the Shepherd Union Building, pop in a movie and hang out, discussing anime, gaming and other “geeky” interests. These weekly meetings of Wyvern, Weber State University’s anime and gaming club, has been going on for more a decade, but recently, the club’s […]

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Most of us have probably heard by now about the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, widely known as one of the best character actors of our time. If you hadn’t heard of him before this, let me assure you he was a big deal. He won an Oscar for the iconic lead role in 2005′s […]

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Sundance hits Ogden’s vintage theater

Every winter for 10 days, Utah and specifically Ogden’s economy, tourism and tax revenue increase dramatically. This phenomenon is known as the Sundance Film Festival and has been a part of Utah’s winter attractions for the past 30 years. Sundance, known for showcasing a wide array of film genres from documentaries to foreign comedy, has […]

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In 2012, a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that Utah has the nation’s highest autism rate. One out of every 47 children is identified as having an autism spectrum disorder. According to the Autism Council of Utah, autism is a brain disorder that primarily affects communication, social skills and behaviors. […]

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MovieGrille focusing on nightly deals

The new dine-in movie theater in downtown Ogden is now offering nightly deals and discounts for students. Every Monday night, MovieGrille features free movies. “We plan to continue running discount nights,” said Adam Jackman, owner of MovieGrille. “Every single Monday, we choose a different ’80s or ’90s cult-classic film. We take reservations through Facebook and […]

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