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Womxn share stories about identity and struggle in new anthology series

The SLCC Community Writing Center established the "She Said" writing workshop and anthology to provide underrepresented Utah womxn with a platform to share their stories.
Eve Bradshaw wearing traditional Thai dance garments

Living Traditions fest invites Utahns to explore world cultures

The annual Living Traditions Festival returned to Salt Lake City’s Library Square on May 19, providing an artistic, performative platform to 85 groups of diverse traditions and cultures.
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Students and staff can take a break this summer with free movie tickets

The Thayne Center is offering free tickets to four films for its Summer Movie Nights promotion.
Eight dancers perform underneath red and orange lighting

Dance students showcase their final work for ‘Body Language’ concert

SLCC Dance Company held its spring 2023 concert, titled “Body Language,” over two nights in April at the South City Campus.
Film poster with heart-shaped transgender pride flag with the text "We Belong; A documentary about celebrating transgender people"

‘We Belong’: A SLCC documentary that celebrates Utah’s trans community

In "We Belong," three transgender people from different age groups share their experiences with coming out, gender dysphoria and transphobia.
Film poster featuring a black-and-white photo of an Indigenous woman with a red handprint over her mouth surrounded by text that reads "Missing Murdered Unheard; SLCC documentary; Our women, girls, and two-spirits are being taken from us in an alarming way."

SLCC film students cover lack of reporting when Indigenous people go missing

Produced by SLCC film students, "Missing Murdered Unheard" explores the lack of attention and response to crimes against Indigenous peoples
Rio Cortez on stage behind podium reading poetry

NYT bestselling author, Utah native shares her work of Black identity for SLCC reading

New York Times bestselling author Rio Cortez read several poems from her latest collection on April 12 at Taylorsville Redwood Campus.
Adore Dolano performing on Alder Amphitheater stage

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ alum, local drag queens bring first-of-its-kind show to SLCC

Adore Dolano headlined the first-ever drag show organized by the SLCC Student Association on April 7 at the Alder Amphitheater.
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Women take back their identity in new SLCC art exhibit

Utah women in different stages of life express their roles and identities as part of the "Call Forth" art exhibition at South City Campus.
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Virtual studio coming to South City Campus

Salt Lake Community College will construct a "virtual studio" similar to those used on productions like Disney's "The Mandalorian." The studio will be the first of its kind in Utah.
Crowd seated in auditorium for Tumbleweeds Film Festival

2023 Tumbleweeds film fest arrives in West Jordan on April 22

The annual family-friendly Tumbleweeds Film Festival will take place April 22 and 23 at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan.
Student operating a radio console in a radio station

Students tackle Radio SLCC, your unheard student source

SLCC students who take the radio production class also host a show on Radio SLCC, which functions primarily as a lab where students practice the skills they learn in class.