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Chiwetel Ejiofor talking to reporters

2024 Sundance: ‘Rob Peace’ film review

Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor wrote and directed the film adaptation of “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace” by Jeff Hobbs.
Multiple esports teams playing a video game in a classroom computer lab

Esports competitors test their skills during event at SLCC Redwood campus

Utah high school-level esports teams competed in the Ken Garff Esports Regional, a local gaming tournament, on Jan. 11 at the Taylorsville Redwood campus.
SLCC Dance Company pose for a group photo with Buster Bear

The SLCC Dance-SLC Stars co-op officially tips off in 2024

The Dance Company at Salt Lake Community College will perform four times at Salt Lake City Stars games this spring.
Multiple people standing outside Provo Library with pro-Palestinian signs

Rally in Provo expresses support for Palestine amid ongoing conflict

A pro-Palestinian demonstration took place outside the Provo Library on Nov. 4.
People holding cloth banners with handwritten messages and lit candles on a sidewalk

Salt Lake residents gather for 5th annual Harvey Milk vigil

SLCC students and Salt Lake City residents gathered Monday to honor and remember pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk on the anniversary of his assassination.

‘Sweeney Todd’ production enters its final week at the Grand Theatre

The Grand Theatre Company kicked off Halloween season with their production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." The show ends its run this Saturday.
Nightmare on 13th logo on the attraction's wall

This year’s Nightmare on 13th boasts two new ‘nightmares’

Nightmare on 13th added "The Howling" and "The Possession of Black Thorn Manor" to its list of haunted attractions for 2023.
People pouring water into Great Salt Lake from the shoreline

A pouring out of love: Utahns gather for Great Salt Lake blessing ceremony

Children and adults took turns pouring jars and bottles of water into the Great Salt Lake on Saturday morning as part of an offering ceremony on Antelope Island.
Latinx Heritage Celebration 2023 - nuestra gente y sus historias - poder, progreso y prosperidad

Latinx Heritage celebrations at SLCC begin Sept. 19

Salt Lake Community College will once again commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month with four events this year.
Sun descending in sky over Great Salt Lake

‘People’s Great Salt Lake Summit’ seeks to push elected leaders to do more

Conservation groups, community leaders and members of the public will discuss issues facing the Great Salt Lake and potential solutions during a summit July 15 at the Miller Campus.
Clifton Sanders standing in foreground and playing a saxophone

Music shapes SLCC’s Juneteenth celebration

Bruins and members of the community gathered outside Tuesday to celebrate Juneteenth at Salt Lake Community College.
Trixie Mattel strikes a pose while wearing a black dress and boa

Photos: Trixie Mattel, Icona Pop headline Loud and Queer concert

World-renowned drag queen Trixie Mattel and Swedish music duo Icona Pop headlined the concert, titled "Loud and Queer."