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Community Happenings

Read up on recent local events.

Haunted house worker wearing a scary pumpkin costume

Globe staffers check out Nightmare on 13th’s 2022 showing, which features a new attraction

Staff members from The Globe share their experiences inside one of Utah's famous haunted houses, Nightmare on 13th.
Two audience members, seated left, listen to panel discussion

Former chair of the Northwestern Shoshone Nation details Salt Lake’s historical significance

Darren Parry, former chair of the Northwestern Shoshone Nation, discussed his people's relationship with the Great Salt Lake during a panel discussion on Sept. 28.
Campus of Brigham Young University in the fall of 2020, photographed from the 4th floor of the Joseph F. Smith Building

Walkout to protest religious colleges’ discrimination of LGBTQ students set for Oct. 11

The Black Menaces have organized a walkout on National Coming Out Day to protest LGBTQ+ discrimination at religious institutions of higher education, such as Brigham Young University.
Person crouches down to pick up garbage

SLCC students show up for the Salt Lake during this year’s coastal cleanup

Six members of the SLCC environmental and sustainability club participated in the Friends of Great Salt Lake cleanup on Sept. 17.
Three people walk along the lake bed looking for garbage

Lake questions: What are the effects of a dried Great Salt Lake on locals...

This week, local experts answer questions about the effects of a desiccated Great Salt Lake on locals and wildlife.
Display wall reads "Lilian Agar: A Hug Away - a breathing temple of love"

Art exhibit that opened at SLCC embraces Utah’s LGBTQ youth

Lilian Agar created the "A Hug Away" art exhibit to provide a place of inclusion and acceptance for LGBTQ youth in Utah.
Seven theater actors wear black costumes on a stage under green lights

Entertainment on a budget at the historic Grand Theatre

SLCC students can attend plays for free at the Grand Theatre on South City Campus.
Two people edit a video project

Local youths produce multimedia vaccination awareness campaign

With funding from the CDC Foundation, students in the Spy Hop digital arts program created a multimedia campaign about the importance and efficacy of vaccines.
Community Writing Center

SLCC writing center to hold competition and issue call for art collection at Utah...

The SLCC Community Writing Center will host several activities at the Utah Arts Festival, including a writing competition and a call for submissions for an anthology collection.
D Smoove performing at Karma nightclub in Salt Lake

Music stories: Two local DJs share their pursuit of the craft

The Globe chatted with two rising stars in Salt Lake’s DJ scene, locals Dorian Fitzgerald and Deshaun White.
Sun-shaped Iosepa sign in front of playground

Pacific Islanders celebrate cultural heritage at Iosepa memorial

The Pacific Islander community celebrates their unique place in Utah history at the former Polynesian colony of Iosepa.
RadioActive KRCL graphic for May 2, 2022

Voices Amplified: May 2, 2022

The #VoicesAmplified team reviews their RadioActive takeovers on the final episode of the spring 2022 semester.