• BEST IN STATE—Senior Courtney Schoen Lewis was named Best PR Student in Utah. Story
  • CROWBAR—Athletes compete in annual Crowbar backcountry race in Logan Canyon. CHRISTIAN HATAHWAY
  • HINDU FESTIVAL—Hundreds of Hindus and friends gather for annual Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork. DANA IVINS
  • RAINBOW CELEBRATION—Holi celebrants joyfully paint themselves at Hindu festival. DANA IVINS
  • HUT! HUT! HUT!—ROTC teams compete in Ranger Challenge at Camp Williams. ALISON OSTLER. Story
  • SNOWBARD JAM—Boarders show their stuff on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • SNOWBOARD TRICKS as hotdoggers show off on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • WINTER A and the American flag over a snowy USU campus. WHITNEY PETERSON
  • QUADVIEW—A springtime view of the USU Quad and Old Main from atop the business building.
  • PRESS CONFERENCE—USU President Stan Albrecht briefing journalism students. CHRIS ROMRIELL. Story
  • HIGH-HEELIN’ IT—Men in high heels and their female supporters walk a mile to protest sex abuse. TY ROGERS
  • ELK PICNIC—Elk and humans mingle at the winter refuge at Blacksmith Fork's Hardware Ranch. CARESA ALEXANDER. Story

REVIEW: Judas Priest delivers final-round knockout blow

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on REVIEW: Judas Priest delivers final-round knockout blow

Review & photos by Ben Hansen SALT LAKE CITY -- Judas Priest has delivered the goods for 40 years, overcoming numerous challenges such as band members quitting, changing record companies, subliminal-message lawsuits, drug abuse and a long hiatus, to name a ...

Styx and REO ‘surf the wave of joy’ with Salt Lake City crowd

Monday, September 26th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Styx and REO ‘surf the wave of joy’ with Salt Lake City crowd

'If you have a dream, tell somebody because you might be closer than you think' Story & photo by Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY -- It might have been the smoke of charbroiled burgers or the many mullet-goatee combinations surrounding ...

Fierce weather no roadblock for My Chemical Romance faithful

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Fierce weather no roadblock for My Chemical Romance faithful

Review by Max Parker Dahl, photo by Ben Hansen SALT LAKE CITY -- The line started at 5 a.m. Heather Graham stood through snow and sleet and hail for 14 hours, watching endless heads bob and shuffle behind her, topped with ...

Bon Jovi: Living on a prayer is good medicine in SLC

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Bon Jovi: Living on a prayer is good medicine in SLC

Photo and review by Ben Hansen Special to the Hard News Cafe SALT LAKE CITY--You are most likely familiar with at least a half-dozen songs from the Bon Jovi music catalogue. Whether you have sung your heart out while pumping your ...

Sevendust celebrates its rousing return to Utah

Monday, November 8th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sevendust celebrates its rousing return to Utah

Review and photo by Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY--A taut mixture of anxiety and animosity hung in the air; an intimidating crowd full of chains, leather and hair filed through the doors in The Venue for the Harddrive Live tour, ...