• 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

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 ...

Adele delivers to a Utah crowd warmed up by Wanda Jackson

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY -- The crowd was skeptical when Wanda Jackson took the stage to warm up for Adele. People left to stand in line for chow, updated their Facebook and Twitter statuses, and a group mumbled, ...

For one night, dredg reminds us what existence is about

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on For one night, dredg reminds us what existence is about

Review and photo by Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY -- The Avalon Theater is a quaint little venue on the east side of State Street in Murray. An unassuming gray building with an empty message board, it is nestled between ...

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 ...

Review: An iridescent experience, courtesy Linkin Park

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Ben Hansen Special to Hard News Cafe SALT LAKE CITY -- Energy Solutions Arena was illuminated brilliantly Friday night by Linkin Park, currently on tour to promote their new concept album A Thousand Suns. Lead Singer Chester Bennington, singer/guitarist/keyboardist Mike ...

Concert review: Circa Survive thrives In The Venue

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Concert review: Circa Survive thrives In The Venue

Photo and review by Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY—Circa Survive—with guests dredg, Animals As Leaders, and Codeseven—played In The Venue to a packed crowd Friday night. “These are our favorite bands,” Circa Survive bassist Nick Beard said. “Because we are headlining ...