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Patience: 8 Ways College Students Can Stay Healthy

Patience: 8 Ways College Students Can Stay Healthy

By Alisa Patience

January 29, 2018

If there’s any proof that eating healthy in college is difficult, it’s often best explained by the sudden weight gain referred to as the “freshman-15” or, in some cases, the “freshman-30.” Eating healthy can be difficult, but it’s not impossible, as demonstrated by students who are motivated...

Barber: Criticize Trump Without Fat-shaming

Barber: Criticize Trump Without Fat-shaming

By Shaelyn Barber

January 23, 2018

I am doing something I never thought, in a million years, I would: I am defending Donald Trump. Trump recently underwent a medical exam assessing both his physical and mental state. While he was declared cognitively sound, the White House doctor said he has a body mass index (BMI) of 29.9 which puts hi...

Patience: Prioritize Healthy Eating Over Dieting

Patience: Prioritize Healthy Eating Over Dieting

By Alisa Patience

January 16, 2018

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight. People do this by working out, going to the gym, but most often by going on diets. Unfortunately, most people don’t understand the difference between healthy eating and dieting. I don’t mean diet in terms of the series...

Braden: SLC’s Dirty Little Secret

Braden: SLC's Dirty Little Secret

By Paul Braden

November 20, 2017

Salt Lake City has been described by visitors as a medium-sized, exceptionally clean and perhaps suspiciously friendly city. It offers a lower than national-median cost of living, and it provides unparalleled access to some of the best skiable acreage and other natural resources in the country. A...

Patience: Why America Needs to Embrace Marijuana

Patience: Why America Needs to Embrace Marijuana

By Alisa Patience

October 9, 2017

Just because something is legal doesn't mean it's good, and just because something is illegal doesn't mean it's bad. After all, divorce was illegal for most of our history. And people argue about guns in this context everyday. But the biggest cultural example of this is marijuana and cigarettes. Marijuana...

Barber: Reinstatement of Roy High Teacher is Unacceptable

Barber: Reinstatement of Roy High Teacher is Unacceptable

By Shaelyn Barber

September 22, 2017

A questionnaire asking about teens’ personal drug use, alcohol use and sexual activity was recently distributed as part of a graded assignment for an "Adult Roles" class at Roy High School taught by Candace Thurgood. Each question was given a point value indicating the impurity of the given act. Thes...

Love Shouldn’t be a Power Struggle

By Alisa Patience

July 20, 2017

It has been said that if something isn’t worth fighting for then it isn’t worth having, and this has been especially said about love. After all, where’s the satisfaction in something if it came easily? The beginning part of a relationship is often about the chase, the dating, the testing to see...

My Journey (So Far) As a Vegetarian

My Journey (So Far) As a Vegetarian

By Alisa Patience

July 16, 2017

I've been a vegetarian for six weeks. Like most things, it has had its struggles and advantages. First of all, I love meat. I love ribs, steak, chicken, brisket, sea food and ham. Especially the way my dad barbecues. I made this decision because the animals that meat comes from are treated poorly before...

Utah’s Poor Air Quality Is Driving Families Apart

Utah's Poor Air Quality Is Driving Families Apart

By Alisa Patience

May 23, 2017

Utah’s motto used to be that we have the “greatest snow on earth,” but how could that still be the case considering how dirty the snow has become due to pollution? The air in Utah isn't only ruining the state's reputation for good snow, it's also ruining families, including mine. Salt Lake...

How to Help When Things Come Crashing Down

How to Help When Things Come Crashing Down

By Alisa Patience

April 16, 2017

College is overwhelming and it’s perfectly normal to be stressed and anxious. However, it is important to note that this is not the same as having an anxiety disorder. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), 18 percent of adults have an anxiety disorder and according...

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