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‘Sweetheart Come’ Concludes Pygmalion’s Season with a Fresh Perspective

‘Sweetheart Come’ Concludes Pygmalion’s Season with a Fresh Perspective

By Palak Jayswal

May 2, 2019

  Pygmalion Theater Company’s season is coming to an end, but not before it concludes with what is arguably their most poignant production of the year. “Sweetheart Come,” by local playwright and screenwriter Melissa Leilani Larson, is set for its world premiere here in Utah. A play inspired b...

Barber: 10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Mental Illness

Barber: 10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Mental Illness

By Shaelyn Barber

April 17, 2018

My journey with mental illness has been a long one. I have struggled with depression and anxiety from a young age. After years of difficulty, I finally began to see a therapist and began the long road to where I am now. I have been in and out of therapy. I am on medications. And I am trying every day to ke...

Jensen-Coon: An Invisible Epidemic

Jensen-Coon: An Invisible Epidemic

By Kelcy Jensen-

February 28, 2018

Mental illness is often seen as a bunch of bogus. A lack of understanding from society leaves those negatively affected by these attitudes feeling hopeless and frustrated. The old-school way of thinking you need to “pull yourself up by your bootstraps” leads people to believe those who suffer from...

Treating Mental Illness with Compassion

Treating Mental Illness with Compassion

By Alex Judd

April 15, 2017

The website of the American Psychiatric Association has a quote, highlighted in boldface and large font, in the 'Patients & Families’ section: “Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of. It is a medical problem, just like heart disease or diabetes.” To most visitors, this is likely a he...

Is Medical Marijuana a Slippery Slope?

Is Medical Marijuana a Slippery Slope?

By Bailey Shelden and Emma Tanner

April 6, 2017

Potentials in Medicine Should be Explored Bailey Shelden Medical marijuana is a popular and controversial topic in society today, as there are now 28 states that have made medical marijuana legal. Federally, all forms of marijuana are illegal as it is still classified as a Schedule 1 drug. The Drug ...

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