Category: Culture


College: A Generation at Risk

A College diploma is a goal for millions of Americans, yet graduation rates have never been lower and those who do graduate take 6 years on averag...

Preservation of Our Past

Each year, as Christmas approaches, when we are met with the daunting challenge of finding thoughtful gifts for our grandfathers and grandmothers, we ...

My Friend, Charlie

When I was a young man, about sixteen, living just outside the small, rural town of Erin, Tennessee, I was provided a unique opportunity for voluntee...

“Run Strong, Run Often”

Running in the summer is prime time to get out and enjoy the weather, train a little more, race for those shiny medals, and set new personal rec...

LOVELOUD 2018, A Reflection

  It’s surprising the things you learn by meeting and talking with new people. They may share your particular values, have similar passions ...

Love Loud

When I was in high school, my best friend was gay, and I never knew. When he came out to me years later, I asked him why hadn’t he told me back th...

A Runners High

Times are tough with many things in our life distracting us and fighting us for attention. We get so distracted with work, social events, holidays, ho...

Safety, Connection, Competence: a New Way to be Compassionate

It seems like everywhere you turn these days, someone is talking about anxiety and depression in Utah. It’s a seriously troubling problem that’s l...

Changing Lives Through Literacy

Think about your life.  Consider each of the opportunities that you’ve had in the past, as well as everything you’re involved in right ...

Holiday Shopping Guide

This holiday season as you are looking for that perfect gift, think local! The Utah Valley Area is overflowing with small businesses that contribute g...