Category: Culture


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...

Dia de los Muertos: It’s about Family

It is hard to be out and about much anymore without running across images of skeletons or skulls decorated with colorful hearts, flowers, and swirls....

Giving Voice to Refugees

“I want to tell you my story,” he said, shaking his head. “It is hard. Very hard.” It was hot and dry and I was standing in the middle of ...

Holi Festival of Colors

Called the “World’s Happiest Transformational Festival,” the Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork is quickly becoming one of Utah Valley...

Girls Get Hooked, Too

Did you know that girls are just as susceptible to the negative impacts of pornography usage as boys, and they can get hooked just as fast? Conversati...

Utah COPA: Developing the Next Generation of Artists

It’s hard to believe that 19 years have passed. Back then Mindy Robbins finished touring with the Broadway cast of Les Miserables and was teachi...