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Top five summer fitness tips

Top five summer fitness tips

You and I both know that summer is a time  in which you will be sharing your body with the world. Whether at the beach or the pool, ’tis the season for seeing skin. If you are like me, however, you might be a little uncomfortable with others seeing you in your bathing suit. Here are […]

‘The Fault in Our Stars’: Book vs. movie

When reading a novel, we envision characters and settings a particular way, and when that novel is produced into a movie, sometimes it’s a perfect depiction of our vision, and others times, well, it’s just not. After getting the basic movie necessities (popcorn, candy and a drink), I realized this movie required one more thing: […]

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Through the years, Hollywood has popularized many books by making them into blockbuster movies. Broadway has also gotten in on the trend, turning great books into plays and musicals.  While typically the remake is never as good as the original, sometimes it gives the first one a run for its money. “The Help”: Usually, if I […]

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Every year for Christmas, my dad buys me and my brother technology-related gifts. When he bought me a Kindle Fire one year, I anticipated a paradigm shift in how I enjoyed one of my favorite pastimes — reading. There had been Kindles and other e-readers around my home before that point, but they had never […]

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Author reviews Black Panther Party history at Lindquist Center

On Monday evening, professor and author Waldo Martin discussed misconceptions about the Black Panther Party at the Lindquist Alumni Center. Martin, a professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley, highlighted his book “Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party,” which he started writing in 2004 with co-author Joshua […]

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On a cold afternoon outside the Weber County Library’s north branch, Melissa Zuckerman, a youth services librarian, stood in front of a dozen noisy children, a sheaf of notes in hand. “Today, we are going to learn about some of the monsters from ‘The Odyssey’,” she said. She launched into her presentation, telling stories of […]

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