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Lessons learned from riding the bus

It’s summer, it’s hot and there’s not much solace to be found on the 94-degree bus. Whether the air-conditioner is broken, or if it ever existed, doesn’t seem to matter. I am sweating. After deciding to drop $20 on the UTA pass and doing my part to save the environment and whatnot, I begin to […]

‘Big Brother’ reality show keeps it fresh

Unlike other reality TV shows, CBS’s “Big Brother” is kind of, actually, real. Of course, there can be scripted moments. When cast mates have to go into the “Diary Room” and share their oh-so-witty remarks of other houseguests, you can bet that there is a writer there somewhere telling them what to say. This three-month […]

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How to beat the heat this summer

If you are anything like me, the smoldering heat this summer has made going outside close to unbearable. With temperatures rising into the nineties for the past month, I am sure students are beginning to wonder, “When will this heat let up?” According to a temperature forecast, August is planned to bring us temperatures in […]

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5. Flowrider For those who want to try something new or those more advanced surfers, Flowrider is a must during the summer. Even though it is inside, Flowrider is a nice way to get out of the heat and enjoy some time with family and friends. Some people make it look easy, while others like myself […]

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The Superficiality of Today

You’ve heard it all before: “The media feeds teens distorted body image ideas!” and “The world is too focused on looks now.” But really, let’s get down to the facts – how superficial is today’s society? Decide for yourself. Ever heard of vanity sizing? Probably not. But chances are, you’ve experienced it. Remember walking into […]

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I grew up on the East Coast and have lots of family living across 10 states. I’ve had the opportunity to visit them all. I’ve swam in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and have been to all four corners of the United States, and I still find Ogden one of the most charming cities I […]

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