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Al’s a-Musing: One last lesson

There’s a certain eeriness that pervades the last weeks of an experience. I believe that life is divided up into chapters, some more noticeable in their boundaries than others. The chapters that are marked, like college, pace on with rhythm that is as hypnotizing as it is consistent. Reading a great book is a bittersweet […]

Wasatch Savage: Kalu Yala is calling

For me, this adventure started in a cubicle. It started when I landed a job in the mortgage industry as a 19-year-old and the promise of a comfortable commission tempted me away from my pursuit of education. I was a 9-to-5, business-casual teenager who soon met the beast of daily boredom. After nearly a year of […]

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Sci-Fi Heroine: Top 5 nerdy ways to beat the heat this summer

The final push of spring semester has begun. Graduates are posing for awkward pictures and feeling like dorks in their caps and gowns that they don mostly for family and friends. As graduates and those of us who will still follow the grind of school come wind down the semester, the promise of warmth and […]

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Well, here it goes, Part 2 of that thing I wrote last week and my last column here at The Signpost. To end it all, of course I’m going to talk about myself. This semester I will be completing my fourth undergraduate degree in a field that is completely not at all in the same […]

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It seems like Debbie Phelps finally convinced her son Michael to take her to Rio in 2016. The most decorated Olympian in modern history said after the 2012 Summer Olympics in London that those would be his final games. Phelps’s mother had tried to convince Michael to go again to the 2o16 Olympics in Rio […]

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As I draw near to the end of my college career, perspective clears away the haze of the past, and I begin to remember the roller-coaster ride of my undergraduate career. College has a way of transforming the things you love. As I reflect, very few of the passions, interests and “permanent” fixtures of my […]

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