Category: Columns

Flowers and memorabilia are piled on Robin Williams Hollywood Walk of Fame star in Los Angeles after his apparent suicide. Mental health issues are pervasive in our current culture (Robert Gauthier/ McClatchy Tribune Information Services)

Mental health a serious public concern

Earlier this month comedian and actor Robin Williams, known for his roles in “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Dead’s Poet’s Society” and “Aladdin,” committed suicide. His death resulted in many...

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No one mourns the wicked

I recently saw “Wicked” for the second time at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City. The first time I saw the Broadway musical, which presents an...