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Why the NY soda ban affects Utah

New York City officials have been pushing for an appeal to ban soda drinks over 16-ounces, however, the state’s highest court has finally denied the appeal. The proposal worked its way up to the New York State Court of Appeals after already having been denied by two lower state courts. The idea behind this proposal is […]

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Five crazy headlines

Who said crazy couldn’t be good? Here’s this week’s five crazy headlines, all with happy endings. Woman sets home on fire trying to kill spider A Kansas woman, Ginny M. Griffith, overreacted last week when she saw a spider. Her method of dealing with it, setting a pile of paper towels on fire hoping to […]

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Saying no to having kids

Since the dawn of time, it seems society has perceived women as being good for only one thing. No, I’m not talking about making sammiches. I’m talking about having children. Living in Utah, there’s a lot of pressure for young women to get married and have children. The emphasis on family, while admirable, can lead to a […]

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One morning, I sat outside the Weber State Kimberly Art Hall for an hour, impatiently tapping my fingers on a bench. I’d been outside for an hour already waiting for my mother to come pick me up and drive me to a volunteer gig. Being a carless 16-year-old NUAMES early college student who just took […]

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5. Galen Rupp breaks American record in the 10,000 meter at the Prefontaine Classic. Who is Galen Rupp? Some have called him the “Great White Hope.” He was a silver medalist in the London Olympics in the 10,000 meter run and holds American records ranging from 3,000 to 10,000 meters. Since he began being coached […]

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This is the first time I’ve taken summer classes in college. On top of that, I’m working three jobs, one of these as the opinion editor for The Signpost. I find every day is filled with juggling multiple tasks. Free time? Sleep? Non-existent. Needless to say, I am feeling overwhelmed. I find myself daydreaming about […]

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