Nickels, dimes, arms and legs

This January, I will enter my tenth year of college. Yes, you read correctly, ten years in school. So believe me when I say that I, more than anyone, hate how much school costs, and all of the associated fees. Tuition, lab fees, student fees, and that damn $400 book that is specific to the […]

How to avoid getting iced on the road this winter

Brace yourselves; winter driving is coming. As if Utah drivers don’t already have a horrible driving reputation, let’s throw that slippery, cold mess of snow into the mix. If you’ve ever driven in Utah during the winter months—which, let’s be honest, can range anywhere from October to April and sometimes even longer in the Beehive […]

Why being a Wolverine is objectively better than being a Cougar

The best and worst of being a student at UVU Over the last ten years, I have had solid experiences at most of the universities and colleges in the state, from enrollment to being a part of college student government. Through those experiences, I’ve been able to evaluate which schools are awesome, and which ones […]

Utah’s Stake in Multi-Level Marketing

Utah’s Stake in Multi-Level Marketing

If you live in Utah, chances are you’ve been approached at least once by an Independent Business Owner (IBO), what most Multi-Level Marketing businesses (MLMs) call their social networkers. Jon Taylor of the Consumer Awareness Institute in Utah, disperses the truth about the density of MLMs in our state. He writes on his website, MLM-theTRUTH.com, […]

Being indispensable in the work place

Being indispensable in the work place

We live in a world of huge businesses and corporations that are changing rapidly and growing larger, and it all doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Our modern workforce has changed over the years and we have been trained into believing that the best way to earn a living is based off Seth Godin’s belief […]

Embrace the nuance

Embrace the nuance

The way the controversy involving the LDS handbook was framed, it’s understandable that people reacted to the news the way they did. Those who were outraged bring up legitimate points, but I can’t help but feel that the general public’s reaction was disproportionate to the news received. It’s nothing new that the LDS church doesn’t […]

Coming home to no home

Coming home to no home

The Utah Valley housing crisis The LDS Church lowered the minimum age for missionary service October 2012 from 19 to 18 for men and from 21 to 19 for women. This resulted in a swift increase of missionaries from 58,990 at the time of the announcement to the current 85,147. The change certainly made ripples […]

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