Just walking away

Just walking away

Illustration by Trevor Robertson Graduation ceremonies bore me to tears. I have sat through my two older brothers’ college graduations, my oldest brother twice for his Bachelors and Masters degrees. Every single time I would promise myself, and my poor family, that I...
R-rated movies for everyone

R-rated movies for everyone

I recently watched “12 Years a Slave.” It was violent, graphic and filled with language that may be argued as offensive. It was also incredibly moving, beautiful and transformative. I was speaking with a friend about the movie and how some scenes made me turn away and...
The culture of pseudo-communication

The culture of pseudo-communication

Even more annoying than the oblivious herd of college students taking up the hallway is the lone student, walking as slow as molasses, neck craned down to stare at her phone and text. Or Facebook, or Instagraming a picture of her feet. It’s more annoying because at...
Ordain Women’s non-protest protest

Ordain Women’s non-protest protest

Photo credit: Deseret News The Ordain Women organization is nothing new. For the past however long, this group has been asking church leaders for the ordination of women to the priesthood. For their next move, OW is asking for admittance into the Priesthood session of...