Chef / Owner of The Tortilla Bar.

November 12, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes Meet Sam Oteo. A visionary man with a small beginning. The Tortilla Bar in south Orem is the bi-product of his hard work and a piece of his dream with an amazing back story. Oteo was born in Mexico, but moved with his family shortly after to California. He had a visa, but wasn’t able […]


September 24, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes Divorce attorneys reported that social media has skyrocketed as a leading factor of marital problems over the last few years. In fact, recent studies have shown that one-third of divorces in 2011 were “caused or influenced” by Facebook. But, after doing some Facebook surveys and study on the matter, I attest that Facebook does not […]

Guns: Cause or Solution?

July 30, 2012

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Colorado shooting that occurred at the final Batman movie premiere has many people debating the controversial issue of gun control. This argument suggests that having gun rights and ownership not only reduces crime, but in some cases stops it.

Is college a waste of time?

July 2, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes I had a debate with a friend recently. The topic in question was whether a college degree is valid or necessary in today’s society. The friend argued that employers aren’t interested in a diploma as much as they are experience. My friend hasn’t gone to college, and he landed an amazing job as a film […]

Keith Lewis: Sharing love through an accordion

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Keith Lewis loves people. He loves to talk to them, entertain them and make them laugh. He has helped a deaf person hear, made people fall in love and brought people out of Alzheimer’s. All of this was accomplished through his accordion music.   Lewis grew up in Springville, and when he was young his […]

Getting Oriented

February 27, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes   The scent of ginger wafts through the air. Dim lights hover above tables and glow in the dark wooden floor. The décor, as well as the cuisine, is a masterful blend of modern and traditional aesthetics.   Sora Asian Dining, owned and operated by David and June Kang, opened its doors for the first […]