Love is all you need: in a relationship

February 12, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes This year I’ve got a sweetheart, a valentine, and it’s our first Valentine’s Day together. He bought two tickets for the ballet and made a dinner reservation in the city. I have plans for a nice dress and lipstick. I’m exactly where everyone will tell you you’re supposed to be on Valentine’s Day, and it […]

Disengaged learning

October 21, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes With all the advantages to education at UVU, it seems like a lot of students aren’t paying attention Nicola Pritchett | Production Manager | @xnicolajudith  On Tuesday morning I showed up to class with a dead laptop. Robbed of my screen, I pulled a barely-used notebook from my backpack and sat down with a ballpoint […]


April 11, 2014

Reading Time: 4 minutes I walked into Temptasian 15 minutes before closing, a dangerous time to review a restaurant. Generally, employees are tired, the chef is working half-heartedly and the food is less than fresh. Fortunately, the woman who greeted me was friendly and addressed me by name (I had called my order in a few minutes earlier). My […]

Melty Way: grilled cheese gourmet

April 4, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes American Fork is no mecca of fine foods. Until recently, the Northern-most end of Utah county had little more than an Applebees and a Chilis to choose from. But it seems the growth of gourmet start-ups in Provo has spread North.   Though I’ve never considered myself much a of a grilled-cheese fan, Melty Way […]

Saturday’s Shows

March 28, 2014

Reading Time: < 1 minute The New Electric Sound with Mad Max and The Wild Ones and Mister Smith at Velour, Provo 8pm – $8 RSVP Check out The New Electric Sound here.  Check out Mad Max and The Wild Ones here. Check out Mister Smith here.      Songwriter Showdown finals at Muse Music, Provo 8pm – $5 RSVP […]

Microwave-free 10-minute lunch

March 20, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is the perfect easy snack to help you pretend like the semester is over and you’re lounging in the warmth of the sun, buying fresh produce from a farmer’s market. It’s simple and quick to make, and it comes free from the shame of microwaving something frozen.   Supplies Any kind of pan Any […]

5 Tips for shooting shows

February 13, 2014

Reading Time: 5 minutes  #1. Shoot at the widest possible aperture. It’s easiest to think of the aperture (F-stop setting) on a DSLR as the pupil of your eye. In bright light it must contract to keep too much light from flooding in. Likewise, in the dark it expands to its maximum circumference to glean any light that it […]

The quest for the best Indian cuisine

February 7, 2014

Reading Time: 6 minutes With empty stomachs and a hankering for curry, four intrepid foodies embarked on a search to find the best Indian food in Provo. They trekked into the heart of downtown and found their way to Bombay House—whose reputation had long been known to locals—and India Palace—their scrappy competitor. They took their place in the midst […]

The Wild Zucchini Grill

January 29, 2014

Reading Time: 6 minutes When I pulled up to The Wild Zucchini Grill last Wednesday afternoon I was expecting a struggling startup. Only having been open a few months, I imagined that the little corner restaurant would still be trying to get its legs under it. That’s not at all what I found. I was surprised as soon as […]