For the Love of Poetry: Speak for Yourself Open Mic

October 5, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Enliten Bakery & Cafe hosts a creative writing open mic every Thursday at 7:30 p.m., which Marianne Hales Harding, a co-founder of Speak for Yourself Open Mic, founded as a venue for creative writers to share their pieces in Utah County four and a half years ago. “We wanted to have this venue for people […]

Live on wild side and read a banned book

October 16, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many of us can agree that breaking the rules can be more exciting than keeping the rules, such as watching the speed dial go higher in a car or jaywalking. So, it is no surprise we, as rebellious U.S. citizens, celebrate banned books week. Breaking the rules and reading a banned book is exciting . […]

The rediscovery of reading

September 21, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes Admit it, no matter how much you may say you hate it, reading is a good thing. Studies have shown that reading on a daily basis can slow the progress of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Like a muscle, your brain needs regular exercise and reading is one of the best ways to get that exercise. Reading […]

Book Review of Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas

January 30, 2012

Reading Time: < 1 minute Book Choice: “Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas” by Chuck Klosterman (bestselling author and essayist focusing on American pop culture)   Review: Branden Rosenlof, co-host of the 100 Block Podcast highlighted in this week’s issue of the V, says he tries to dig beneath the surface when interviewing musicians. One […]