Articles

Community, Food & Health

Man on a mission: from Nigeria to SLC, Utah, beekeeper Adesina Daniel Oduntan shares his passion for bees and beekeeping

Adesina Daniel Oduntan is a beekeeper, author, entomologist, a German-trained queen bee breeder and an apitherapist. He is the founder and CEO of Bee-Craft Consult LLC in Salt Lake …

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Creativity

Tattoos for bees: Making a point, one tatt at a time

Let most seven-year-olds loose in Utah’s Natural History Museum and they’re bound to gravitate toward the giant dinosaur fossils of the Past Worlds exhibit or the dazzling colors a …

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Community, Connect

Stay Safe, Stay Active Streets

Salt Lake City’s transportation response to Covid-19 challenges us to reconsider what it means fora street to be “Open” In the early phases of the COVID-19 pandemic in late March, …

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Community, Connect, Resources, Think

Essential: Local libraries meet evolving needs during the pandemic

An estimated one million people pass through the doors of the Main City Library every year, logging on to the library’s public computers, checking out the latest display of new boo …

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Community, Social Justice

This time they can see our pain

Salt Lake City’s recent protests and perspectives from a young black student. You can call the protest violent. By the end, it was. But understand that when you do so, when all you …

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Community Profiles, Connect, Nature, Pets

Monica’s story

The following story is one of three collective stories (see “Community Cats” and “Meet the Cat Avenger: Julie Davis”) on feral felines and the women who love them.  One cat leads t …

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Environmental Politics

Drawdown Utah

A look at local businesses and organizations whose work is already helping reverse global warming and stem the tide of climate change. What follows is a recognition and a call to s …

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Community, Connect, Environmental Politics, Health

Citizen scientists take to the air

PurpleAir, AirU and the future of air quality monitoring. It’s the tail end of Utah’s inversion season—a time when one might assume winter’s passionate concern regarding air qualit …

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Environmental Politics, Think

Creating an economy in service to life

A shift to 100% renewable energy as we transition to a regenerative agricultural system can avert climate disaster, says global thought leader and Intermountain Sustainability Summ …

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Heal, Health

Our mattress obsession

Shopping therapy may (or may not) cure your sleep woes In young adulthood, when we first move out on our own and most of our possessions can fit in our cars, a mattress is a weight …

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Heal, Health, Science

Sleep, medication and Alzheimer’s

A team of USU researchers find curious correlations “The last few months of her life my dad would simply hug me and thank me for the visit. Words I exchanged with my mom soon were …

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