Articles

Social Justice

Human Dignity in the Face of Conflict

Photography, video and drawings tell stories of Indigenous Peoples and refugees. When the images of the Syrian refugee crisis splashed across news and social media outlets two year …

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Beverages

A Utahn invented Peru’s national drink: The Pisco Sour

Local history. “In Morris’ Bar I ordered a pisco sour. It tasted like a pleasant soft drink and I ordered another, to which the bartender objected, informing me that one was usuall …

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How to view the eclipse

You could watch the reflection in water (like the ancients did!), or a reflection from a mirror cast on a wall (don’t look at the mirror), or use an old pair of binoculars to cast …

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Nature

Enjoy the Totality

How and why you should see the Great American Eclipse this month. Where were you when…?” is a question that usually refers to a shock that binds humanity. One such event will be th …

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Community Profiles, Connect, Environmental Politics, Politics, Think

On the road with BLM paleontologist Alan Titus

  An open letter to Secretary Zinke For five hours I drove from Capitol Hill, in Salt Lake City, through the same famous redrock landscapes you flew over—Bryce Canyon, Kodachr …

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Community Profiles, Connect, Mindfulness

University of Utah opens new mindfulness clinic

Many mindfulness meditation centers are studying what seems to have become the great hope of alternative medicine. But here in Salt Lake City, we may now have not only the newest, …

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Mindfulness, Spirituality & Mysticism

Mindfulness is a simple practice of awareness.

Here’s how to begin: 1. Notice how you are feeling. If you feel a slight breeze, go into the feeling. If you feel achy, notice every nuance of the ache, then notice something else. …

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Community Profiles, Connect, Expand, Mindfulness, Spirituality & Mysticism

An awakening in Salt Lake healthcare?

University of Utah opens new mindfulness clinic Eric looks on as Michael Riquino and Sarah Priddy, UofU social work PhD students,experiment in the lab. Many mindfulness meditation …

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Community, Garden, Local Harvest, Nature

Register your hive

Got a beehive? Join the club Here are some good reasons to register your beehive with the state. No apiary is too big or too small to be registered. You’ll get up-to-date info on d …

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Outdoor

People Power

Whirlwind downtown tour in a pedicab. I took my first bike taxi ride this weekend. My friend Jeff invited me to see where he works at Salt City Cycle Cab. So I did. Jeff’s been wor …

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Community

So You Think You Know about GREENbike?

The behind-the- scenes story of Salt Lake’s downtown bike share program. You may have seen them before, those green bikes parked on the long racks downtown, peddled by tourists tot …

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