Articles

Social Justice, Think

Setting goals for authenticity and accountability in allyship and toward racial justice

Author’s Note: The heinous murders of black people in our country have named the evil of racism and how it exists under the guise of white supremacy in the nation broadly, in our h …

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Eat, Food & Health

A Letter To My Sourdough Starter

It’s been weeks now that I’ve sat you out on my counter, started to feed you daily, and begun to work you closely into my routine. I’m writing to say that your performance has exce …

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Eat, Recipes

How To Make Sourdough Bread: A Basic Recipe

 Instructions (This recipe is based on one given to me by an old college professor. Originally, it is based on a recipe from Chad Robertson’s famous Tartine books) Time: Two days Y …

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Creativity, Live, Style

Physical* Distancing Activities, Staff Picks: Tips and suggestions for abiding the tide of isolation (Part 4).

We live in a culture that constantly bombards us with inducements to buy and accumulate products and widgets of all sorts, but could the current pause to our normal bustle of busin …

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Live, Love, Memoir

And We, Online, Rejoice with You

“I don’t feel so good,” hits differently when heard aloud during a global pandemic. When my boyfriend approached me with his hand on his forehead during day 13 of our 14-day window …

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Community, Connect, Creativity, Live

How to Politely Decline an Invitation to Gather During COVID-19 (Plus, a note on quarantine-friendly alternatives and Zoom etiquette)

Social etiquette in the days of the coronavirus pandemic is changing. No more handshakes, no more hugs, no more clinking glasses together during a group cheers. The new polite thin …

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Creativity, Heal, Live

Physical* Distancing Activities, Staff Picks: Tips and suggestions for abiding the tide of isolation (Part 3).

Countries across the globe are in the midst of nationwide lockdowns to fight the spread of coronavirus. While the world’s most infected country, the US, has no such national-level …

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Creativity, Heal, Live

Physical* Distancing Activities, Staff Picks: Tips and suggestions for abiding the tide of isolation (Part 2).

It has been just over a week now since the state issued a prohibition on gatherings of more than 10 people, excepting essential services. For many of us, it has been even longer si …

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Business, Community, Connect

Closed and cancelled

In an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus there has been a blitz of shutdowns both statewide and locally. Beginning at 11pm on Monday, restaurants and bars in Salt Lake Co …

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Creativity, Heal, Live

Physical* Distancing Activities, Staff Picks: Tips and suggestions for abiding the tide of isolation.

Enforcing distance between one another is a proven way to slow pandemics. But the time spent in isolation can also be lonely, demotivating and, without some decent reading, listeni …

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Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Social Justice

CATALYST at Sundance 2020: Acasă, My Home

Journalist Radu Ciorniciuc set out to make his first film documentary. Four years later, he was leading an entire social project. In this year’s World Documentary Special Jury awar …

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Arts, Enjoy, Technology

Conquer Monster Interview – Preview of Nov. 8-9 Illuminate Show

Conquer Monster is an electronic synthwave, sci-fi music and multimedia duo heavily involved in the Salt Lake City local arts scene. Originally conceived as a music venture alone, …

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Alternative Therapies, Health

Ketamine: This drug may finally change the way we study depression

On a recent drive to the Home Depot on 2100 South, a billboard with simple blocked letters caught my eye. “Fight Depression, KetamineSLC.com.” I had to look twice. Fight depression …

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Community, Connect

The Trauma of Transformation: Paisley Rekdal’s “Nightingale”

Utah’s poet laureate reads poems next week in Salt Lake City. “Once, I was afraid of being changed. Now that is finished. The lynx has me in its eye, I am already diminished.” …

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Expand, Nature

Re-imagining Nature: A conversation with Julia Corbett

In Out of the Woods: Seeing Nature in the Everyday (University of Nevada, September 2018), Julia Corbett invites her readers to reimagine nature by changing where and how we see it …

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