Issue Date: December 2015


Editor’s Notebook

In October, Pax Rasmussen wrote about CATALYST receiving a special status from the State of Utah, the L3C (low profit/limited liability corporation). This means we have

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Heavenly Beans

Utah is at a pivotal moment in chocolate-related history: We are about to unseat Oregon from their premier position in having the highest per-capita number

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Nalini Nadkarni

Tree biologist Nalini Nadkarni moves easily across her University of Utah lab on this cold, early winter morning, showing no signs of the trauma her

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The Numbers Game

Human beings aren’t great at incorporating information that goes against feeling or “common sense.” We’re afraid of the wrong things. Like, all of the wrong

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Rude Awakening

The holidays, for me, are best defined by the season’s many libations. Egg nog. Wassail. Hot apple cider with rum. Dark clove and nutmeg stouts.

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Happy LOCAL Holidays

We invite you to support CATALYST this holiday season by patronizing the businesses that support us — they are who allow us to keep publishing!

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