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Herbert’s new COVID mandates and student’s views

An infographic of Governor Herbert's new mandate and the possible fine.
December 2, 2020

As of Sunday, November 8, 2020, Governor Herbert announced new COVID mandates. The new mandates include limited social gatherings, a statewide mask mandate, and a hold on extracurricular activities. The...

Living a life of war

Picture of Black Lives Matter symbol over the American Flag.
October 15, 2020

“Police have killed 826 people in 2020,” stated Mapping Police Violence. “Black people have been 28% of those killed by police in 2020 despite being only 13% of the population.” Police brutality...

Students mental health during a pandemic

Senior Jose Vasquez works on his schoolwork during the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 15, 2020

Covid-19 has increased the already rising mental health crisis in America. Michigan Mental Health Services (MMHS) found some suicide hotlines reaching a 300% increase in calls and many suicide prevention...

Emotion is the key in most, if not all, decisions

Yin and Yang resembles the balance needed between emotion and logic.
October 1, 2020

Emotion or logic? That’s a question that has been asked multiple times, especially when it comes to decision making. Some people believe emotion should have more control over your decisions and some...

The proper use of the BITE model

Infographic of the BITE model and what the model entails.
May 6, 2020

Knowing the history of Utah, it is no surprise that nearly 77% of the population has a religious affiliation of some kind. It has been a part of Utah culture since it was admitted to the union. Depending...

10 books to read during quarantine

A collage of the ten books listed below to help people get through quarantine.
April 29, 2020

During this trying time, teenagers need a distraction to keep them from going insane while they’re all trapped inside the house. One of the best ways to do that is to read! Here are ten books that were...

What is caffeine and what does it do?

Two Starbucks drinks displayed to show the use of caffeine in people's lives and to show how easy it is to buy caffeinated beverages.
February 18, 2020

What exactly is caffeine? Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant. It is the world's most widely consumed psychoactive drug. Unlike many other psychoactive substances, it is legal and unregulated...

What arranged marriage really is

A man and woman's golden wedding rings sit across from each other and between them, a black, bold question mark.
November 21, 2019

A long-standing tradition, one viewed with much controversy, is arranged marriage. Arranged marriages have been around since ancient times and are practiced worldwide. It wasn’t until the 18th century...

Best way to win love; advice from teachers

Taylorsville High art teacher Nicole Lavely with her husband.
November 19, 2019

High school is the time for students to experience relationships and often, the students believe they’ll be with someone forever. Now the question is how do we win love?  Psychologist Gleb Tsipursky...

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