Linda Strasburg: InterViews & InterActions

Utah's longest-running female radio personality

Erica Hammon: Strategies for Student Engagement

"If I can go to college, you can go to college"

Elisa Stone: How to Write for Change

Community Writing Center workshop turns political rants into meaningful missives

Allison Carr: Hoping to Get Chance to Try New MS Treatment

Chicago hospital only place using HSCT for MS
After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013 ...

Ransom Wydner of Operation Voltron

Local musicians cover Christmas tunes for The Road Home
For too many in Salt Lake City, the holidays can be a time of struggle to stay warm and fed. Wanting to make a difference, Ransom Wydner, frontman for local bands Zodiac Empire and King Niko, has collaborated in recent years with other local musicians ...

Drones for Sale

Rocky Mountain Unmanned Systems has products, guidance for businesses and folks who want what a drone can offer
Drones have something of a sinister reputation—How many is Obama watching us with right now? What if a CIA drone crashes into the drone carrying my new toaster?—but hey, wouldn't it be fun to have your own?

Art Adoption Founder Josh Scheuerman

Event boosts artists, brings consumers close to local art
Longtime doodler Josh Scheuerman is always in search of a creative outlet, whether that be skateboarding, snowboarding, graphic design or, more recently, painting.

A Year of Living Virtuously

Writing experiment became more for Teresa Jordan
In 1726, when he was 20, Benjamin Franklin created a list of 13 virtues to live by in order to build his character, including sincerity, frugality and temperance.

NaNoWriMo: The Final Push

First-timer Katie McEntire shares novel-writing tips
Katie McEntire, a content writer for an Ogden-based online media company, has always enjoyed creative writing, but the professional path into technical writing seemed like a less scary choice.

Always Learning SLC Returns

Volunteer group teaches dumpster diving and other life skills
Like many other Free Skools, Always Learning is run entirely by volunteers, who aim to share life skills and build community involvement.

University Service Coalition's Natalie Blanton

U Hunger Banquet provides forum to discuss Utah's hunger issues
Every day, 25,000 people die of hunger—more than from tuberculosis, malaria and AIDS combined.

Humans of Salt Lake City

Local photo blog inspired by Humans of New York
Inspired by the beloved Humans of New York photo blog, Mike started the Humans of Salt Lake City Facebook page, where he's been presenting stories and photos of Salt Lakers for more than a year.

Michael Fenton of Ogden's Ben Lomond Hotel

Restoring the historic (and possibly haunted) hotel
October is busy at Ogden's historic Ben Lomond Hotel, where the curious come for a frightful night's sleep (or wakefulness).

Mormons and the Media

Symposium explores relationship between LDS Church, social media and journalism
The Mormon Moment may have officially passed, but the Mormon Media Studies Symposium carries on. The event, in its third iteration, looks at the relationship between the media and Mormonism, including the recent decree of Elder David A. Bednar for church members to "flood the earth with gospel messages of truth."

Janalee Tobias: Still Fighting

Author of new children's book still making waves
Janalee Tobias is a conservative Mormon housewife who's outspoken about her love of guns. But she's even more vocal about her love of the environment and open space, to the consternation of developers, public officials and members of her own faith.

Nude Photography—But Not What You Think

Photographer Trevor Christensen strips down for subjects
"It started out as a joke. Then it kind of morphed into this idea of vulnerability and how the power is inherently in the photographer. I thought by [me] being naked, they would feel less vulnerable and more open ...

Moab Pride Growing

Director hopes to make rural festival a "destination pride"
Since its 2011 debut, the Moab Pride Festival has nearly doubled its attendance numbers, and is expecting at least 1,000 people to join this year's celebration (Sept. 26-27) ...

Liz Galloway of Merco Local

Utah-based subscription box opening storefront
Merco Local was founded in 2013 to support local businesses with online matters and a Utah subscription box. The company is opening a storefront in Holladay and celebrating the store and Merco's anniversary with a Sept. 20 party.


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