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It’s back-to-school time, and we are being inundated with a flood of news articles about whether or not a college degree is “worth it.” Do you need one to get a good job? Are there better options such as trade schools or online certifications? What about apprenticeships? It seems as if every…

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OGDEN — Teachers at Shadow Valley Elementary welcomed back students on the first day of school in Ogden School District by presenting each student with a lei as they entered their classrooms Monday morning. There were also “aloha” photo booths, Principal Suzanne Bolar said.

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It’s almost back-to-school time. For the most part, Utah’s corps of thinly compensated, but well-trained, professional and dedicated educators will soon welcome our youth, and for the next nine months, will spend approximately half their weekdays’ time with them. But what about the other hal…

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Nine years ago, I took a group of approximately 50 students to tour Topaz, the Japanese internment camp, located in Delta, Utah. Opened in 1942, the camp forced internees to complete construction, including raising the barbed wire fence along the perimeter of the camp — the same fence that w…

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Words matter. And some of the most important words you’ll use will be the ones to guard your money, data and privacy. Choosing a set of strong passwords is probably more important than you realize.

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Feeling left out or overlooked at work causes more harm than being on the receiving end of abusive behavior, according to recent research conducted by Utah State associate professor of management and associate dean of academic affairs Merideth Thompson, in cooperation with researchers at Bay…

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An unlikely candidate for president of the United States, Marianne Williamson, recently announced that in our current tumultuous political climate, her goal would be to fight hate with love. The pundits made fun of her. I wonder why. Have we as a society become so cynical that idealism is a …

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As a nation stumbling toward humanity, we recognize change is often slow to come and even slower to be accepted. Fifty-five years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, preventing employment discrimination due to race, color, sex, religion or national origin. T…