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Graduation is a great time for reflecting on our journeys here at Weber State. Photo credit: Veronica Martinez

My life is a sitcom

Makayla Martinez April 11, 2022

My life is a sitcom. No, really. My father often jokes that there must be hidden cameras somewhere recording "The Kayla Show," like the Jim Carrey movie. Some of the shenanigans I find myself subjected...

4 Easter crafts to try this weekend

April 2, 2015

There seems to be the same routine with all holiday traditions. This weekend is Easter, and parks will be filled with screaming children looking for Easter eggs while homes smell like vinegar from egg...

Awe inspiring women to receive Women of Weber awards

March 16, 2015

The Women's Center gives out Women of Weber awards to women across campus who "inspire others by her actions, but (go) unnoticed," according to Weber's website. An award is given in each category to a...

Abstract Academic: Finding a cure for Saduary-itis

January 29, 2013

If you haven’t already noticed, you’ve been feeling pretty blue this week. Don’t worry; it’s not your fault. What? You say you’ve been doing OK? Your new workout routine seems to be working? No....

Abstract Academic: The best advice is unsolicited

January 22, 2013

My mother raised me well. Well, to be more precise, my mother raised me effectively. For instance, I was always expected to hold the church door open for the old ladies trudging slowly in. If I claimed...

Abstract Academic: Baby needs to pull his weight

January 14, 2013

This week’s column was supposed to be a real tear-jerker. I had planned on recounting, moment by precious moment, the birth of my son. He was due to emerge on the 14th. Alas, you’re reading this on...

The Bungle Years: Good apartment hunting

October 4, 2012

In the five years since I have graduated from high school, I have had 27 roommates in 12 different apartments in six states. I have seen my share of rotten food, empty toilet paper rolls, and pairs of...

The Bungle Years: Sophisticated college dining

September 27, 2012

They say that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. By that definition, I must be the most insane person in the world when it comes to...

The Bungle Years: The birds and the boys

September 20, 2012

There is a staunch difference in the way a guy interacts with his guy friends and how a girl interacts with her girlfriends. Take breaking up, for example. When a girl’s boyfriend breaks up with her,...

The Bungle Years: Who's the man?

September 13, 2012

Unlike most boys, I didn’t grow up building things. I never sanded, screwed, plied or painted really anything outside of Cub Scouts. Even then, I paid one of my friends $2 to have him build my pinewood...

The Bungle Years: Wardrobe malfunctions

September 6, 2012

I’m really glad that I got married, because I really needed a stylist. I was picking out an outfit for a job interview a couple of weeks ago, and for the life of me, I couldn’t figure out which shirts...

The Bungle Years: Hawaiian honeymoon . . . be jealous

August 30, 2012

It now has been two weeks since I’ve been married. With the wedding (thankfully) over, my new wife and I were very excited to go on our honeymoon. Luckily for me, my wife is partly Hawaiian and even...

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