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Scuba diving in Utah? Yes — take the plunge

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When you think of scuba diving, Utah isn't the first place that comes to mind.  However, this summer I decided to take scuba lessons and get my open water dive certification —. something you could do too.  The first time you take a breath under water is a life-changing experience. I...


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Ever think about size of pencil lead?

TX. Pencils

Writing is a form of self-expression, and the tool we choose to write with, though seemingly insignificant, is part of our identity. Just like handwriting, word choice and phrasing, the medium in which the text is written can be part of understanding the writer. Everybody has their own preference...


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UNICEF, other projects, can change kids' lives

TX. United Nations

What if teenagers had the power to change the world? That would be pretty amazing, don’t you think? Now, what if I told you we do?  Pretty amazing, indeed. Sometimes we think that in order to make a significant difference, huge effort is required. After all, we don’t have...


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The TX. 10: Best things about fall

TX. Corn Maze

1. Anticipation of snow 2. Jumping in leaves 3. Cooler nights 4. Harvests from gardens 5. Fall holidays 6. Corn mazes 7. Pumpkin carving 8. Apple cider 9. Sweater season 10. Vibrant colors — Sierra Clark, Venture High


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Bottom Line trivia

TX. Dice

The dots on dice are officially called pips.


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Brush up your Shakespeare at Utah contest

TX. Shakespeare

**Editor’s note: The original version of this story included an incorrect name of the founder of the Utah Shakespeare Festival and an incorrect founding date. The Standard-Examiner regrets the errors. To be or not to be, that is the question. And if all the world’s a stage, then Cedar...


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'La La Land' revives joy of old-time musicals

TX. "La La Land"

The catchy musical numbers, the enchanting narratives and the captivating romances are only the beginning of what makes classic Hollywood musicals such delights to watch again and again. The genuine nature of musicals, and their subtle, yet crucial, messages give each of us a reason to escape our...


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College a new way of learning that will 'blow your mind'

TX. College

Transitioning from going to school in a “small” building like Syracuse High School to a huge university campus has been a big change. As a recent high school graduate, I’m now figuring out a whole new way of going to school on the college scene, and the size of the campus is just...


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Bottom Line trivia

TX. Denali

Alaska boasts 17 of the 20 highest peaks in the United States, including Denali, or Mount McKinley, the highest point in North America at 20,320 feet.


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The TX. 10: Best abstract artists

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1. Jackson Pollock 2. Wassily Kandinsky 3. Piet Mondrian 4. Willem de Kooning 5. Kazmir Malevich 6. Karel Appel 7. Helen Frankenthaler 8. Joan Miro 9. Mark Rothko 10. Robert Motherwell — Cathy Taylor, Syracuse High


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