Spring 2017 - Health and Wellness Issue

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  By Charlotte Fife-Jepperson / Photos by Charlotte Fife-Jepperson The Sorenson Multicultural Center has been…
by Michael Evans / Photos by Michael Evans Sugar Space thrived as a performing arts…
by William Cogsgrove, MD We all worry about toxic exposures in our environment. Will air…
by Dan Potts Most people dislike spiders. Maybe they just look too spooky with their…
By Nigel Swaby For many Americans, tax season is a mandatory reminder to review their…
By Dan Potts The American Kestrel, often referred to as the sparrow hawk, rarely hunts…
by Jade Sarver Did you know that people with more social ties have been found…
by Becki Church I was driving home on August 5, 2016 after picking up my…
 Real Food Rising, Green Urban Lunchbox and Salt Lake City are partnering to bring the…
By Charlotte Fife-Jepperson When Faisal Wahid first moved to Utah in 2015, he didn’t know…
by Atticus Agustin We live in noisy world. The typical workday consists of bustling traffic,…
By Jason Stevenson “Do you have any questions?” That’s how most doctors and nurses end…
Good health is something we all wish for, but sometimes take for granted. Our health…
By Elizabeth Gamarra / Photos by David Ricketts Gay Dawn Pinnecoose grew up in Wyoming…
By Sarah Kappos / Photo by David Ricketts "What will I do now that I…
March 06, 2017

FAREPAY offers reduced public transit fares

By Elias Flores, Heidi Steed, and Alexander Barton Many people who ride public transit in…
March 06, 2017

Common Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus

by Dan Potts The muskrat is a very common medium-sized, semi-aquatic rodent found in western…
March 06, 2017

‘Trickle Up’ politics: change begins in our neighborhood

by Nigel Swaby National elections receive a lot of attention and money yet don’t impact…
March 06, 2017

Tax season is upon us

By Sonia Cordero There are a lot of changes this year concerning income tax. While…
March 06, 2017

Group hopes to empower New Americans through storytelling

By Elizabeth Gamarra The WAVES Project was born in 2016 through the Westside Leadership Institute…
March 06, 2017

Growing up immersed in diversity

By Atticus Agustin In today’s tumultuous socio-political climate, diversity is at the forefront of political…
March 06, 2017

Recognizing our differences can strengthen community

By Amy Jordan As anxious children wait outside the cafeteria doors for breakfast at our…
March 06, 2017

Pursuing my ‘American Dream’

By Lilliana Ceceña My mother moved my four siblings and me to Salt Lake City,…
March 06, 2017

Cooking ancient, traditional food for modern-day health

by Jaehee Yi I was born and raised in Korea. I started cooking, I mean…
March 06, 2017

Maintaining healthy cooking and eating traditions

by Gabriela Serrás, interpreted by José Bernardo Fanjúl and Charlotte Fife-Jepperson When I was a…
March 06, 2017

Emerging leaders work together to improve their communities

By Charlotte Fife-Jepperson The keynote speaker at the Fall 2016 Westside Leadership Institute (WLI) graduation…
March 06, 2017

From the Editor

Salt Lake City’s west side is home to a great variety of ethnicities and cultures;…
March 06, 2017

Micro-aggression and the bigger picture

By Gabriella Huggins “Wow, you’re so articulate,” notes a pleasantly surprised classmate, implying that I…
March 05, 2017

Chunga’s: a taste of Mexico City on the Wasatch Front

By Judy Rohner If you have been searching for a local restaurant that serves mouth-watering…
March 05, 2017

Utah Bosniaks open doors and minds

By Chris Ginzton It’s a busy Saturday morning in December for the Islamic Society of…
March 05, 2017

Understanding Our Diversity

Many west Salt Lake City residents participated in the March for Refugees at the Utah…
October 12, 2016

River Encounters

Falling in love with nature By Meher Ayesha After falling in love with city skylines…
October 12, 2016

If you build it, what will come?

by Dan Potts The first wildlife article I wrote for The West View was titled:…