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  • Simeon All Access | Breaking down Jabari Parker's college options

    Simeon All Access | Breaking down Jabari Parker's college options
    His father has said it's between Duke and Michigan State. Jabari Parker countered by saying recently that there still were five schools in contention for his oral commitment. The world will find out at 3 p.m. Thursday where the Simeon senior has decided...
  • Geography determines justice for Scout abuse victims

    Ron Morgan and Kerry Lewis grew up in adjoining states — one in Idaho, the other in Oregon. Both belonged to Boy Scout troops during the 1980s, and decades later, both alleged in lawsuits that the Scouts failed to protect them and other boys...
  • Chan Lowe: The Mormons and posthumous baptism

    Chan Lowe: The Mormons and posthumous baptism
    First, I would like to give credit to my esteemed colleague, editorial writer Gary Stein, who planted the seed by posing the question, “I wonder what the Mormons would think if Jews performed posthumous circumcisions.” I couldn’t...
  • Is secularism a threat to religious freedom?

    Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
  • In Theory: Honor code violation -- making the punishment fit the crime

    Q. Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
  • On Faith: What's in a name?

    A name is the means by which we are identified. In the olden days, many times the name took the form of one's origin or occupation: Joseph the carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth, Joan of Arc. In Scandinavian genealogy, we run across patronymics. A son or...
  • Raising Cain: HBO's 'Mildred Pierce' goes by the book

    When trimming a household budget, premium cable is an easy expense to cut. Hold on to your HBO, though. Its "Mildred Pierce" miniseries, premiering March 27 and spread out over three Sundays, is worth it. Kate Winslet turns in a sublime performance as...
  • Classically Trained: Singing on a high note at the Segerstrom Center

    The Mormon church's tradition of music, particularly vocal performance, is as strong as any. President Ronald Reagan dubbed the Mormon Tabernacle Choir "America's Choir." It counts Emmys and Grammys among its accomplishments and an extensive library of...
  • 'The Book of Mormon' lands 14 Tony Award nominations

    'The Book of Mormon' lands 14 Tony Award nominations
    "The Book of Mormon" — the irreverent Broadway musical from the creators of TV's "South Park" — led the Tony Award nominations Tuesday with 14 nods, including best musical. The satirical comedy about a pair of bumbling Mormon missionaries on a...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Plugging along on his way to the primary

    From Canyon To Cove: Plugging along on his way to the primary
    Fred Karger is on a roll. He says last week he was the first presidential candidate to personally file for the New Hampshire primary. Then he learned that his nemeses, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and ProtectMarriage.com, lost a federal...
  • 10/26/2011-Mitt Running In The Wrong Direction

    10/26/2011-Mitt Running In The Wrong Direction
    The thinking goes this way: If known liberals like me want Mitt Romney to be the GOP presidential nominee, then the conservatives will smell a rat and nominate someone else who doesn't stand a chance of defeating President Obama.    Of course, I'm not...