Recent Articles by Laura Marostica
Published: Sunday, July 22, 2012 12:00 am MDT
In the hours since the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colo., details about the life of the suspected gunman, 24-year-old James Holmes, and his motives remain obscure.
Published: Friday, June 22, 2012 12:00 am MDT
This weekend, a teenage girl joins the ranks of Pixar heroes — alongside an old man in a floating house, a superhero gone to seed, a robot, a car, a toy cowboy, a monster, an insect, a fish and a rat.
Published: Friday, June 15, 2012 12:00 am MDT
The first seven spots of the top ten midnight records are held by movies based on young adult novels: Harry, followed by three episodes of the "Twilight" series, then two more Harry adventures, and finally "The...
Published: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:00 am MDT
The cost of groceries crept up in the Salt Lake Valley this month. Despite significant price cuts on a number of supermarket staples, a cart full of popular items, a tank of gas and a weekend outing was just un...
Published: Friday, May 25, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Researchers investigating the content of films, especially romantic comedies, are finding that love as depicted has very little to do with real life. Marriage is often portrayed as entirely distinct from romanc...
Published: Sunday, May 20, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Stokes' willingness to speak her mind has shaped her career, her relationships and her faith. In Chicago or Salt Lake City, as a public health professional or a volunteer, within her LDS congregation or right h...
Published: Monday, May 7, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Online dating is a modern paradox. Once widely considered a tactic only for the socially inept, exploring romantic possibilities online has slowly but surely made its way into mainstream American culture. But w...
Published: Friday, April 27, 2012 8:38 am MDT
New research from the site CareerBuilder found that more than one third of companies surveyed use social networking sites to check out job candidates.
Published: Monday, April 16, 2012 10:27 am MDT
With the centennial anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the event has re-emerged as a talking point in the media and an enduring public fascination.
Published: Friday, April 13, 2012 11:14 am MDT
In keeping with the Mormon moment, missionaries serving in Uganda were observed and asked about their day-to-day life and their goals, during their mission and after it.