Category: Press Columns

A year that has molded my future

Coming off a hiatus of who knows how long, I decided to write another column. I’m sorry, subscribers, I knew you thought I was done but I had some things on my mind. I was sitting at my desk… or…

The shoe’s on the other foot

I’ve never considered myself much of a disciplinarian but after a third of my year was taken up watching my dad at the University of Utah hospital, I’ve perfected the art… I like to think. Dating back to when I…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

There is nothing better than October, November and December; so much is going on in that time. There’s playoff baseball, and even though my Red Sox are as far out of the picture as possible, I still love watching America’s…

The perks of living in a small town

Through my years I always planned on moving to a big city, ideally Boston. Being a die hard Red Sox and Celtics fan it was the perfect location. I fell in love with those two teams and city when I…

No dancing on the job

There are moments at The Press where I have some useful time on my hands, open area and some music to get me going. I like to break out in random dance sometimes and according to Debbie, that is not…

No more prayer circles

I don’t know whether I feel guiltier because my friends were concerned I was going to die or because my family thought the same thing. It’s also even more embarrassing because for the first two months after I suffered the…

Out with the old, in with the new

I finally got my own column. I think my next project is getting my own desk. I don’t quite have my own station to work at now that Brett is back from his self-proclaimed two month vacation. I never expected…

Back by Popular Demand*

by Preston Crompton *My Mom and Robert. All joking aside, I really appreciate all the compliments I have received from friends and family on my columns. The reassurance is always welcomed. I also am going to take part of my…

Good Guys Always Win

by Preston Crompton Last week I went to the movies while staying in American Falls for a couple of days working at The Press. It was The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Watching the movie I felt unsatisfied because everyone knows that…

Under His Wing

by Preston Crompton Growing up I always read my father’s columns in the paper. Coming from a newspaper family I was probably a little rebellious by not reading through the whole thing but just going straight to his columns. I…