February 22, 2017
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VIDEO: HEBFF Staff Remembers Howard Butt, Jr.

On September 13, the staff of the H. E. Butt Family Foundation gathered to remember Howard Butt, Jr. The Foundation’s Director of Video, Nate Clarke, put together a compilation of those memories. The first (and only) time I met Howard Butt was on my first visit to Laity Lodge. “Met” may […]
December 6, 2016
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Cool Hunting Success: Adobe Creative Jam

I want to be an expert cool hunter. Some may call it an addiction to the Internet, but I call it curiosity. I love getting lost in a rabbit hole and showing others what I find. To be a cool hunter, you must have patience, determination, and be willing to throw […]
November 22, 2016
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How to Achieve LLYC Fame

One of my most favorite parts of this internship so far has been the opportunity to work on video projects. My video career began at LLYC during summer 2013. I think video editing and filming is one way I experience flow. I love the way video allows me to go capture […]
November 1, 2016
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Best 50 Years of Your Life: LLYC 50 Year Reunion Recap

Without fail, my sister and I cry every time we watch The H. E. Butt Family Foundation Legacy Project. A few weeks ago, we were sitting on the couch in my living room and, just to be cruel, I played the excerpt that makes her cry: When Rudy Sosa speaks about […]
November 1, 2016
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Our Top Four Top Fives

If you have a Facebook account, you have probably wasted your time with read your share of BuzzFeed “Top List” articles like Hedgehog with a Thing that Looks like a Hedgehog. Something about these posts makes you want to complete the list and scroll down to the last picture of the last hedgehog. Recently, Nate […]
October 6, 2016
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Yes! You Snapchat in the River!

Just a year ago while I was a senior at UT, I presented to 30 of my peers who were eagerly waiting for me to slip up. My job? Convince a hypothetical television network why they should invest millions of dollars gaining back live viewership with photos that disappear after […]
September 21, 2016
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Where Staff Meetings Happen on Stand Up Paddle Boards

I was terrified when LLYC Echo Valley Director Karla Heath said in a very serious tone, “Peyton … I need to talk to you about something, but it’s going to take awhile so let me know when you’re available today.” What could it be, I wondered. Is she going to scold […]