Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. - George Bernard Shaw

About Alta:

I have an inordinate love of indie music, travelling, and dumb jokes. Every once in a while I think about changing this blurb, but then I realize that a truer description of myself has never been written. Email me at alta(at)

Recent answered questions:

Who is/are the best villain(s) in all of movies or TV? -My Name Here — 11 votes
What makes a smile a great smile? I have occasionally been told that I have a ... — 11 votes
Homework is for people who can't escape the system. I want to Netflix binge all day ... — 7 votes
As I write this question I'm staying up incredibly late into the night, despite being extremely ... — 8 votes
Where do you go for news? -My Name Here — 3 votes
I went to BYUI 2005-2010 and loved it!! Now I live in California. What are some ... — 6 votes
I'm hoping to get a list of which hymns in the LDS hymn book were written ... — 10 votes
In regards to questions Board Question #91557 : I believe it's clear that there is no ... — 5 votes
Why do BYU religion finals always seem to close at an earlier time compared to regular ... — 5 votes
As an incoming freshman, I'm looking for a good notetaking system. I like taking notes on ... — 6 votes
From what I understand, if someone is free of diseases (including STDS) or infections (including UTIs) ... — 4 votes
What are your favorite motivational/educational/life enriching TEDtalks? Needing to fill my free time with something better ... — 3 votes
Here's a quick two-part question for you. Part 1: What comes to your mind first to ... — 5 votes
I'm a freshman who doesn't have a car and won't be getting one anytime soon. I ... — 3 votes
Are there any “BYU Crushes”-like Instagram pages that still update? -Asking for a friend — 3 votes
Why don't people regularly get infections or disease from toilet bowl water splashing up and hitting ... — 5 votes
I feel awful about this, but lately I have been having a hard time with the ... — 3 votes
Kirton McConkie recently released a thing about the possible Utah bill concerning Marijuana in which they ... — 4 votes
Last week on the Friday off after Spring Term, I was eating lunch and the bell ... — 4 votes
What are your favorite healthy snacks for on the go? -Trying to eat healthier — 4 votes