Author: Alex Rivera

Kicking and screaming: Women’s soccer sophomore year in the WAC

Alex Rivera, Deputy Managing Editor, @HashtagginAlex First appearing in print August 25, 2014 The smell of freshly-cut grass filled the air as the fans filed in for the annual Green & White Scrimmage at Clyde Field in Orem. But it wasn’t all fun and games for the girls on the field as it was their chance to show the coaches and the fans that they were ready to take on the upcoming season. The mood was set early on in the game as the girls came out playing very physical, knocking each other down on the field trying to...

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Pop’nSweets: A Combination for the Ages

Alex Rivera | Deputy Managing Editor | @HashtagginAlex A sea of root beer and a pile of chocolate bars. An ocean of real cola and a tower of sugar canes. A pool of orange soda and a mound of Mounds. Call it what you will, but Pop’nSweets is what it is; a plethora of soda and candy. Every child’s wet dream and every adult’s best getaway. Pop’nSweets, found in the heart of Provo by the Fat Cats bowling alley, is a diner/parlor for those seeking to find stressed backwards. With an endless variety of pop and sweets (hence the...

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SLWC: Money well spent

Photo credit: Laura Fox The new Student Life and Wellness Center, opening in mid-April, is a sight to be seen, and you can pat yourself on the back for paying for it. The SLWC was built for the students, paid by the students, and will function as a rec center for students, alumni, and the community. With state of the art technology, a modern design to please the eyes and workout gyms galore, the SLWC is an amazing structure that will benefit both the students and community alike. It didn’t come without a cost and our student fees did...

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MLK: It was just a dream

Alex Rivera, Editor-in-chief, @HashtagginAlex “I have a dream today.” These were the words of a historical figure who we commemorate every year for his willingness to speak for the minority and his bravery towards the white American people of his time. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream that most of us share. Unfortunately, it won’t cross the realms of dreamland. Let me make something clear, by no means am I denying the effect MLK had on the historical layout of the American nation we live in today. I am not saying that his efforts alongside those of Harriet...

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Letter from the editor

  I am proud to be part of the UVU Review and am proud to present this newspaper every week to all of you. As the editor-in-chief at the UVU Review and as it reads in our mission statement, my goal is to “create a more informed campus community by presenting a rich understanding of the community’s rights, responsibilities, culture, events and ideas, and framing those discussions with a fair and balanced presentation.” With a team of enthusiastic writers and creative designers, I hope to do just that in a more accurate and timely manner.   The UVU Review...

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