Author: Brigham Berthold

IX THE HARD WAY: Required sexual assault records not maintained by UVU

Reporting by | Brigham Berthold and McKhelyn Jones Green Light Project EDITOR’S NOTE: Rae asked The Review to refer to them in the non-binary “they.” Rae entered their first semester at UVU with the excitement of starting their freshman year. Nearly one month after Rae began classes, they were raped. Common among cases of rape, Rae knew their assailant. On a typical September night, Rae went to a party at a friend’s home. Their assailant arrived uninvited, but his presence was accepted. The group began drinking, the party died down and Rae’s friends fell asleep. That was when Rae...

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Cadets participate in state’s largest ROTC field exercise

The threat of rain hovered just above the bone-dry landscape as hundreds of students worked to perfect tactical leadership. Berated by gusts of sand-filled wind and the evaluations of senior instructors, each student felt pressure to perform. Six of Utah’s Reserve Officer Training Corps programs coordinate the training of 264 cadets at the FARM shooting range near Fairfield, Utah, April 6-8. The spring semester field training exercise is the state’s largest combined training exercise. A multi-faceted approach to the event allowed each cadet a chance to learn and grow. For many, it would be their last. “This is a...

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The difference between movies and film: How to impress your friend who loves movies

How many times have you been encouraged to see The Fate of the Furious, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales or Transformers: The Last Knight? These “popcorn movies” represent a popular and important arm of the film industry where the goals are to entertain and make money. A less commercial side of the industry exists where film is intended to capture the essence of filmmaking, evoke emotion and inspire thought. “For some people, going to movies is the same as going to an amusement park,” said Duane Andersen, assistant professor of digital cinema production. Popcorn movies...

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Tech students come up with entrepreneurial ideas

Most students don’t think a general education course will change their lives, but students taking Technology 1010 have a different perspective. According to the course catalogue’s description of Tech 1010, students “develop an appreciation for how technology changes and what possible new and exciting technologies are on the horizon.” Midway through the semester, assistant professor Pauli Alinchallenges students to innovate. “First, we discussed the internet of things. Then, I split up the class into groups,” Alin said. “Each group was tasked with developing a concept for improving the way students interact with campus.” In the age of groundbreaking technological...

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Army ROTC cadets dominate Memorial Death March

Photo courtesy of Chase Stilson Chase Stilson earned first place honors for the third time at the 28th annual Bataan Memorial Death March in White Sands, New Mexico March 19. Cadets from Reserve Officer Training Corps programs around the country are invited to compete in the 26.2 mile race. Stilson was faster than 138 ROTC cadets who completed the race in the heavy individual category. He fell to second place only once, at mile-marker 20.3, along the route. “Besides [being] ridiculously sore,” said Stilson, “I’m excited to have represented UVU and our state well again.” Stilson maintained an average...

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