Army ROTC cadets dominate Bataan Memorial Death March

Army ROTC cadets dominate Bataan Memorial Death March

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 […]

The mistakes of our fathers: Analysis of Fences

The mistakes of our fathers: Analysis of Fences

Fences brought playwright August Wilson’s work to life for the benefit of all. The film focused on the emotional development of men without the premise of athletics or combat. These traditional elements are not lost, however, as sports metaphors and war stories were brilliantly incorporated. For example: Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) harbors bitterness after being […]

Dance department benefits from on-campus physical therapy

Dance department benefits from on-campus physical therapy

By offering physical therapy on campus, the UVU dance department is taking active steps to protect their students. Dancers receive classes in both conditioning and kinesiology, the academic study of body mechanics and movements. According to Amy Markgraf-Jacobson, associate professor of modern dance, most dancers rely on a trial and error system of self-care for […]

ROTC Cadet seeks third win in Memorial Bataan Death March

ROTC Cadet seeks third win in Memorial Bataan Death March

Chase Stilson plans to reclaim his title as the best in the nation at the 28th annual Bataan Memorial Death March 19. The annual marathon commemorates the Bataan Death March and is held in White Sands, New Mexico. In his fourth year as a cadet in UVU’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, Stilson has helped […]

Torture causes irreversible damage says panel

Torture causes irreversible damage says panel

Photos by Mykah Heaton Anything that causes psychological damage is torture, according to Michael Goode, assistant professor of the department of history and political science. Four UVU professors presented differing opinions on detention and torture during an hour-long panel discussion Feb. 14 at Centre Stage. Jenna Nigro, history professor, asked the panel if there was […]

UVU to enforce sexual misconduct training

UVU to enforce sexual misconduct training

Photo by Julie Ostler Students, faculty members and employees deemed non-compliant when UVU’s Title IX training received an email informing them of required sexual misconduct training Jan. 31. The training is mandatory for compliance with numerous federal, university and boards of regent policies. The email provided information on how to register for the training. All […]

UVU employee takes charge in support of education in Uganda

UVU employee takes charge in support of education in Uganda

In his spare time, David Ssejinja, an academic advisor at UVU’s office of Multicultural Student Services, works to raise money in order to provide for children in his native Uganda.   In 1997, free primary school education for up to four children was provided to each family in Uganda. Despite governmental relief, such as the […]