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

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 […]

A decade of grit: How Greg Williams built UVU wrestling

A decade of grit: How Greg Williams built UVU wrestling

Photos by Brigham Berthold OREM—The UVU wrestling room is a well-hidden but distinct location on campus. Forest green and canary yellow mats cover the wide floor beneath a low ceiling. Infrequently spaced windows and dark walls punctuate a feeling of closeness as the scent of years of sweat and effort fill your nose. Wrestlers practice […]

Growing parking & traffic problems

Growing parking & traffic problems

Parking enforcement blocked entrance to the parking garage, permitting traffic to only those exiting the structure Jan. 12 at 11 a.m. With 456 stalls, the five-story parking structure, located east of the SLWC, is a popular option for both UVU students and visitors. Campus is always busy early in the spring semester, but inclement weather […]

Air Force ROTC prepared to move headquarters away from BYU

Air Force ROTC prepared to move headquarters away from BYU

All signs point to UVU © According to Air Force Col. Timothy Hogan, current Commander of BYU’s Air Force ROTC, the secretary of defense is reviewing policy on universities that have preconditions for employment, such as BYU’s Honor Code. A high-level source within the department of defense confirmed the information. BYU has been the home […]

Complacency kills: Active shooter training

Most UVU students are not prepared for an active shooter scenario. According to the UVU event calendar website, an active shooter training session was scheduled to happen Jan. 11 at the main lecture hall in the Fulton Library. What the event lacked were organizers, speakers and an engaged audience. The event description stated, “Campus safety […]

Anthony Turner reinforces direction of UVU women’s basketball

Anthony Turner reinforces direction of UVU women’s basketball

Anthony Turner brings philosophy, faith and 26 years of experience to the Utah Valley University women’s basketball. Head coach Cathy Nixon’s decision to hire Turner was announced July 1, 2016. “First and foremost he is an incredible man and a very, very good basketball coach,” said Nixon. The relationship between Nixon and Turner is based […]