Roots of Knowledge crosses lines between art and history

Roots of Knowledge crosses lines between art and history

A critical view of the stained-glass project The Roots of Knowledge doesn’t represent most peoples on Earth, according to David Knowlton, professor of behavioral science. The stained glass project has sparked a debate between UVU academics about the historical representation of humankind — from the multicultural figures of the story the mural is telling, to […]

LGBTQ panelists intersect identity and Mormonism

LGBTQ panelists intersect identity and Mormonism

Spectrum and Interfaith Club address sexuality, gender and religion UVU club Spectrum: Queer Student Alliance and UVU’s Interfaith Student Council presented at their final forum of this semester about faith and how it affects LGBTQ communities in the Classroom Building April 12. Six diverse panelists talked about how they identify religiously, as well as their […]

Construction under way for new performing arts building

Construction under way for new performing arts building

Project will take two years to complete Construction for the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts Building has begun. The $60million project is estimated to be completed in the spring of 2019. Frank Young, associate vice president of facilities planning, said that the purpose of this building is not for classes, but for a performance […]

UVU alumnus reaches out to student activists

UVU alumnus reaches out to student activists

Political science alumnus Carl Moore, wants to reach out to UVU students who are interested in activism. “We need to do stuff in Utah County. I think that there’s people there, I think that it’s mostly youth and college students that are going to be the ones coming out, because it’s such a conservative area,” […]

Honors students react to 13th documentary

Honors students react to 13th documentary

In front of a full auditorium of Honors students, Madison Hanks, psychology major and president of the Black Student Union, asked the audience after they had finished watching 13th, if they thought that the documentary was biased. Their answers ranged from saying the documentary was an unfair portrayal of police officers, to others calling it […]

Men and women are trading places says Rosin

Men and women are trading places says Rosin

Hanna Rosin speaks on the end of men The 2016 presidential election became centered around the topic of masculinity, according to Hanna Rosin, co-host of NPR podcast Invisibilia and author of “The End of Men: And the Rise of Women.” Rosin talked about the increase of women in the U.S. workforce March 1 in the […]

Implicit racism is as insidious as explicit says McGraw

Implicit racism is as insidious as explicit says McGraw

Undergrad students drive research Dehumanizing people of color can lead to deadly consequences, according to James McGraw, a UVU student who presented at the Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research, (UCUR) Feb. 17 in the Classroom Building. McGraw, who worked on the research with UVU students Madison Hanks and Brandy Tidwell, cited the police officer-involved shootings […]

Meet the 2017-18 student body officer candidates

Meet the 2017-18 student body officer candidates

Student Body President Rob Smith If elected, Smith will place student success as his top priority. UVU is branded with a vision of student success and Smith’s goals seek to reinforce and accelerate that momentum. In doing so, Smith plans to avoid reinventing things that already work. Smith has not been involved in student government […]