Tutus, Triptychs, Timpani & Two-Minute Soliloquies

Many aspects of UVU’s diverse academic community are underappreciated, one of which is the School of the Arts. But an event on Feb. 24 and 25 titled “Tutus, Triptychs, Timpani & Two-Minute Soliloquies” provided an opportunity for over 100 students and faculty members to shine. Many lined up and filled the Ragan Theater waiting to […]

Travel books

If you ever walk into Barnes and Noble or Borders make your way over to travel section. Whether you are planning a trip or not, the time to prepare is now. Travel books are a key component to a successful trip especially if you travel on a whim. I didn’t find this out until I […]

Adrenaline junkies’ paradise

The Banff Mountain Film Festival went off with a bang this year. Every adrenalin seeking junkie in Utah Valley showed up for this years film festival.  The hallway upstairs in the Student Center was lined with people waiting to get in. Local and national sponsors showed up and had every thing from backpacks and sleeping […]

A call to all students to live your lives

Dear fellow students of Utah Valley University, I ask you what better time than now to travel, what better place than (insert dream location) and why the hell not? Now is the time for you to escape what many people call the best time of your life and have a better time (meaning this summer, […]

Chaffetz: The Nayonator

Chaffetz: The Nayonator

When you think about Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah District 3) what comes to mind? Perhaps his embarrassing outburst toward TSA officials. Maybe it’s his leg wresting match with Steven Colbert on “The Colbert Report.” If these events are all that you know about Chaffetz, you’re not alone. Chaffetz isn’t known for pushing hard to get […]

Off the beaten path: There is more than one form of dirt-cheap lodging

When considering lodgings, hostels come to the forefront of any  come to forefront of any travelers mind.While hostels can be cheap and inexpensive, don’t be afraid to roll your sleeping bag out on a beach, it may save you 15 bucks a day. In some countries that extra cash can prolong your travels by weeks. […]

Off the beaten path: cheap flights

When it comes to seeing the world, there are two ways to do it. You can either A) be a tourist, or B) be a traveler. The major difference is that money is not an object for tourists. They stay in four star hotels and buy the most expensive travel packages. This would be someone […]

Off the beaten path

Off the beaten path

World travel is cheap and easy. In fact, with a little practice and effort, you can travel the world for a lot cheaper than you might think. Summer is just around the corner, which is optimal for traveling students. This semester I’m going to give you travel tips that I’ve picked up throughout my travels […]