American Fork Main Street: a history of activities and attractions

American Fork Main Street: a history of activities and attractions

American Fork Main Street offers a taste of culture to the community as well as passersby in the past, present and future.   This main street, like many of the main and center streets in Utah county, is lined with early 20th century buildings that serve as mom and pop businesses, offering a wide variety […]

Skin is skin regardless of origin

“Skin Trade,” a documentary exposing the fur industry, had its first screening in Utah County this last Wednesday in LI 120 as a part of the Environmental Ethics Symposium on Animal Ethics. Keith, an animal rights attorney and “Skin Trade” director, was present to explain the film and answer questions. Keith said that her main […]

New Science Building a go

The new science building was approved March 11 through Senate Bill 282 by Utah’s House and Senate and awaits the signature of Gov. Gary Herbert. The new science facility will cost a total of $45 million and will provide 160,000 square feet, including 27 labs, 12 state-of-the-art classrooms and a 400-seat auditorium. Since spring 2009 […]

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s about that time again — February — and Valentine’s Day is knocking at the door. Make this year the best yet by getting the perfect gift for that significant other without ending up with an empty wallet and having settled  for purchasing the stereotypical presents of this hallmark holiday. In this day and age, […]

Will robots replace us?: They are here – robots and technology of the future

A symposium on technology and ethics was held on Feb. 2 that hosted three hour-long seminars on ethics, engineering and technology and robotics in the new library auditorium. The auditorium quickly filled with students interested to learn about the topics being outlined. All the seminars discussed the ethical issues that come with artificial intelligence and […]

Consumer guide: Discover the local coffee shop scene

Consumer guide: Discover the local coffee shop scene

Coffee shops are especially difficult to come by in Provo and Orem. Of course, there are the many cafés within book stores and restaurants that offer coffee, but in these caffinated enclaves, the nature of the coffee shop experience is lost. For an ideal experience, there are a few coffee shops which are equally different and […]

Scholarship woes for non-residents

Scholarship woes for non-residents

Many UVU groups, clubs, teams and activities supply resident students with funding for their education as support and reward for their participation and achievement. However, non-residential students are not allowed to receive scholarships and waivers from the University for participating in these same activities, even if they are just as deserving and qualified as a […]