A writer’s final words before graduating

Gladis was a writer, the assistant news editor, and created and edited the Spanish section for the UVU Review. I started writing for UVU Review in the News section in the spring of 2007. I was working 40 hours a week at a local bank as an investment banker and had four classes. With weekly […]

Human trafficking in Utah growing by the numbers

A worldwide business bringing in $43 billion a year trafficking humans is closer to Utah than most residents realize. Peace and Justice Studies, joined by the Honor society and Phi Theta Kappa hosted “Slavery in Utah: Human Trafficking” on Dec. 2 in hopes of raising local awareness. Human trafficking is the buying and selling of […]

Aqui y Ahora: Un sueño casi realizado

El Presidente Obama urge al Congreso a votar si o no a la proposición después del día de Acción de Gracias. El sueño de muchos estudiantes inmigrantes indocumentados está en proceso de hacerse realidad con la proposición del “Dream Act.” Estos estudiantes se han encontrado entre la espada y la pared después de terminar la […]

Away from home for the holidays

UVU’s International Students find a way to celebrate when going home isn’t an option. Thanksgiving is coming up and with all the celebrations, get-togethers and students flying everywhere to spend time with their families, one has to stop for a moment to realize that it is not easy for international students to leave the country […]

Freedom Highway

Speaker promotes icon symbolizing responsibility Veterans Day is a day of reflection and thanksgiving for the freedoms many sacrificed their lives to give. On such a special day, the Utah Democracy Project invited Dr. Daniel L. Bolz to speak to students with a lecture titled “Freedom Highway.” According to Professor David R. Keller, Center for […]

Courage, hope, survival concert

30,000 students x $5 donation = $150,000 to Provo Survivor When people think of heavy metal music, one of the last things on their mind is service. This Nov. 12, however, three bands will be joining forces with Dr. Steve Fullmer from the English and Literature Department and Dr. Ron Hammond from the Sociology Department. […]

Aqui y Ahora

De Santiago de Chile a Orem, Utah Sacrificio precede el triunfo Soñar lo imposible a veces sale caro, pero en muchas ocaciones, si a ese sueño se le agrega trabajo duro y deseo de sobresalir, el triunfo es inevitable. “Es mi ideal la estrella alcanzar no importa cuan lejos se pueda encontrar luchar por el […]

Social justice at Snowbird

Five students and Alexis Palmer, director of the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center, packed up their belongings and headed out to a social justice retreat at the Snowbird Lodge and Resort during fall break. Universities from all over the state who are members of the Utah Campus Compact met for this retreat. Utah Campus Compact is […]

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