Students protest war rhetoric on campus, promote peace

Students protest war rhetoric on campus, promote peace

The UVU Peace and Justice Club organized a protest April 13 at UVU.  Members of the club who participated in the protest held signs in the hallways that said, “God bless America Everyone.” “We are protesting the war rhetoric of political candidates such as Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, as well as the over 20,000 […]

Sexual assaults on UVU Clery Report raise cultural questions

Sexual assaults on UVU Clery Report raise cultural questions

Chandler Christensen | Senior Staff Writer Jared Stirland | News Editor Carrie Laudie | Editor-in-Chief The sexual assault statistics on UVU’s Clery Report, an annual crime report required of all colleges and universities that receive federal funding, are mysteriously low compared to other universities and colleges in the state. The Jeanne Clery Act is a […]

Write in candidate challenges status quo

Write in candidate challenges status quo

The 2016-2017 student body presidential elections at UVU have taken a strange turn, similar to the national presidential elections, with the emergence of an anti-establishment candidate sending waves of controversy rippling through UVUSA’s traditional election process. Jordan Goodrich, an integrated studies major at UVU, is actively promoting himself as a write in candidate for student […]

UVU alumni helps raise single-parent scholarship fund

UVU alumni helps raise single-parent scholarship fund

Garret Stirland Senior Staff Writer Adam Webb, a UVU entrepreneurship graduate, partnered with the nonprofit agency Going Beyond Borders in 2014 to create a scholarship fund for single-parent students enrolled at UVU.Earlier this month nearly 200 guests attended a formal dinner and a silent action, which brought in almost $50,000 dollars for the scholarship fund. […]

Mental health services, sorry no money for that

Mental health services, sorry no money for that

Dylan Swarts, the student body president at UVU, and the UVUSA student council members are failing to achieve one of their initiatives for the 2015-2016 academic school year, which is improving mental health services on campus, and creating awareness about mental illness. However, UVUSA student politicians are not the only ones blatantly ignoring the importance […]

Library hours may extend to Sundays

Library hours may extend to Sundays

Despite being a publicly funded institution with more than 30,000 students, UVU’s library is closed on Sundays. It is the only library at a public university in Utah that is not open to students seven days a week. However, the library administration is investigating the possibility of extending the hours of operation to include Sundays. “We […]