UVU pulls out the beads and snakes to celebrate Mardi Gras

UVU pulls out the beads and snakes to celebrate Mardi Gras

Photos by Gabi Campell On Friday Feb. 28, UVUSA threw their annual Mardi Gras celebration. The event had many different attractions to draw people, including a hypnotist and magician, casino room, pizza, cotton candy, dance floor, Comedy Sportz and even a red carpet where you could take pictures with a massive snake. “I like how […]

UVU Musicians are escaping Gravity

UVU Musicians are escaping Gravity

Everyone has heard about the Provo Music Scene. After artists like Fictionist, Imagine Dragons and Neon Trees a lot of people think that they understand the sound of Utah. But three artists are About to break that wide open, with a concert set up for Friday the 28th at Velour in Provo. Performing are The […]

Provo/Orem public transit proposes more efficient bus system

Provo/Orem public transit proposes more efficient bus system

Utah transportation authorities are preparing to improve the public transportation system in Provo and Orem. “The purpose of this project is not to replace cars but to give people more options and make a multi-modal approach to transportation. The city of Orem has fully embraced it,” Paul Goodrich, transportation engineer for the city of Orem, […]

Some Grammy love for a few hometown heroes

Some Grammy love for a few hometown heroes

The Grammy awards are Sunday January 26 and among the nominations for best Electronic/Dance Album and best Electronic Song are works by Kaskade and a former UVU student. Born in Chicago, Kaskade—whose real name is Ryan Raddon—went to Brigham Young University and later the University of Utah where he met his wife and moved with her […]

Experts Gather to Talk About the Mexican Drug War

Experts Gather to Talk About the Mexican Drug War

On Nov. 14, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences with the University of Utah’s Latin American Studies and UVU’s homecoming week co-sponsored a panel discussion on the Mexico drug war. The panel consisted of Dr. Michael Minch as the moderator from the Philosophy and Peace and Justice Studies departments, Dr. Lynn England, History department, […]

Utah County rallies to help their own

Utah County rallies to help their own

Going Beyond Borders is a nonprofit organization whose mission statement is to provide ongoing relief efforts throughout the world and is dedicated to educate, feed and aid those who would die needlessly from preventable conditions. The company hosted a charity event at Provo Beach Resort on September 26th to raise funds for the Center for […]