Author: Kimberly Bojorquez

UVU power outages scheduled for June 11 and June 16

There will be 24-hour scheduled power outages after midnight June 11 and June 16. According to an email sent to the campus community, “Most of the Orem campus inside the College Drive “loop” will be affected as well as the Facility/Parking Services Building,” with the exception of  the Liberal Arts Building, Fulton Library and the Classroom...

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How to not be a #!*@

Learn elevator etiquette You’re waiting for the elevator to reach your floor in the Classroom Building. The doors open and it is full of students — stop and just chill. Don’t enter the elevator before people get out. On several occasions, I’ve been victim of this awkward and preventable situation. I hate trying to get out of the elevator and bumping into someone coming in (o.k. that part I enjoy because you deserve it). You wouldn’t try to get into a car full of people trying to get out, would you? Same rules apply to buses and trains. Stop...

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Researchers say Utah is no. 2 in cosmetic surgery

UWLP lead four-month study According to a recent snapshot study conducted by the Utah Women & Leadership Project, two-thirds of Utah women know someone who have gone under the knife for cosmetic purposes. The study titled, “Cosmetic Surgery and Body Image Among Utah Women,” was co-authored by research fellows Janika Dillion and Robbyn T. Scribner. The study states that Salt Lake City is second in the nation in plastic surgeons per capita, making it second to Miami and ahead of Los Angeles. The four-month long research explored factors such as the high levels of cosmetic surgery, societal standards of...

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Gun discharges near a campus food court, no injuries reported

Photos by Kimberly Bojorquez Reporting by: Kimberly Bojorquez and Adam Dillenbeck A student’s gun discharged shortly after 2 p.m. April 25 in the Physical Education Building’s food court. “We were just sitting here and all of a sudden a loud bang went off and this guy’s gun discharged while it was in his bag,” said Hunter Stookey, a personal financial planning major, who was sitting at a table a few feet away from where the gun went off. “Apparently, he hit his firearm while he was putting the laptop in the bag and it went off.” The bullet travelled more...

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Police blotter

Car Theft An officer responded to a call of a car theft that had occurred in lot L1. After speaking with the complainant, they discovered that they had actually parked the car near the library and not lot L1. Fraud A woman told police that someone had used her debit card again without her permission. The woman stated that this has been going on for over a year and she just filed a case with another agency the day before. She also said that the charges were not made at UVU, but she wanted to make UVU police aware...

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