Author: Meghan Goodman

Goode questions peaceful Quaker narrative in colonial America

You can’t think about violence without thinking about peace, according to Michael Goode, assistant professor of early American history Feb. 22 at the Fulton Library. Goode asked the audience what violence was. Answers such as “oppression,” “slavery,” and “warfare,” sprang from the audience. His question about what peace is, was met with greater silence. He said that violence is better theorized in history than peace and that many historians still struggle to define it. His lecture was based around historical depictions of peace and violence in the early colonization of North America. One of the claims Goode makes in...

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Candidates announce their run for student body officer positions

Candidates running for UVU Student Association leadership positions for the 2017-2018 school year introduced themselves and their platforms in a small conference Feb. 8 in the Student Life and Wellness Center. The positions they are running for include: student body president, executive vice president, vice president of academic senate and vice president of student activities. Former vice president of activities Jake Larson, presidential intern for the chief of staff Rob Smith, and presidential intern for vice president of university relations Alex Trujillo, are running for the student body president position. Candidates for vice president of academic senate are Logan...

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Food Truck Underground

In Utah, Food truck popularity is on the rise. Dozens of food trucks are seen around town and have become a staple at community events. The trucks provide easy access to a wide variety of food and drink, ranging from burgers to Taiwanese bubble tea. In 2014, Food Truck Underground was created in an effort to bring these different street vendors together and help make an accessible environment where anyone could come and enjoy food and entertainment. “At the events, we have a lot of families and single people who come out, it’s just kind of a fun, laid-back...

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