Want in on a great investment?

Students pay for a portion of the school’s athletic programs, and although the return may not be obvious when one looks at ticket sales, the program serves other purposes. Few people like paying dues and fees. Most people like cheering for at least one sports team. These two statements do not appear to follow any […]

Men’s golf struggle to repeat strong performance

Oregon proved less hospitable to the men’s golf team than St. George as they battled wind and rain during the Bandon Dunes Championship. UVU finished 14th overall during the tournament March 11-12. “There were a couple of reported wind gusts of 58 miles an hour,” said coach Chris Curran, “Conditions were so bad. So for […]

Failure to create an academic community

Low student involvement in campus events and functions hampers the academic mission of the school and damages the university environment. A quick glance of the campus gives the appearance of a vibrant university. Enrollment continues to increase so that classrooms are bursting at the seams and students constantly complain of a lack of sufficient parking […]

Season champs

Season champs

Seniors Justin Baker, Shawn Deadwiler and Jordan Swarbrick finish their final year as regular season GWC champions. Utah Valley’s trio of seniors received a fitting finale as the Wolverines downed Houston Baptist University 67-62 on Senior Night Feb. 26 and then took the win over NJIT March 3, making them Great West Conference regular season […]

See a need, fill a need

Affordable childcare is a problem for many parents who wish to go back to school to finish their education. Colorful paintings decorate the walls of the Wee Care Center, an apt backdrop for the children playing with toys while their parents are at school. Nine years ago, Turning Point, the on-campus Personal and Career Center […]

Faculty Funding

Funding concerns directly impacting students takes lower priority than the issue of faculty compensation, but may be more important than students realize. Students may find themselves perplexed by what administrators want from state legislators this year. Val Hale, vice president of University Relations, wrote in the school blog that the administration’s first priority to take […]

UVU to move to the WAC? Maybe?

Athletics exploring a potential move Collegiate sports traversed a turbulent summer during 2010 with many schools opting to change conference affiliation in favor of better prospects in a fresh venue. Prior to this month, UVU was spared the drama surrounding changes. News surfaced January 21-22 in the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News that school […]

Tolerance is a virtue

People and their religions, however, should not only be tolerated. Students and clubs on campus should be doing more to understand and respect those with differing beliefs than simply putting up with them. Tolerance is generally welcomed as a positive, noble characteristic in a person. The mind can easily picture a selfless hero or reverent […]

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