Blake Oakey: To the Editor

Blake Oakey: To the Editor

In February I wrote a Letter to the Editor about the elections and Phil Varney for which I would like to publicly apologize. In the midst of a heated political and interpersonal conflict between myself and Phil, I wrote a letter to the paper dissecting and critiquing one of his political stances. One of the […]

Letter: apply to be on UVUSA council

Letter: apply to be on UVUSA council

Dear UVU Students, Utah Valley University was named the largest university in the state this last year. With the number of students exceeding 33,000, we aren’t just the largest school, but we’re the best in a variety of ways. What many students don’t realize is just how fortunate we are in terms of involvement opportunities. […]

Utah’s largest job fair coming to Provo March 9

One hundred employers and 1,500 job seekers expected to attend the event at the Utah Valley Convention Center Provo, UT – Utah’s economy has been getting better and better, but there are still lots of people looking for a job – 49,600 people according to the January employment numbers. Tens of thousands more are looking […]

To the editor

To the editor

This elections season is my first at UVU, and my social media pages are being flooded. I identify as an African-American students. With all the attacks and brutality in the news, it’s difficult to have students at UVU, most notably the current Executive Vice President considers race to be part of the non-traditional students spectrum. […]

Letter to the Editor: thanks to UVU 100 scholars

Letter to the Editor: thanks to UVU 100 scholars

On May 1st, The Salt Lake Tribune published a letter signed by approximately 108 members of the faculty and staff of Utah Valley University. The letter, which can be found here, addresses President Holland’s recent participation in an amicus brief filed in the 10th circuit court, in opposition of gay marriage. Faculty and staff who […]

Letter to the editor: Diversity

Letter to the editor: Diversity

Blake Oakey | @blakeoakey Like most hot-button issues that I embroil myself in, I learned about this specific issue on Twitter. Throughout the recent UVUSA campaign, an underlying issue completely unrelated to parking has been at the forefront of the minds of the candidates and informed voters. The pressing question of diversity at our ever-expanding […]

Tyler Brklacich : Letter to the editor

Tyler Brklacich : Letter to the editor

Now that elections are over and the dust is settling of excitement, disappointment, and most notably, the campaign publicity is nowhere to be seen – we look to the future. I congratulate Team ONE for being elected UVUSA Executive Council for the 2015-2016 school year and give my empathy to Team UP for putting up […]

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