Most UVU students could sing BYU’s, Notre Dame’s or Michigan State’s, but many seem ignorant of their own university’s fight song. It seems more than likely that a good number of them aren’t even aware that UVU has a fight song. The school’s fight song has actually been around for about 25 years.
Racial discrimination is an issue that’s been seen recently on campus. Gwen Anderson, director of the Multicultural Center, believes that although some racial discrimination occurs, UVU is still a safe place for students of different ethnicities. “We need to learn to be color wise, not color blind,” said Gwen Anderson, director of the Multicultural Center.
Let’s face it: Utah culture is obsessed with marriage and relationships. You can’t drive from Orem to Salt Lake without passing at least one Utah Weddings sign. The idea that a relationship equals happiness is not always true. Often, relationships bring on a whole different set of problems.
Earning the respect of many people and being known as “pretty, but tough” are what UVU student Cambry Kaylor has accomplished. After a tragic horse-vaulting accident, Cambry Kaylor was left paralyzed from the waist down. However, through determination and hard work, she has learned to walk again.
Halloween is just around the corner, which means you’ve got to come up with something to wear on the night of the 31st. Plus, deep down inside, we all still like to play dress up. If dressing up doesn’t appeal to you, then the fact that Halloween is the only non-cutesy holiday should be cause enough for a celebration.
It is common knowledge that college students don’t have the best track record when it comes to turning up at the polls. In fact, 43 percent of college students haven’t even registered to vote. If you are part of that 43 percent, then drop the paper and go to www.
Every year, a handful of students at UVU attempts suicide. Suicide Prevention Week will occur on our campus Sept. 22-26 to raise awareness of and to show support for people struggling with suicide-related issues.
As a part of Suicide Prevention Week, Elsie West will be performing on Wednesday, Sept.
UVU becomes the first school in Utah to display College Portrait, making UVU demographics, facts and figures available to students as well as the community.