Like it or not, athlete stands on social issues are here to stay

Like it or not, athlete stands on social issues are here to stay

Photo courtesy Sporting News Athletes have a unique opportunity to impact the conversation on the controversial issues of their day. Unlike politicians or other public figures, whose messages on specific issues may get lost in the shuffle of their broader platforms, athletes have a grand audience of all backgrounds that they can address when they […]

Soccer star’s fight shifts away from pitch

Soccer star’s fight shifts away from pitch

Photo by Brad Curnow Junior forward Austin Buxton of the Utah Valley University men’s soccer team has been ruled out for the entire 2016 season after a recurrence of testicular cancer. Buxton was originally diagnosed in February of 2016 and underwent surgery to have the cancer removed. However, after routine blood tests every two months, […]

The integrity of the game vs protecting its stars

The integrity of the game vs protecting its stars

Photo courtesy The Appalachian/Halle Keighton, Photographer One of the best games of college football’s opening weekend came unexpectedly. The University of Tennessee, opening the season ranked No. 9 by the Associated Press poll, played host to Appalachian State. What was meant to be an early season tune-up for the Volunteers turned serious when near the […]

UVU alum writes and directs movie

UVU alum writes and directs movie

Photo courtesy of Deep Blue Films, Cocolalla Pictures, and Excel entertainment UVU alum, Isaac Halasima, has written and directed a movie titled “The Last Descent.” The feature film tells the story of cave explorer John Jones and his tragic rescue attempt from Utah’s Nutty Putty Cave in 2009. Halasima was born in Provo and attended […]

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