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UVU becomes home to international symbol of peace and unity

Community and organizational leaders participate in the Global Peace Tree planting ceremony. Photo by Kim Bojorquez UVU joins other communities throughout the world that have been recognized for effort toward unity and peace with a Global Peace Tree; the planting ceremony was held outside the Losee Center on Nov. 28. UVU is the site for the first peace tree to be planted in the United States. There have been seven other Global Peace Trees planted throughout the world. SHEROES United and Art4Peace partnered to bring the peace tree to UVU. According to the event information page, “[t]he peace trees...

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Administration to increase price of parking permits

Plans for new freeway bridge underway Photo by Sammie Jo Raymond, Frank Young pictured above  Parking pass costs will increase, free purple lots will move and other significant parking changes will be made in the coming years, according to Frank Young, associate vice president of Facilities and Planning at the Student Voice Forum hosted outside the Grande Ballroom Nov. 16. “We are planning a parking increase next fall,” Young said. Annual passes for the yellow lot will increase from $90 to $115. This cost increase is to encourage students to use public transportation, according to Young. Starting fall of 2018,...

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