Midnight Madness encourages tradition among UVU students

Midnight Madness encourages tradition among UVU students

Photo by Mykah Heaton Ouderkirk UVU organized the second year of Midnight Madness, a 24-hour event promoting the home-opener for the men’s basketball team. Mountain Dew pong, dodge ball competitions and raffle drawings were among the different type of activities offered to students. Events such as the Midnight Madness help create a pride among students […]

Red Bull wanted but not welcome at UVU

Red Bull wanted but not welcome at UVU

Illustration by Marcus Eisenhour In the halls of Utah Valley University, students drag themselves between classes. November signals the final month of the fall semester. Grades hang by mere threads as final projects, papers and exams afford little sleep to students still hoping for a passing grade. Students looking for an edge in their personal […]

Celebrate the Cinema: Music and dance come together

Celebrate the Cinema: Music and dance come together

Nov 10, The UVU Ballroom Dance Company, led by Christopher Williams & Tara Boyd put on “Celebrate the Cinema.” A sold out event that combined film scores, movie themes, and ballroom dancing. Guests in attendance were very excited, some even dressed up in star wars costumes. They blended in perfectly with the final dance number […]

See it, Hear it, Change it

See it, Hear it, Change it

Photo by Julie Ostler Students promoted social change by reciting their poetry and performing live music, as part of the Writing for Social Change Conference, in the Classroom Building Nov. 3. Students from Carney’s English course called, “Wild & Angry Literature”, were invited to perform their poems and songs. Students discussed social media themes, women’s […]

Veterans’ Success features women’s panel

Veterans’ Success features women’s panel

Photo by Cody Glassett Personal experiences in the armed services and issues of gender inequality were the main issues brought up during a Veterans Women’s Panel in the Grande Ballroom Nov. 8. The Veteran’s Success Center and the Women’s Success Center at UVU kicked off Veteran’s week by featuring an hour and a half long […]

Students, alumni and voter thoughts on election day violence

Students, alumni and voter thoughts on election day violence

The threat of election day violence isn’t stopping the UVU community from voting. On Nov. 4, 2016, CBS Corp. released information concerning attacks Al-Qaeda has planned to carry out on Nov. 7, 2016, in New York, Texas and Virginia. “Al-Qaeda is unlikely to actually attack anyone,” said UVU alumnus Michael Thorne. “However, I do believe […]

Civic engagement panel dissects marginalization and race relations

Civic engagement panel dissects marginalization and race relations

Photo by Gary Hatch This is a white world we live in and we play by the white rules, according to Jacob Rugh, BYU professor of sociology. UVU’s Black Student Union organized a panel discussion centered around the topic of marginalization within social communities in order to open a dialogue of race and gender identity. […]

Governor urges millenials to vote

Governor urges millenials to vote

Photo by Jesse Sanchez A week before election day, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert answered questions asked the by The UVU Review regarding public education, civic engagement, Utah voting trends and the presidential election Nov. 1 at Centre Stage. According to Herbert, people aged 18-25 are less likely to vote than other generations. The governor, who […]

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