Diversity Dialogue compares race relations from past to present

Everyone has biases; it’s what people do with them that is important, said Terry Smith, member of the Black Student Union (BSU). Students gathered at a Diversity Dialogue event, organized by the Multicultural Student Council (MSC) and facilitated by the BSU Jan. 17. The facilitators tackled discussions on race and drew comparisons between the 1960s […]

Graham encourages students to become leaders

Graham encourages students to become leaders

Business man keynote speaker of MLK commemoration week Becoming the best in any field begins with understanding who you are, according to Stedman Graham, author and CEO of S. Graham & Associates, a management and marketing consulting firm.   Graham, the keynote speaker of the 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week at UVU, […]

KSL’s Jensen attributes success to his UVU experience

KSL’s Jensen attributes success to his UVU experience

KSL’s Jeremiah Jensen is paid to cover and report on sports, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. His journey from small town boy to well known broadcaster is one of hard work and dedication. When he was four years old, Jensen’s family moved to Smoot, Wyoming where the population was 100. With a […]

Volunteer and Service Center opens conversation on BLM

Students and faculty address activism The Black Lives Matter Movement being a continuation of the Civil Rights Movement was the main focus of “Real Talk,” an open discussion event Jan.18 in the Sorensen Center. The event was organized by the Volunteer and Service Learning Center (VSLC) at the 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration […]

Chick-Fil-A on the way

Chick-Fil-A on the way

Students have mixed thoughts over the addition of fast-food chain The students have voted and the university has provided, the campus community was notified that Chick-Fil-A will be coming to UVU this fall by a tweet from President Matthew Holland. Efforts to add Chick-Fil-A to campus began last year. Jacob Atkin, associate vice president of […]

Complacency kills: Active shooter training

Most UVU students are not prepared for an active shooter scenario. According to the UVU event calendar website, an active shooter training session was scheduled to happen Jan. 11 at the main lecture hall in the Fulton Library. What the event lacked were organizers, speakers and an engaged audience. The event description stated, “Campus safety […]

Provo rally calls for sustained action to change political climate

Provo rally calls for sustained action to change political climate

Five Provo-based activist organizations rallied to create sustained action between each other and the local community Jan. 5 at the Provo City Library. Devin Willie, former middle school teacher who organized the event, encouraged attendees to make a serious commitment to one or more organizations. “Sometimes we have the idea that activism is going to […]

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