Multicultural Student Services tackles cultural appropriation

Multicultural Student Services tackles cultural appropriation

Photo by Cody Glassett Dustin Jansen, assistant professor of American Indian Studies at UVU, examined cultural appropriation of Native American traditions at the Multicultural Student Council’s Diversity Lecture Sept. 20 in the Sorenson Building. Cultural appropriation means to take an element from one culture by members of another culture. Jansen, a member of the Navajo […]

Pizza and politics discuss terrorism after 9/11 attacks

Pizza and politics discuss terrorism after 9/11 attacks

Photo by Collin Cooper The theme of Pizza and Politics, organized by UVUSA, revolved around how the U.S. government’s tactics have evolved in handling terrorist situations since the 9/11 attacks. It was presented to an audience of students at Centre Stage Sept. 20. Speakers Ryan Vogel, director of National Security Studies at UVU, and John Macfarlane, […]

The American Red Cross and students team up to donate blood

The American Red Cross and students team up to donate blood

Photo by James Durrant The American Red Cross held their annual blood drive at UVU to give students and faculty the opportunity to give back to their community. The blood drive was held Sept. 19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Student Center Commons. “For me it’s a personal connection. In 2013, my […]

Spectrum and UVU Radio Club stand out at Club Rush

Spectrum and UVU Radio Club stand out at Club Rush

With over 3,800 people in attendance, Club Rush remains one of the most active and student-involved events on campus. It featured 105 clubs and was held Sept. 13-14 in the Grande Ballroom. Andre Jones, the chief justice of the UVUSA Student Council, mentioned that one of the incentives of joining a club is to get […]

Symposium encourages community to prevent tragedies

Symposium encourages community to prevent tragedies

Photo by Collin Cooper The number one cause of death for children ages 11-17 is suicide, says Maj. Gen. Jeff Burton, who spoke at the Suicide Prevention Symposium Sept. 14. “That’s not something we want to be number one in this state,” said Burton. Burton, the keynote speaker at the symposium, shared his personal experiences […]

Constitution Week commemorates Justice Antonin Scalia’s judicial history

Constitution Week commemorates Justice Antonin Scalia’s judicial history

Photo by Cody Glassett The Center for Constitutional Studies celebrated Constitution Week by organizing a conference commemorating Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s legacy in the United States Supreme Court. The four-hour event was held Sept. 15 in the Classroom Building. UVU’s Center for Constitutional Studies aimed to promote a bi-partisan conference that focused on helping students […]

Founders Day celebrates 75 years

Founders Day celebrates 75 years

Photo by Jesse Sanchez Founders Day, which began in 1992, is sponsored by UVU’s Student Alumni Association. The tradition initially started with student alumni simply handing out cake and ice cream in the halls with a banner that said,“Happy Birthday UVU.” “This is our 75thyear, so it’s a little more special. That’s why the event […]

Quidditch is not just for wizards anymore

Quidditch is not just for wizards anymore

Think Quidditch is just for nerds and Harry Potter fans? Think again. The Night Furies, Provo’s Quidditch team, is a diverse team made up of fans and athletes alike. Going on their second year, this season is already setting up to be more serious. The Night Furies have two teams: the tournament team- think varsity- […]

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