Pizza and counter terrorism

Pizza and counter terrorism

Pizza and Politics is a guest-speakering event, held one Tuesday a month, from 1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. Pizza and Politics offers free pizza to all UVU students who attend. Topics range from law enforcement to presidential elections, all with the aim to help students become more aware of the world they live in.   […]

Man on the streets: who are the Wolverines’ presidential picks?

Name: Brooklynn Moir Major: Public Relations Year: Sophomore “It’s hard because I don’t love Donald Trump, but if I had to make the choice I would choose Donald Trump over Hillary, mainly because of the situations that she’s been in with her emails scandal, but I do like Donald Trump’s stance on immigration. I know […]

Keeping the sword sharp through clubs

Keeping the sword sharp through clubs

Sophomore Isaac Perez has been in a couple of clubs during his college career. One was a mentor ship club for youth, which he participated in during his first year. Another was in the marketing club, which applied to his major. When asked about why he joined the marketing club, he said, “I wanted to […]

Complexities of the gender pay gap

Complexities of the gender pay gap

An article about the gender pay gap, published by CNNMoney, was floating around Twitter recently. It examined the gender pay gap and centered on a study conducted by job search engine Glassdoor. Glassdoor’s study found that the national average for women’s wages is in the ballpark of 95 cents for every dollar a man makes. […]

Utah Lake shows its colors

For as long as I can remember, stories have been told about Utah Lake’s toxicity. My friends and I would joke about the dead fish that floated along the shore, the faint smell of rotting meat that came from the water and about how easy it would be to hide a body in the 20 […]

Presidential candidates face fresh scrutiny

Presidential candidates face fresh scrutiny

With less than three months and three debates left to go, many people are frustrated with the two main choices for president that they have been presented with. Both of the major party candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, seem to be consistently mired in new scandals with each passing day. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton […]

A Mormon, a Muslim, and a Methodist walk into a classroom…

A Mormon, a Muslim, and a Methodist walk into a classroom…

Wednesday, August 24, UVU kicked off its first weekly inter-religious understanding lecture. This course is a series of lectures designed for students who are interested in cultivating tolerance toward people of all faiths and religions. While this is a wonderful and practical idea on paper, it begs the question: do lectures such as these increase […]

Do students realize how valuable internships are?

  photo credit: Tim Gouw Construction Management adjunct professor, Creggan Wagstaff, is a big advocate of UVU. While Wagstaff was studying as a student at UVU, he had an internship every summer between semesters. When asked about how he found those internships, Wagstaff stated “I didn’t find them through the typical UVU channels.” Instead, he had […]

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