Community talks continue as UVU and Orem work toward a master plan for growth

Community talks continue as UVU and Orem work toward a master plan for growth

Photo by Kim Bojorquez Orem residents met Aug. 31 to propose solutions to problems they see as caused by the rapid encroachment of development, driven by the UVU growth, into their quiet, largely single-family neighborhoods. Rising crime rates, illegal rentals, increased traffic and parking issues are their main concerns—issues that, many fear, will get worse […]

Utah’s largest job fair coming to Provo March 9

One hundred employers and 1,500 job seekers expected to attend the event at the Utah Valley Convention Center Provo, UT – Utah’s economy has been getting better and better, but there are still lots of people looking for a job – 49,600 people according to the January employment numbers. Tens of thousands more are looking […]

Real-life ‘Hitch’ gives advice on love

Real-life ‘Hitch’ gives advice on love

Photo credit: Preston Yardley When Aaron Garcia was stumped on how to approach a woman after not speaking to her for a year, he asked Relationship Expert David Coleman how to start off the conversation. Coleman, the guest speaker at a UVUSA speed-dating event, advised Garcia to send the text, “365. I didn’t want to […]

Animal rights activists target UCCU circus

Animal rights activists target UCCU circus

Photo credit: Preston Yardley   Students from the Animal Allies club protested the Jordan World Circus last week saying they believe the circus animals are mistreated. As circus-goers arrived at the North entrance of the UCCU Center they were greeted by a line of protesters holding signs with slogans such as “Circuses Hurt Animals” and “Elephants […]

75th anniversary year brings a slew of events

  This January marks the beginning of the 75th anniversary year of Utah Valley University, and much of the year’s events on and off campus revolve around the idea of ‘75 years of strength’. Officially, the precise anniversary lands on the first day of class of the fall semester in 2016, leading to a large […]

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