Category: Featured

Students call for improvements to the current campus recycling system

Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Students who are investigating campus recycling are striving to create awareness in order to improve the recycling system. Whitney Miller, Toree Douglas, Jessica Olsen and Merry Nguyen, students and environmentalists, observed the poor recycling system at UVU with a mission to make a change. The sustainability committee on campus found that the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 75 percent of the American waste stream is recyclable, but only about 30 percent is recycled. In an effort to solve funding issues and improve recycling on campus this committee turned to research conducted by Miller, Douglas, Olsen and...

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Health and Wellness Fair promotes more comprehensive programs for UVU

Ethan Kartchner speaks with a visitor about body image, and encourages him to read through the captions to learn the stories of the people in the photos. Photo by Lincoln Op’t Hof The tables at the 2017 Health and Wellness Fair in the Science Building atrium were not limited to exercise, diet and medical care, but also addressed a variety of mental and emotional well-being topics and techniques. Subjects oriented toward mental and emotional well-being included habit/addiction, body image and intuitive eating. Jessica Burns, community and public health education senior was at the habit and addiction booth informing visitors...

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