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bell is back

Topic becomes teacher as hooks returns to UVU Prominent feminist theorist, professor and author bell hooks will be attending UVU for a third time Sept. 19-21. This time she will help teach a philosophy course for a week which focuses on works by hooks and by French philosopher Michel Foucault. She is known within academia as articulating the intersectionality of race, class, and gender and how patriarchy affects us all. Hooks also discusses how capitalism is part of a perpetual force which reinscribes issues of racism, sexism and oppression within society. Mike Shaw, professor of philosophy, and John Christensen,...

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Roots of Knowledge wins this year’s CODA’s People’s Choice award

Photo by Lilly Van Buren Roots of Knowledge was named one of two winners of the People’s Choice award Aug. 31 after CODAawards considered 100 different entries Tom Holdman, owner of Holdman Studios and creator of the stain glass windows first approached President Holland with this idea 12 years ago. What started out as a small scale vision from Holdman studios became a stain glass masterpiece comprising of 80 windows and over 43,000  pieces of cut, hand-painted, carved, fused, and blown glass, measuring 10′ by 200′ and costing roughly 3.5 million dollars. “The 12 year journey was a long...

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