Good Trump Bad Trump

Good Trump Bad Trump

Illustration by Gary Hatch Just when you thought the ride was over, President Donald Trump continued his rollercoaster presidency with more ups and downs then can possibly be talked about. His Twitter account is still a problem for the American people and it doesn’t seem like he will be changing that anytime soon. This is […]

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Campus was buzzing with events celebrating women the week of March 8. Activities ranged from a traditional European tea night produced by the international student council on March 4, to a Utah Women’s Leadership event on March 7. However, in a non-academic or political setting, this holiday is almost unheard of.  Without boxes of chocolates […]

Jesse Ruins Parking

Jesse Ruins Parking

Welcome to UVU, best known for its open enrollment, high inclusivity, awesome education and lack of parking. Like many other higher education institutions, finding a parking stall is a sincere battleground. The only difference between UVU and other universities is that UVU boasts about being the highest enrolled college in the state. More people means […]

Student on the Street: Mid-term edition

Student on the Street: Mid-term edition

  Name: Allyson Christiansen Major: History Education Year: Junior “I never keep [New Years’ resolutions], so there’s no point [in making them] anyway. [The semester has] been going pretty good, I think. It’s hard to get to know people. I don’t live on campus, and I don’t live with people. I got married, so I […]

Is America Normalizing Mental Illness

Is America Normalizing Mental Illness

Is the American population normalizing mental illness into society? If not a mental illness, then why are there so many signs of mental illness within the transgender community and also such high rates of suicide? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of transgender is “of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity […]

Alternate reality and alternative facts

Alternate reality and alternative facts

Illustration by Cole Eisenhour Since Jan. 20, the United States has lived in its own reality that is being carefully constructed by the Trump administration. This administration coined the term “alternative facts,” which has become increasingly relevant to the information coming out of the White House. This is a troubling and dangerous trend that needs […]

Jesse Ruins Utah’s Air

Jesse Ruins Utah’s Air

Utah is home to some of the most beautiful scenery, from tall mountains, to gorgeous hikes and lakes. The one thing, however, that Utah takes negative heat for is its poor air quality. The metro areas of Salt Lake City, Provo, Orem and Logan are registered as the sixth and seventh most unhealthy cities to […]

An argument against drug testing in the welfare system

An argument against drug testing in the welfare system

Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Welfare reform is a constant staple of the campaigning politician, with those on the right wanting to create further restrictions on people seeking government assistance. One of the biggest arguments in recent years is the desire to implement required drug testing for anyone wanting to receive help. Here’s why drug testing […]

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