The Harry Styles photo dropper: a campus mystery

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The Harry Styles photo dropper: a campus mystery

As Halloween approaches, there’s something spooky happening at UVU. Something bizarre. No one knows how or why, only that everywhere you go, there he is. That dazzling smile, that artful tattoo sleeve… the one hand perched on top of a full, pregnant belly. It’s Pregnant Harry Styles. These scraps of paper, barely bigger than a […]

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The Music Scene: Where to Catch a Good Show

When looking for things to do in Utah Valley, a crowd favorite is live music. According to graduate student Julia Chiou, an avid attendee of shows, live music is a way to bring people together. “Local music isn’t just about the music; it’s about the people, It is all about authenticity and storytelling. The performers […]

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Mind the deadline

Dates freshmen should know for Fall 2019 While some academic dates are self-explanatory, the intricacies of others might be unclear to someone new to college. Rather than puzzling it out for yourself, here are the important upcoming dates and what they mean. July 31 – Tuition deadline The first important deadline is July 31, the […]

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Made of Honor: Student groups combine efforts as they seek honor code reform

“[The honor code office] is part of the reason why a lot of people enjoy and feel comfortable at BYU and choose to go there,” Smith said. “It’s not an anarchist protest or movement against the Church … we just want to bring current enforcement and actions in line with that Christlike message that the church and Honor Code Office stand for.”

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Mark Pope plans to take BYU coaching job, leaves behind UVU after four seasons

Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics Recent rumors have been confirmed to be true, as UVU’s Mark Pope is expected to take the job at BYU. Pope leaves behind UVU’s men’s basketball program after their all-time best season, racking in 25 total wins and a home record of 14-1 in 2018-2019. The feeling of a coaching […]

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Run the world girls: Velour’s Les Femmes series aims to inspire female artists

Les Femmes, a four-night event spotlighting local female musicians, kicked off its eighth annual showcase on Thursday, Feb. 21. Every band on the bill featured acts fronted by women.

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Student Voice forum raises common scheduling issues

UVU Student Association’s latest Student Voice forum focused on students’ struggles with class scheduling Tuesday at Center Stage. The forum provided students with an opportunity to voice their concerns and specific issues to a panel of faculty and staff who work on scheduling committees and in related offices. Many department chairs also attended and spoke […]

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Two cars burn in mock crime fire

Forensic science students analyze mock vehicle fire crime scene. On Tuesday, Feb. 12, two cars were lit on fire in a controlled burn by the Fire Recruit Candidate Academy at UVU in a criminal recreation of an arson crime. Students in the Advanced Crime Scene Techniques course were instructed to arrive on the scene the […]

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Survey of local Tinder profiles unearths most common features

Pictures by waterfalls. Name dropping The Office. Mirror selfies. If you’ve ever found yourself swiping through Tinder, America’s most popular dating app, and asking yourself the question “Why do so many of these look the same?” — you’re not alone. Last week, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Brandee Watters and I set out to find the […]

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Astronautics Development Club launches first rocket

Rockets are coming to Utah Valley University this spring semester with the arrival of the Astronautics Development Club and their goal to send a rocket to space. The ADC centers around building their own rockets and sending them into space in order to do a variety of scientific experiments. “The experiments could range from studies […]

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Street art club helps change negative view of graffiti

Kelsie DeKarver Staff Writer Photos by Landon Deltin A UVU student has started an official street art club in hopes to change the community’s views on street art as well as gain the administration’s support in producing a student mural. Graffiti is often seen as a negative term. Street art, however, is an art form. […]

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Modern spin on “Bride of Frankenstein” astounds in its twisted beauty

UVU Theater department chair and director Chris Clark scores again Lee Thomas Lifestyle Editor Photo by Jaron Hermansen   Sackerson Productions’ experimental new version of “Bride of Frankenstein” is now playing in an unassuming industrial warehouse in Salt Lake City. The play is a bizarre, yet bewitching piece of art that is an excellent example […]

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Baseball  Overall     |    Pct.    |     Conf     |    Pct.    |    Streak     |    Home    |     Away    |    Neutral       7-19       |   .269   |     3-3        |   .500 […]

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Western Athletic Conference   Baseball Sacramento State Seattle University Grand Canyon North Dakota Northern Colorado Utah Valley University Bakersfield New Mexico State Chicago State Texas-Pan American Softball New Mexico State Grand Canyon University Missouri-Kansas City Bakersfield Seattle University Utah Valley University

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Why Students Choose Utah/UVU

By Tiffany Thatcher Assistant News Editor   Much like UVU itself, Utah is fast eradicating its “way out west in the sticks” reputation and exchanging it for one of a force to be reckoned with, especially on an educational scale. Out-of-state and out-of-country students make up 14 percent of UVU students and pay extra just […]

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Alumnos internacionales, actividades y muchas expectativas

Empieza un nuevo semestre lleno de actividades para los alumnos internacionales en UVU. El inicio de las actividades crea gran expectativa  en los alumnos.   Dinar Kunakaef, 22 años de edad, y estudiante de negocios internacionales, es  el actual presidente de los alumnos internacionales en UVU.  Dinar es de Rusia y llegó a los Estados […]

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Moving on in music, in theory

Music department administration shuffles resources to account for the void left after the departure of Larry Johnson.   Changes made in the music department faculty lineup this semester will allow students to encounter music education in a different way, giving them experience they are not likely to find anywhere else.   This semester, Associate Professor […]

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International ties with China

By Vanessa Perkins News Editor   In Quin Province, on the shores of the Huangshui River in western China, lies a university which will now know the UVU name for a long time.   Qinghai Normal University President Dong Jiaping and President Mathew Holland took part in a signing ceremony on July 13 at the […]

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Police Beat

  By Tiffany Thatcher   Asst. News Editor   For the most part UVU police have it easy in this safe valley, but like most campuses, UVU is not void of interesting incidents. Three notable calls were recently made to dispatch, including a missing person, suspicious activity, and public urination.   Officers G. Smith and […]

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News Briefs for September 6, 2011

Nu Skin continues to support UVU students This year marks the 70th year for UVU as an institution, and on October 14 Nu Skin will be giving the title sponsor of UVU’s 2011 president’s scholarship ball.   This event is one of the most important in promoting student success and academic excellence at UVU.   […]

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Online Only: Wrestling makes double-header home debut

The Wolverine wrestling team made up for over a month’s worth of road matches, hosting two consecutive home meets over the weekend. UVU opened its two-day homestand Friday against conference rival Northern Colorado. The matchup featured two nationally ranked grapplers in Ben Kjar (12) and the Bears’ Justin Gaethje (13), though they competed in different […]

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Wolverines’ Isiah steals spotlight from NBA legend for one night

With NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas in town, it was only appropriate that UVU’s own Isiah would put on a show. Junior transfer Isiah Williams led a scorching Wolverine offense with 26 points en route to a 95-92 win over Florida International University. Thomas, a member of the NBA Hall of Fame, is the […]

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Lady Wolverines fall twice more, but grow stronger

The lady Wolverines wrapped up their pre-Christmas schedule against Boise State falling short 80-71 at home Monday night. The Broncos of Boise State (8-4) were a little too much for the lady Wolverines (1-10) to handle coming up short on a late rally in the second half. The lady Wolverines were within one point and […]

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Wolverines get victory before Christmas break

Two days ago, 7,124 fans rocked the UCCU Center to watch Utah Valley host Utah State, setting a school attendance record in the process. The 415 fans that turned out for Monday’s game were more subdued. That didn’t stop UVU from rolling over the Mayville State Comets 80-60. The Wolverines dominated from the start, scoring […]

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Wolverines battle, but fall to Aggies

Utah State’s alley-oop and dunk combo with 1:15 left in the game was the exclamation point on their 76-58 blowout over Utah Valley University Saturday night. The 7,124 fans that attended the game Saturday night, a division I school record, created a charged atmosphere both teams were able to use in the first half. Despite […]

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Cougars take game from lady Wolverines

Crosstown rival BYU came on Thursday night and left with a 74-47 win against the lady Wolverines. The Cougars’ 27-point finish may have been due to Utah Valley’s 19 turnovers, which BYU turned into 27 points. “I feel like the first 10 minutes we stood toe to toe with them [BYU], handled their defensive pressure, […]

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Men’s basketball blow out Sacramento State in weekend game

Freshman Holton Hunsaker went 5-8 behind the arch on the way to his career-high 23 points Saturday night as Utah Valley (4-3) beat Sacramento State (2-5) in a 77-52 blow-out. UVU brought the momentum from their road win last Wednesday night to the UCCU Center, building a solid lead early in the first half. Sacramento […]

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2 die in UVU plane crash

On Wednesday afternoon, a Diamond Aircraft DA 20-C1 plane registered to Utah Valley University crashed in Payson, near Wilson Elementary. “[There are] two confirmed dead, a UVU student and a certified flight instructor,” said Brad Plothow, from University Marketing. The deceased are a male student and a female instructor. The plane came down in the […]

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Online only: Wolverines run out of gas, fall 66-71 in OT

A late rally to end overtime could not lift UVU over a 10-point deficit, falling 66-71 to the University of Maine in the season opener last Friday. “Tough game,” said Coach Dick Hunsaker. “We knew Maine was a tough team going in.” The University of Maine entered the UCCU Center returning 11 players from the […]

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Student suicide prevented by campus, local authorities

A student intending to commit suicide from the seventh-level ledge of the Computer Science building was brought down to safety by campus and city officials this morning. Chris Taylor, associate vice president of communication and marketing, said the student left a note describing his intentions with an academic advisor earlier that morning. After the student […]

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Suspicious package proves a dud

Just before 2:00 p.m., a “suspicious package” was spotted on the terrace level between the Student Center and Sparks Automotive Buildings. It was a small cardboard package placed on top of a flower box. Officers put caution tape around the area and waited for a specialist to arrive to determine the nature of the package. […]

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Here and Now: From backpacks to a drawer

Though this university has a low level of crime and theft the loss of valuables is common, because students tend to neglect their belongings. One of the places on campus that students should know about is the Lost and Found. Many students leave or forget their belongings on chairs in corridors and this is often […]

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Breaking News: UCAS student struck by vehicle

Daniel James, a 16-year-old Utah County Academy of Sciences (UCAS) student, was struck by a woman driving a Dodge truck Monday, Sept. 13 between 7:30 and 8:00 a.m. The truck proceeded to roll over James’ legs before stopping, according to witnesses. Mr. Howard, Assistant Principal at UCAS, said, “Last year or the year before, there […]

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Here and Now: Institute of religion a top priority for students

This is a translation of Aqui y Ahora, a weekly article printed in Spanish. This is from the Sep 6 issue of the UVU Review. The Orem Institute of Religion, located near the Sorenson Student Center, has initiated a new campaign to promote classes to new students. “President Monson has been motivating students to make […]

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New name and continuing partnership

During a press conference on Aug. 30, President Holland announced the continuation and expansion of a long standing relationship with UCCU. “We are entering into a 10 year agreement, in return for $250,000 a year from Utah Community Credit Union, in return for the naming of the events center,” said President Holland. This University and […]

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Lt. Shane Whitaker and The Case of The Farmington Floozy

Know what happens when you don’t read inter-office memos? First of all, you end up being the only schmuck in regular business duds on Hawaiian  Friday. But, even worse, you don’t hear about any possible sting operations that might be being set up at a seedy motel near you. Being totally ignorant of any possible […]

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Nourishment over consumption: Agi’s Raw Foods brings quality to the valley

It’s clear that a restaurant is on the right track when its tomatoes taste like tomatoes. This is seldom the case with establishments that source their ingredients from international growers. As a strictly raw, organic, vegan and locally-sourced herb shop and cafe, Agi’s Raw Foods uses the kind of superior vegetables that draw a drastic […]

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Rising to the next level: Baseball star Brinkerhoff takes big game to big leagues

The honors keep on coming for UVU baseball’s Jace Brinkerhoff. The former Wolverine third baseman took his game to a whole new level this month after being picked by the Los Angeles Angels in the 38th round of the 2010 MLB Draft. After the first two days of the draft had passed with no news […]

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Noorda Summer Theater Camp puts on shows

UVU is about to showcase theatrical talent from a group of local youth. As part of the first ever Noorda Summer Theater Camp, three productions begin on June 29. The camp was set up to help kids to not only learn about the theatrical arts, but also to get them directly involved. The camp participants […]

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The Arizona Immigration law: Power to the people or power from the people?

A couple weeks ago, Johana graduated from Provo High School. Along with many of her peers, she had been expecting to attend UVU this fall. Her career of choice: Education.  “Right now, I’m hoping to become a teacher,” she says. Johana came, legally to the U.S., when she was 5 years old. Shortly after, their […]

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A Year of Incredible Growth

A little over one year ago, President Holland arrived during the transitional phase between a state college and a fully developed university. Through strong leadership and with a constant eye on the mission set before him, Holland shaped a serious and engaged, yet inclusive, institution. He has built a strong university, even while wading through […]

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UVU’s Ballroom Dance Teams Unite to Put on Their End-of-Semester Concert

The ballroom dance company at Utah Valley University put on their end-of-semester ballroom concert Nov. 23-24 at the Scott and Karen Smith Theater in the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts. UVU’s Ballroom Dance company is comprised of four different teams; Tour, Back-Up Tour, Advanced Back-Up Team and Beginning Back-Up Team.   The concert lasted  1 […]

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Living Maas With Greg (Maas) | QF S2 Ep09

An in-depth interview with UVU men’s soccer coach Greg Maas about the last season. Subscribe To This Podcast!Anchor: https://anchor.fm/uvurevuApplePodcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-office-hours/id1436376268?mt=2&uo=4GooglePodcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy82ZDBmMGIwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNzSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5VNlQtFGtRTIyvmwdEZu9zStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/anchor-podcasts/the-office-hours Credits:   Hosts: Andrew Creer and Tanner Heath  Production, Editing, and Mixing by: Ethan Young  Designed By: Ysabel Berger(Original Air Date: 12/11/19)

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Wolverines yet to find their rhythm, losing 52-63 at home

Looking to bounce back from a tough loss, the Utah Valley women’s basketball team hosted the University of Montana on Saturday, Dec. 7, in Lockhart Arena. Although showing much improvement, the Wolverines couldn’t hold off the Grizzlies, falling 52-63.  The jerseys might still be the same, the players might still have the same names, but […]

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A Very Harry Mystery Episode 1: A Very Harry Introduction

The highly-anticipated first episode introduces Lead Investigative Reporters Olivia Diaz & Hunter Lock as they examine the incidents across UVU campus.

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UVU Back on the Track at the Weber State Winter Open

It has been nearly seven months to the day that the Utah Valley University track and field teams won the WAC championship on the men’s side and took second for the women. With another championship in mind, the team ventured to Weber State University on Dec. 6-7, to commence their indoor season. Though the meet wasn’t scored, the Wolverines showed some great potential on both the men’s and women’s teams.

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Wolverines lose nail-biter at SUU, extend losing streak to four

Following their first home game since Nov. 21, the Utah Valley men’s basketball team hit the road again to face Southern Utah on Saturday, Dec. 7, in Cedar City, Utah. UVU entered the game having played five of the last seven games on the road and the fatigue showed as they fell to the Thunderbirds 73-72.

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UVU loses in-state matchup against WSU, drops third-straight

Coming off a bad 31-point road loss over the weekend, Utah Valley men’s basketball tried to rebound at home on Wednesday, Dec. 4, with an in-state matchup against Weber State. But, the force was not strong enough even on Star Wars night for the Wolverines as they lost 67-72. The all-time series was knotted up […]

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“This music is for everyone,” says Utah Symphony Conductor

World-class art at student’s fingertips With their hopes and dreams on the line, juggling the many responsibilities of adulthood and student life can leave a student feeling overwhelmed and discouraged. But with world-class art at their fingertips in the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, the decision to pause and be transformed by magnificent works […]

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What goes up must come down: UVU falls days after first win of season

The Utah Valley Women’s basketball team hosted Idaho State University on Tuesday, Dec. 3. After achieving their first win just three days prior, the Wolverines looked to make it two, but instead fell 61-88 to the Bengals.  The first half of play shed light on the holes in both the offense and defense for the […]

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UVU picks up first win of the season against UAV

The Utah Valley University women’s basketball team defeated the University of Antelope Valley 77-61 on Saturday, Nov. 30 at home in the UCCU Center. This was the Wolverines first victory of the short season, snapping their five-game losing streak.

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