The great dress debate

February 27, 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thursday, Feb. 26, a Tumblr post about a dress went crazy viral with one question: is it blue with black lace or white with gold lace? The post flooded social media platforms, sparking debates  with strong opinions between those who saw blue/black and those who saw white/gold. Even celebrities joined in on the quest for […]

Wind Symphony changes STEM to STEAM

February 26, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes The wind symphony’s annual children’s concert on Feb. 18 was a hit for audiences of all ages with great music and a positive message tied together with entertaining humor. Titled Dr. Calamari and the (Mad) Science of Music, the performance included an animated short designed by a class ofDigital Media sophomores called Cyborg Shrimp, the […]

Choreographers design their way to the top

February 12, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah Regional Ballet held its sixth annual Choreography Design Competition Feb. 6-7 in the Ragan Theater, where the six finalists had their choreography performed. Two choreographers were selected for one of three divisions: emerging, students who have yet to be paid for their design; pre-professional, those currently enrolled in an institution or elite training program; […]

FanX 2015: a nerdtastic event

February 6, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo credit: Amanda Hollman Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience is back for their fourth con and continues to be a popular event filled with fans in cosplay, panels, vendors, celebrities and fun. Day two of the event brought a lot of “Whovians “and “Potterheads” anxiously awaiting the opportunity to see their favorite celebrities.  FanX […]

Photo gallery: Intertribal Powwow

December 1, 2014

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo credit: Gabi Cambell On November 15, the Multicultural Center presented its 11th annual Intertribal Powwow, which featured traditional Native American dancing, crafts, food and art. The all day event was full of fun with handcrafted jewelry and other products for sale. Proceeds from the event went towards a scholarship and an emergency fund for UVU’s […]

Feel the rhythm of the night

October 6, 2014

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo credit: Amanda Hollman The halls of the Sorensen Student Center were filled with music Friday night as hundreds of people gathered in the Grande Ballroom for the Bachata Fest 2014.   Both students and non-students, experts in bachata and novices came with their dancing shoes to dance the night away from 10 p.m. until […]

The unexpected adrenaline rush of her dreams

October 3, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Update: Megan Moffitt, a freshman in nursing, had the time of her life when she had the opportunity to go on the CBS show The Price is Right. On the fourth round, the contestants had to guess what the retail market value for a Flexsteel leather chair and ottoman. Moffitt won the round and with […]

Warning signs

September 26, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes While I wouldn’t consider my previous relationship to be abusive, now that I am out of it I can see that there were signs that it could have become one. Luckily for me, I had good friends that helped me see past the red flags and the excuses that I made for them, though it […]

Celebrities galore at Comic Con 2014

September 6, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes The second day of Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 had a wide variety of panels that guests could choose to attend. Smallvillle fans filled the north ballroom to listen to Michael Rosenbaum, who played Lex Luther on the popular television show. Since he felt like he was on “the Titanic” when he was standing on […]

Comic Con 2014 kick off

September 5, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nerds of all kinds anxiously gathered at the Salt Place Convention Center on Thursday for the second annual Salt Lake Comic Con; some waited three or more hours to get inside. At this year’s event, UVU was well represented. The School of the Arts had a vendor booth with promotional items and information to give out to attendees. Three […]