Stay in the know

December 6, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a world where constantly updating information is at our fingertips, most students can easily stay in the know. While a feeling of information overload may arise, there are details that are important for students to know, especially about the world directly around them, including their school by text message. Through the Opt in program, […]

2 die in UVU plane crash

November 17, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Up to par

November 1, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes The NWCCU will be coming to visit and review UVU to assess accreditation status When this institution became a university, most were thrilled with the new status. Yet many may not consider the process and work that was, and still must be, put into receiving and maintaining university status. On Nov. 3, the Northwest Commission […]

The real world of PR: UVU chapter of PRSSA visits Washington, D.C.

November 1, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Most students work tirelessly throughout the school year to get good grades, create good contacts, find the perfect internship and get the hands-on experience that will land them their dream job upon graduation. Last week, the National PRSSA conference was held in Washington, D.C. and 15 public relations students had the opportunity to represent this […]

Spring registration has sprung

October 25, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spring registration began Monday, Oct. 25. While many students choose to wait until the beginning of the semester to register, with constantly growing numbers, many academic advisors are encouraging students to register early in order to get into the classes they need and want. For those looking for an elective or even just an interesting […]

Jaywalking costs

October 4, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute As students rush from car to class, they sometimes forget the importance of being safe. Starting last week, many students received a harsh reminder to keep safe when the campus police department started issuing misdemeanor citations for jaywalking. Just like a traffic citation, a citation for jaywalking requires the student, faculty or even community member […]


September 27, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Most can understand the need to escape every now and then. Yet for someone having thoughts of suicide, that need for escape can make their life hang in the balance. On Sept. 18, a special event, “Celebrate U,” was sponsored by the Second Chance Foundation of Utah, in conjunction with Student Health Services and the […]


September 27, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Each year in the early spring, the Food and Care Coalition of Provo organizes the “Bowls for Humanity” event. One of their main contributors is the school’s Clay Club, and this year, they are getting an early start. The Ceramic Artists Association, or Clay Club, makes 400-500 bowls with their bowl-a-thon events, one of which […]

Running for UVU

September 27, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Most running enthusiasts are aware of the St. George Marathon that will be taking place on Saturday, Oct. 2. For those runners lucky enough to be chosen through the lottery to participate in the marathon, training for this 26.2 mile run began long ago. While training is one important aspect of the race, for some […]


September 20, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beginning today and continuing through Sept. 30, students will have the opportunity to register to vote. The UVUSA, along with other entities on campus, will be sponsoring the 2010 UVote Voter Registration Drive. A table will be set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in various locations around campus where students can register to […]