U. S. National Taekwondo Team members coach UVU club

January 6, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Samery Moras was ranked 4th in the U.S. for her Taekwondo skills in 2014. Photo courtesy of UVU Taekwondo Club   U.S. National Taekwondo Team members Samery Moras and Jared Reed are striving to get members of UVU’s Taekwondo club to form a team capable of competing in the National Collegiate Championship in the spring […]

APS connects with foster teens through stocking exchange

December 22, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alpha Phi Sigma, the criminal justice national honor society, combined efforts with Utah County Department of Child and Family Services Dec. 4 for its second annual Christmas stocking exchange. For this event, both the APS club and students in the criminal justice department put together approximately 100 stockings. Each stocking was filled with various gifts […]

Club of the Month Program takes clubs to the next level

December 11, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cheyenn Clayburn | Staff Writer   Each year the clubs office chooses an initiative to help improve the quality of clubs at UVU. This year they chose to focus their efforts on improving and emphasizing the club of the month program. “This program helps clubs help themselves,” said UVUSA club Ambassador McKenna Einfeldt. The club of […]

Spectrum club responds to LDS policy

November 16, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Spectrum Club provides safe environment for all individuals Cheyenn Clayburn | Staff Writer Many members of the UVU Spectrum club have an LDS background and were affected by the latest policy changes that were announced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Nov. 5. Since the announcement the Spectrum club has strived […]

UVU, BYU unite to ease hunger in Utah Valley

November 9, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Valley United Food Drive begins on campus Cheyenn Clayburn | Staff Writer Photo credit: Mike Richardson The UVU and BYU student alumni associations have teamed up for the third annual Valley United Against Hunger Food Drive, which will run from Nov. 9-30. All of the funds and food collected from this drive will be donated to […]

Reyes: Human trafficking is in every community

October 12, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cheyenn Clayburn | Staff Writer There are more than two million children worldwide that are enslaved in the commercial sex trade industry. According to a 2013 Congressional Research Service report, there are more than 17,000 people that are trafficked into the United States alone. Many of these individuals are forced into slave labor, used to […]

Clubs vie for new members

September 28, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cheyenn Clayburn | Staff Writer   On Sept. 16-17, 120 different clubs displayed information booths in the Grande Ballroom with the intent of getting more students involved in extracurricular activities on campus. Attending Club Rush is one way for students to become informed about the current clubs on campus. Club Rush is a two-day event held […]

‘Unprecedented amount’ of volunteers show for Day of Caring

September 21, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cheyenn Clayburn | Staff Writer Photos courtesy of Steve Anderson   On September 10, UVU students and faculty participated in the United Way of Utah County’s Day of Caring.   For this event, United Way joins with local businesses for various service projects. The total of volunteers that attended the Day of Caring from UVU was approximately […]

Student Alumni Association wins first-ever national award

September 8, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVUSAA’s “Stop Being Boring” campaign wins Outstanding Internal Program   Cheyenn Clayburn | Staff Writer   UVU’s Student Alumni Association won its first-ever national award in August from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for its student engagement campaign, “Stop Being Boring.” This campaign won at the CASE Affiliated Student Advancement Programs district competition […]

End of the world

April 15, 2013

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nov. 12, 2012   As December looms closer, a question arises on many students’ minds: Will the world end on December 21? According to the theory that when the Mayan calendar ends, the world will come to an end suggests that it will. The Mayan calendar comes from the pyramid of Kukulkan at Chichén Itzá. […]