Panel dissects Trump’s ethics

March 31, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Conflicts of interest are a human reality that cannot be escaped, says Derek Monson If we legally require a presidential candidate to release their tax returns, the ability to see whether they would freely offer it is lost, according to Derek Monson, director of public policy at the Sutherland Institute. The event, “Ethics in the […]

Wellness fair raises health concerns: Is the university doing enough to provide healthy food options?

March 13, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Is the university doing enough to provide healthy food options? UVU wellness programs organized a health fair to provide students with information about the need for exercise, healthy eating habits, regular cancer screenings and the dangers of vaping in the Science Building Atrium March 8-9. Berkley Alvey, a senior in community health, discussed the risks […]

Tito Momen stresses the importance of religious freedom

March 8, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Religious persecution affects two-thirds of the world, according to Tito Momen, UVU alumnus and author of “My Name Used to Be Mohammed.” UVUSA collaborated with the Interfaith Student Council (ISC), for its monthly Pizza and Politics event in the Ragan Theater Feb. 28 on the shifting landscape of religious diversity and the need for interfaith […]

Dune movie remake finds a director

February 27, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fans of Frank Herbert’s 1965 classic science fiction novel Dune should be pleased to learn that a remake of the movie has been announced under the directorship of Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Sicario). Director David Lynch released the original screen adaption of the novel in 1984, but failed to make it a success. Tainted by this […]

Religion, science don’t need to conflict says Ogden

February 24, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes The College of Science and Health organized its annual celebration of Darwin Day Feb. 15 in the Science Building to commemorate the contribution Charles Darwin made to science. “We’re celebrating science in general and the influence that [Darwin] and a lot of the other biologists had on our world today,” said Jacob Coulson, senior biology […]

Lisa Ling speaks about her experience as a journalist

February 7, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Lisa Ling, executive producer and host of “This Is Life” on CNN, travels the world she takes off her “American-style glasses.” “It’s hard to not go into experiences without having preconceived ideas,” said Ling. “Contrary to how a lot of Americans think, the ‘American way’ is not always the best way.” Ling covered a […]

Veterans’ Success features women’s panel

November 14, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Cody Glassett Personal experiences in the armed services and issues of gender inequality were the main issues brought up during a Veterans Women’s Panel in the Grande Ballroom Nov. 8. The Veteran’s Success Center and the Women’s Success Center at UVU kicked off Veteran’s week by featuring an hour and a half long […]

Is Appleism the new religion?

November 3, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The crowds went wild once again as Apple showcased its latest iPhone, the iPhone 7, at an event on September 7 in San Francisco. With an improved camera, waterproof shell and the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack, there seems to be quite a stir among enthusiasts for the iPhone’s latest features. Though on the […]