Undercover Colors: Polish with a purpose

September 17, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo credit: Valerie Cheatham   Four male students at North Carolina State University developed Undercover Colors, a nail polish that can detect the presence of Rohypnol, Xanax and Gama Hydroxybutyrate- also known as GHB or the “date rape drug”. The drug is detected once the nail covered in the Undercover Colors nail polish is immersed […]

Ritalin on campus

January 21, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes Elizabeth Suggs, reporter, [email protected]   According to University of Utah Health Sciences, Ritalin is the most commonly prescribed medication for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), and is currently being prescribed to nearly six million U.S. citizens. Yet, for many college-aged students, Adderall is increasingly becoming what is known as the “study drug,” according to USCience […]

Looking Through Google GLASS

September 28, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Google’s newest venture, GLASS, a thin “lens-less” band, will be made available in 2014 to the public. Many have already tested GLASS during the year for a nice price of around $1,500; Google expects the price, upon release, to be much less expensive. “Its next-generation product that’s best described as a cross between a pair […]

Google Wallet

September 9, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Similar to PayPal, Google Wallet is a “smart, virtual wallet for in-store and online shopping” according to Google. Google Wallet can be easily used in many stores using “PayPass,” a payment method used by tapping the device or by providing a signature. In 2011, Google created what is known as the Google Wallet, but because […]


April 8, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Are UVU students more inclined to get into relationships during spring? From what I have seen, it doesn’t seem to be so. Most agree that love happens during the summer nights. It makes sense to wait when there is so much to do during the school semesters. Like Krystyl Parker, a senior at UVU getting […]


April 8, 2013

Reading Time: 3 minutes I sat down in the Science building auditorium. I watched the lights dim, voices quieted. Before the play started, a “Yes on Proposition 8” commercial came on.  It would set the mood for what the rest of the night would be like. On Friday the 29th of March, at 7:30 PM and Saturday the 30th […]

Why Utah

April 1, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Students from UVU, like any other college or University, aren’t just from Utah. More and more international and out-of-state students are coming here, and UVU hopes more will flood in with the loss in students due to the missionary age change in the LDS church. But what is it that brings students from all over […]

Marriage Age

April 1, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent study made by a professor at BYU discovered the average age for marriage had increased. Whether or not this is a problem is up to the students to decide. Jessica Hall, a UVU sophomore in English education, is happy that the average age appears to be rising. “It’s better to get married at […]

To graduate or not to graduate

April 1, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes College is that thing you do right after high school, sometimes later, or not at all. In some instances, college is started, but never finished.   In their paper “Is that paper really due today?” Peter J. Collier and David L. Morgan wrote, “Success in College is not simply a matter of students demonstrating academic […]