Holland’s exit could be beneficial for UVU

January 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes   With President Matthew Holland getting ready to leave to serve as a mission president for the LDS church, people are beginning to wonder who the next president could be and if the new president will have the same or different ideas than those of Holland. The university is at a crossroads, but if the […]

The #MeToo movement loses original focus

January 23, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Outing sexual predators overshadows support for survivors With Hollywood’s award season now underway, the #MeToo movement is seeing support from celebrities through their dress codes and conversations at the award shows. At its beginnings over a decade ago, the movement had good intentions, but questions are now being raised on if it has now […]

Student on the street: What do you think about 2017?

November 30, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Name: Brooke Steinicke Class: Senior Major: Photography “Overall it was a good year. I feel like overall it was a good one, but I’m still just ready for another one. I’m ready for a clean slate. I feel like by the end of the year you’re like yeah new year, I’m ready. Growing experiences, life […]

UVU’s funding opportunities should extend beyond financially “practical” degrees 

November 9, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes When students are asked about their major, many people expect to hear the students chose a sensible degree rather than one that might not create a financially stable career. Universities follow these same trends of putting the most funding into those “practical” departments, and UVU is no exception. UVU’s Planning, Budget and Assessment page states […]

The paranormal might be more than mere belief 

October 31, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Paranormal subjects, specifically those of ghosts and spirits, are universally popular. Though substantial proof of the supernatural has not been discovered, many still believe in a hereafter or some version of it. In 2015, Chapman University surveyed the beliefs of Americans and found that 41 percent believe places can be haunted by spirits, and 26 […]

Ghosts: real or not?

October 31, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Name: Sam Class: Sophomore Major: Elementary Education  “No, I don’t really believe in ghosts. There’s no point to them. They are either there to just scare people or they are to help people discover something, but I would think that is just intuition. Ghosts are always negative; they aren’t ever guides or spirits. I […]

Safety conversations should not require mass casualties

October 17, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Time to reexamine gun ownership   Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay shooting on Oct. 1, 2017 was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, defeating Orlando’s nightclub shooting as the death toll rises over 50. Breaking the national record twice in two years is a grim achievement for the country to say the least, and […]

Federal Investigation of Title IX office could bring pros and cons

October 6, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU became the subject of a Title IX investigation in August 2017, after the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) filed a complaint against the university for the ways the Title IX office has handled sexual assault reports. In an emailed statement to the UVU Review, Layton Shumway, representative of the school, said, “UVU is committed […]