The Veg Review: Eat and Feel Well at Ginger’s Garden Café

March 21, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Located in downtown Springville, about fifteen minutes south of UVU campus, Ginger’s Garden Café is a hidden gem of the Utah County food scene. Springville is not a particularly foodie place and struggles to offer interesting options outside of the food chain rundown that plagues most of Utah’s recent development. Ginger’s is a welcome and […]

Benefit concert pays it forward to Alzheimer’s research

October 19, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boardwalk Sound, a venue and recording studio founded by two UVU students, Logan Caster and Braxton Bitsoi, is holding a battle-of-the-bands concert series as a fundraising campaign for Alzheimer’s research. Located in the heart of Orem and a few minutes drive from UVU’s main campus, the venue promises to deliver a jam-packed four-day event with […]

UVU Reflection Center Commemorates International Day of Peace

September 25, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Continuing with a now-established tradition, UVU’s Reflection Center joined forces with the Office of Global Engagement as well as a local peace-building non-profit to promote peace during the yearly International Day of Peace. The event, which featured presentations, dialogue and personal reflection, allowed participants to hear from experts and participate in meaningful dialogue while developing […]

Connor’s Big Ride Caps off Kid’s Bike Week

September 25, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Provo Bicycle Collective (PBC), a non-profit bike advocacy organization and community bike shop in the downtown Provo area, is culminating a week of youth-focused activities with a fitting project to raise funds. From Sept. 13 to the 18, Kid’s Bike week hosted a series of events including a park hopping social ride, volunteer nights as […]

Tune-Yards: Energetic and Conscious in the COVID Age

August 30, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following a difficult year of canceled and rescheduled dates, live music is once again thriving in the Utah scene. The return of both the Ogden and Salt Lake City Twilight Concert Series marked a return to regularly scheduled programming of large outdoor shows as well as those held at many indoor venues in the valley.   For detailed […]

The Complete Guide to Transportation at UVU

July 30, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes As a large commuter school, UVU has developed a variety of options for getting to and from the Orem campus. Whether you’re in a car, on public transportation or a bicycle, there are several key areas and campus services that every student should be aware of. No matter your form of transportation, every commuter should […]

Biking for Fun and Function with the Provo Bicycle Collective

July 30, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the world drew away from daily commutes and toward socially distanced activities, the growing popularity of biking through 2020-21 speaks to the perduring relevance of biking. Many credit this phenomenon  to a bicycle’s ability to transcend its primary function. While many ride bikes as a pastime, various organizations including the local Provo Bicycle Collective […]

Music Program Remerges with Live Performance

April 10, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Illustration by Gabriel Toscano As music lovers everywhere have learned this past year, there is no substitute for live performances. This fact became increasingly clear as excitement built up surrounding the annual showcase organized by UVU’s commercial music department. “Mixtape Live” brought together student-led bands to highlight their work in the best way possible given […]

Bilingual Theater for Youth Revives Old Tales with New World Issues

April 1, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes With their production of “Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale” by Deborah Wicks La Puma and Mexican playwright Karen Zacarias, UVU’s TYE (Theater for Youth Education) Center presented a familiar story with a singular twist.  Following the recent arrival of Cinderella or “Cenicienta” in a United States middle school and her American […]

The Veg Review: In Pizza We Crust

March 18, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes As someone who loves food, transitioning to a plant-based diet came with a set of interesting challenges. Among the most frustrating was not knowing where to go out to eat.  This Veg Review series explores the growing selection of vegetarian and vegan food available throughout Utah Valley.  Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or just trying […]