A new year, a new start

January 11, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes Being the connoisseur of new-age narcissism that I am, I delight in making my yearly New Years Rezes. With the beginning of a new year, we have a prime opportunity to change ourselves for the better and reach the goals in our life that we just haven’t yet been able to attain. Here are just […]

BLOG: Waiting for MJ

December 9, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes The McKay Events Center brimmed with a stoked crowd yesterday, all believing they were going to see Bryon Russell take on the man who had already bested him—Michael Jordan. It was probably the largest amount of people the Utah Flash had ever seen at one of their games. I remained skeptical because I had heard […]

BLOG: Peace-rally on Tuesday

December 1, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here’s the latest local Facebook event scoop–A demonstration is being orchestrated tomorrow to coincide with reports that Obama will announce his plan for Afghanistan tomorrow, Dec. 1. The purpose of the demonstration is to give students and community members who do not want to see troop escalation a chance to voice their opinions. The information […]

Weapons, cars, family and faith

November 23, 2009

Reading Time: 3 minutes UVSC graduate stars in new reality show, Family Armor Go to work, shoot and blow up cars, come home, take care of the family. For Trent Kimball, CEO and president of Texas Armory Corporation (TAC) and former UVSC student, this is all part of a day’s work. “The weapons part of the job is a […]

Hey Joe

November 16, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU has a unique history of inviting eccentric speakers to campus. There was of course the cataclysmic 2004 Michael Moore/Sean Hannity episode. Then there was Ralph Nader conducting an alternative commencement for disgruntled BYU students in 2007. Well, the good news is, it seems, we intend to continue this tradition. On Nov. 18, Joe the […]

BLOG: Make this Christmas a digital one

November 12, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute I know it’s a bit early to talk about Christmas, but, hey, Thanksgiving usually gets neglected anyways… right? Well if you’re already thinking about what gifts you intend to buy your friends/family/comrades, you could get some sweet digital portraits made for them. UVU artist Jess Smart Smiley is taking orders between now and Nov. 25 […]

Letting go with meditation- An interview with UVU Philosophy professor Wayne Hanewicz

November 9, 2009

Reading Time: 4 minutes What sparked your interest in meditation? Over the years, I’ve met a number of Buddhists and talked to them about meditation. Also, my doctorate includes a strong area in personality theory and psychiatry. That, when combined with teaching philosophy, one can’t help but think about the relationship of human consciousness and how we live in […]

BLOG: Get your Marx on

November 4, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Wed. Nov 4, UVU’s Revolutionary Students Union will present “A Lecture on Marxist Theory” given by UVU professor Pierre Lamarche. All are welcome to attend. For those unfamiliar with the RSU, the following is quoted from the club’s Web site: “The Revolutionary Students Union aims to examine the possibility of overthrowing global capitalism and […]

BLOG: Get ready for Kirkmount

November 4, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute This Wednesday, the UVU Artist’s Guild presents the Irish folk champions Kirkmount in a benefit concert in the Ragan Theatre at 7 p.m. The musical group of brothers play traditional Celtic music of their Nova Scotian background, and have played concerts all over the U.S. They have performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and have […]

Balance yourself with yoga

September 28, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re like most students, you’re probably starting to feel the weight of classes bear down on you. With UVU’s yoga club, you can start to strip away that stress. To those who’ve been living in a cave and are unfamiliar with yoga, it is a different sort of exercise that has its participants engage […]