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Vegor Pedersen: big man on campus

Reading Time: 3 minutes A fear of electricity, an addiction to TV and having pet names for campus regulars based on woodland creatures are just tiny portions of what creates Christian V. Pedersen, otherwise known as Vegor. He is a campus classic and our hero for the week. Here is what he had to say.

UVU hosts the 3rd Congressional District debate

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah Valley University will host the 3rd Congressional District debate on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in UVU’s Grande Ballroom, located in the Student Center (SC). The intended participants include Bennion Spencer, Democrat; Jason Chaffetz, Republican; and Jim Noorlander, Constitution.

Lisa Beaudry: the well-rounded student

Reading Time: 2 minutes Former marine, daughter of a racecar driver and mother of six, Lisa Beaudry is one of UVU’s newer students. She is our hero for the week. Here is what she had to say. Q: What interesting or unique things can you tell me about yourself? A: I have lived a very interesting life.

UVU athletics taking over wetlands area

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Only one percent of Utah is wet,” states the Utah Wetlands Interpretive Network (UWIN) website. “It is an essential one percent that provides habitat for 80 percent of Utah’s wildlife sometime during their life.” Part of this one percent is located on the UVU campus.

Liz Hitch: Serving UVU

Reading Time: 2 minutes Considering that President Sederberg recently left UVU and that a replacement has not been selected, who is running this university? The answer can be found in two words, Elizabeth Hitch, our hero of the week. Here is what she had to say. Q: Can you explain your current position at UVU? A: I am currently interim president of UVU.

Hooge’s Heroes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Heidi Gray is not only a UVU student and mother of four, but also a multimillion-dollar business owner. She is our hero for the week. Here is what she had to say: