Politics in Review 2/8-2/14 – Impeachment, impeachment, and more impeachment. (I’m tired.)

February 16, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Welcome back! This week is loaded with political news, so I’m gonna try something different. For the ongoing impeachment trial of former President Trump, I’m going to section this out day-by-day to make it more readable and straightforward. Tuesday The majority of Tuesday was spent deciding whether or not the trial itself is constitutional. House […]

Politics in Review 2/1-2/7

February 7, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hey all! Bit of a slow week this week, so I’ll keep things brief. Covid Relief On Thursday, Congress began the process of passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.  Since democrats were unable to win over the ten senate republicans needed to pass the bill, they will be using a process called budget […]

UVU to open Young Living Alumni Center

February 7, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute In late January, UVU and Young Living Essential Oils announced the planned construction of a new 31,000-square-foot alumni center.  The new center is being funded in part by a $4.5 million donation from Young Living, and will serve as a hub for campus activity. In addition to a state-of-the-art events center for gatherings, the building […]

Politics in review 1/25-1/31

February 3, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hey all, welcome back to another week of Politics in Review! This week has somehow been super weird and super boring at the same time.  What’s going on with Gamestop? (Power to the players indeed) Apparently there’s one thing that can make Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas agree, and it’s the […]

Orem Public Library offers Wi-Fi hotspots for checkout

January 27, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Orem Public Library is now offering Wi-Fi hotspots for low-income families who might not have access to the internet. As part of grant funding via the CARES Act, the library has begun offering these for checkout by any Orem residents. In order to take advantage of this new service, patrons need to be current […]

Candidate for Vice President of Institutional Advancement Speak on Campus

January 25, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes On Jan. 19 and 20, the four finalists for Vice President of Institutional Advancement all had the opportunity to present their visions for how the department should be run. The Office of Institutional Advancement is primarily responsible for fundraising and alumni relations. Joakim (Kim) Nyoni The first candidate to speak was on Wednesday Joakim Nyoni, […]

Politics in Review 1/18-1/24

January 25, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Welcome back to Politics in Review! Your weekly one-stop shop for all the biggest political news of the week!  Not Your Mama’s Inauguration Well for what it’s worth, it really wasn’t your mama’s inauguration. There was no crowd, only certain people – primarily public servants – were allowed at the event, and the whole area […]

Politics in Review 1/11-1/17

January 17, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Welcome to Politics in Review, a rundown of the biggest political news of the week in one place with no fluff! Second Impeachment On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for inciting the insurrection at the capitol on Jan. 6.  While introducing the single article of […]

UVU to launch Wolverines Elevated in the fall

December 29, 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute This coming fall semester, UVU will be launching Wolverines Elevated, a certification program for adults with intellectual disabilities. In October, the university accepted a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to create the program. The 3-year certification is focused on encouraging self-determination and independent living. By the time students complete the program, they will […]