Author: Jamie Christensen

Check Yes Utah raises awareness about organ donation

  Check Yes Utah, an organization that encourages the donation of organs and eye tissue, joined with UVU’s Public Relations Student Society of America April 10 in the Science Building to raise awareness of becoming an organ donor. The event included multiple booths from Utah Lions Eye Bank, the National Kidney Foundation of Utah, Intermountain Donor Services, a booth publicizing the Transplant Games of America and members of the PRSSA encouraging students to learn of the importance of organ donation and receive a free kidney screening. Heidyn Mouritsen, an employee at the Kidney Foundation, helped students register for kidney...

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UVU VoiceLine redefines the idea of a live concert

UVU’s a cappella group, VoiceLine, performed April 3 at the Ragan Theater, while emphasizing ideas of familial values and moral messages between songs of diverse genres. VoiceLine began at UVU in 2012 through the efforts of Steve Koplin and Josh Olsen with help from faculty advisor Connie Jensen.  Though their roots originate at UVU, this all-male group has traveled to perform shows around the state of Utah, California and Idaho. members of an a cappella group use only their voices to mimic the sounds of varying instruments, the singers in VoiceLine range from booming basses to electrifying tenors. The...

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