Blake Oakey resigns as Vice President of Clubs amid controversy

April 27, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute Blake Oakey has resigned from his position on UVUSA as vice president of clubs, which was confirmed by UVU student body president Birch Eve, and a post on Oakey’s Facebook page. The resignation comes in the midst of controversy surrounding a letter to the editor that Oakey wrote to the UVU Review during the 2016-2017 […]

Students protest war rhetoric on campus, promote peace

April 18, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UVU Peace and Justice Club organized a protest April 13 at UVU.  Members of the club who participated in the protest held signs in the hallways that said, “God bless America Everyone.” “We are protesting the war rhetoric of political candidates such as Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, as well as the over 20,000 […]

Sexual assaults on UVU Clery Report raise cultural questions

March 22, 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes Chandler Christensen | Senior Staff Writer Jared Stirland | News Editor Carrie Laudie | Editor-in-Chief The sexual assault statistics on UVU’s Clery Report, an annual crime report required of all colleges and universities that receive federal funding, are mysteriously low compared to other universities and colleges in the state. The Jeanne Clery Act is a […]

Write in candidate challenges status quo

March 2, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 2016-2017 student body presidential elections at UVU have taken a strange turn, similar to the national presidential elections, with the emergence of an anti-establishment candidate sending waves of controversy rippling through UVUSA’s traditional election process. Jordan Goodrich, an integrated studies major at UVU, is actively promoting himself as a write in candidate for student […]

UVU alumni helps raise single-parent scholarship fund

February 22, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Garret Stirland Senior Staff Writer Adam Webb, a UVU entrepreneurship graduate, partnered with the nonprofit agency Going Beyond Borders in 2014 to create a scholarship fund for single-parent students enrolled at UVU.Earlier this month nearly 200 guests attended a formal dinner and a silent action, which brought in almost $50,000 dollars for the scholarship fund. […]

Mental health services, sorry no money for that

February 19, 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dylan Swarts, the student body president at UVU, and the UVUSA student council members are failing to achieve one of their initiatives for the 2015-2016 academic school year, which is improving mental health services on campus, and creating awareness about mental illness. However, UVUSA student politicians are not the only ones blatantly ignoring the importance […]

Library hours may extend to Sundays

February 4, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite being a publicly funded institution with more than 30,000 students, UVU’s library is closed on Sundays. It is the only library at a public university in Utah that is not open to students seven days a week. However, the library administration is investigating the possibility of extending the hours of operation to include Sundays. “We […]

UVU Millennials for Bernie Sanders hold phone banking campaign

January 19, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU Millennials for Bernie Sander’s hosted an event on January 13 at UVU where those in attendance participated in phone banking to advocate for the Sanders campaign. The purpose of this phone banking session was to gather demographic data by calling lists of people who had voted for a democratic presidential candidate in a previous […]

Million student march fizzles out at U of U

December 11, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Free tuition supporters face an uphill battle Jared Stirland | Assistant Lifestyle Editor Photo credit: Valor McNeely The Million Student March movement held an event Dec. 1st at the University of Utah where a small group of students gathered to pursue the organization’s goal of making bachelor’s degrees free at public universities nationwide.    “It is […]

Executive power and international issues discussed at Constitution Week Conference

September 21, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Jared Stirland | Assistant Lifestyle Editor | [email protected] Photo credit: Gabi Campbell | Photo Editor | @gabicampbellphotos   The Center for Constitutional Studies hosted the Constitution Week Conference on the executive power at UVU Sept. 16-17. An expert on international law, Judge Sir Christopher Greenwood gave the opening address at the conference. Jokes, anecdotal stories […]