An affair to remember might call for reinforcements

February 22, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Though the bridal business is booming in Happy Valley, it’s no longer your Grandma’s wedding with stale cake and red punch. Wedding couture in Utah is moving out of the backyard and into the ballroom. On Feb. 13 Provo High hosted one of many bridal fairs held throughout the year. With vendors promoting everything from […]

Writers portfolio contest

February 22, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes The BYU English department is calling all writers to participate in the Writers Portfolio Contest that has until recently been available only to BYU students. The contest considers several aspects of a writer’s abilities and requires the submission of a variety of writing samples from f ive genres: scholarly paper, technical paper, popular/informative article, fiction/drama […]

Touchstones spring submissions

February 8, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVU’s premier literature and art magazine Touchstones is currently accepting submissions of creative non-fiction, fiction, poetry and or art for publication. Touchstones has been in print since 1997 and is operated by an all-volunteer staff in cooperation with UVU faculty members that share the responsibility of overseeing, editing and production. Touchstones staff members have the […]

Putting your best foot forward

February 8, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Jan. 26 many students had the opportunity to participate in the Career Fair sponsored by the Career Services and Student Employment department. This was a great opportunity for students to mingle with representatives from major U.S. and international companies, make valuable contacts through social networking and gather information on available internships. Amber Collins, career […]

Warp + Weave spring submissions

February 1, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVU’s speculative-fiction journal Warp and Weave is currently accepting literary criticism, short stories, poetry and art submissions for its upcoming publication. A bi-annual journal that officially became a student-run publication in 2002, Warp and Weave focuses on topics concerning science fiction, horror and fantasy works. Warp and Weave isn’t only a publication avenue for writers […]

Internship and Career Fair

January 25, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes In preparation for the Spring Career Fair the Career Services and Student Employment department at UVU kicked off a week of workshops to help students prepare to impress potential employers. January 19-22, CSSE offered workshops to help students understand internships, create the optimal resume and learn interview techniques. Mock interviews were held to help students feel […]

Opportunity in a Global Economy

January 19, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes For students preparing to enter the professional work force, working abroad is an avenue that is often overlooked. Those who speak a foreign language, have an interest in international business or finance and enjoy a challenge, may possibly consider job searching outside of the United States. What may have seemed a daunting task 10 or […]

To Bling or Not To Bling

October 27, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes Don’t be caught underdressed this fall season because current fashion is all about the bling! Fall Fashion Week in New York City was resplendent with simple styles in neutral colors emphasizing the accessories: bright bags, chunky jewelry and oversized belts. Whether you are going out for a night on the town or just heading to […]