UVU pulls out the beads and snakes to celebrate Mardi Gras

March 17, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photos by Gabi Campell On Friday Feb. 28, UVUSA threw their annual Mardi Gras celebration. The event had many different attractions to draw people, including a hypnotist and magician, casino room, pizza, cotton candy, dance floor, Comedy Sportz and even a red carpet where you could take pictures with a massive snake. “I like how […]

UVU Musicians are escaping Gravity

February 28, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone has heard about the Provo Music Scene. After artists like Fictionist, Imagine Dragons and Neon Trees a lot of people think that they understand the sound of Utah. But three artists are About to break that wide open, with a concert set up for Friday the 28th at Velour in Provo. Performing are The […]

A new kind of transport is sliding its way on to UVU campus

February 15, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new type of transportation and recreation is quickly rolling its way into the campus life of UVU. Many students have seen some boy or girl carrying around a longboard in the halls or riding one in the parking lots. Some students may wonder what the appeal is of standing on big planks of wood? […]

Provo/Orem public transit proposes more efficient bus system

February 8, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah transportation authorities are preparing to improve the public transportation system in Provo and Orem. “The purpose of this project is not to replace cars but to give people more options and make a multi-modal approach to transportation. The city of Orem has fully embraced it,” Paul Goodrich, transportation engineer for the city of Orem, […]

Some Grammy love for a few hometown heroes

January 24, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Grammy awards are Sunday January 26 and among the nominations for best Electronic/Dance Album and best Electronic Song are works by Kaskade and a former UVU student. Born in Chicago, Kaskade—whose real name is Ryan Raddon—went to Brigham Young University and later the University of Utah where he met his wife and moved with her […]

Experts Gather to Talk About the Mexican Drug War

November 24, 2013

Reading Time: 4 minutes On Nov. 14, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences with the University of Utah’s Latin American Studies and UVU’s homecoming week co-sponsored a panel discussion on the Mexico drug war. The panel consisted of Dr. Michael Minch as the moderator from the Philosophy and Peace and Justice Studies departments, Dr. Lynn England, History department, […]

Utah County rallies to help their own

October 6, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Going Beyond Borders is a nonprofit organization whose mission statement is to provide ongoing relief efforts throughout the world and is dedicated to educate, feed and aid those who would die needlessly from preventable conditions. The company hosted a charity event at Provo Beach Resort on September 26th to raise funds for the Center for […]

UVU College Republicans earn a spot with local politicians

September 1, 2013

Reading Time: < 1 minute   The UVU College Republicans officially opened their new headquarters on Saturday, August 24. The new building has an approximate $14,000 monthly rent that was given to the party by generous donors. High-profile donors such as Utah’s own Representative Jason Chaffetz donated $1,000 to the new space. The new building for the County Republican Party […]

University College takes a place in UVU’s best resources

March 11, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes University College’s purpose is to be the student body’s connection to success, providing an entry point for students and to support them throughout their academic experience. Twelve academic departments and support units comprise the college, providing students with the tools and assistance they need to be successful. The goal is to work closely with other […]