UVU Professor Jarom Brown accused of voyeurism and harassment

March 31, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jarom Brown, an adjunct instructor in the theater department, stepped down after police arrested him on charges of voyeurism and harassment.  The Utah theater community has been buzzing since the break of the news, with members taking to social media in an attempt to make sense of the charges and the university’s apparent lack of […]

UVU moves to moderate on transmission index with the rest of Utah County

March 31, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gov. Spencer Cox announced a large portion of the state’s transition into the Moderate level on the COVID-19 transmission index in early March. While much speculation has followed this announcement, according to officials, here are the facts: masks are still required, health and safety guidelines are still a priority and the global pandemic is still […]

Celebrating women warriors: President Tuminez’s RootsTech keynote speech

March 12, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8 brought President Astrid Tuminez’s keynote speech at the RootsTech Conference into perspective. In the speech, Tuminez proudly acknowledged the “women warriors” that have inspired her to become who she is today. Born in the Philippines, Tuminez recognized the difficulties from which she came. Both of her […]

Talking Snow Safety and Remembering Those Killed in Fatal Avalanche

March 1, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Conditions were the best they could have been that fateful day in early February according to avalanche survivor Chris Gmitro, who noted that although the conditions were perfect, his group should have known better.  Gmitro’s group consisted of his girlfriend, Sarah Moughamian, and two close friends, Louis Holian and Thomas Steinbrecher. All four members of […]

“Tied Together: A Tapestry of Dance” weaves color into the COVID-19 pandemic

February 28, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes From the red suave of the UVU ballroom company flaming across the stage to the contrasting rhythmic movements of the contemporary ensemble, UVU Dance Departments virtual concert “Tied Together: A Tapestry of Dance” promises entertainment for every viewer.  You might want to break out the blue light glasses for this one. The annual concert, which […]

House of Representatives passes H.B.302 – a direct attack on the LGBTQ+ community according to democrats

February 28, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Feb. 18 –The Utah democratic party published a press release in response to the passing of H.B. 302 in the house of representatives.  H.B. 302 first and foremost requires schools and other educational facilities to strictly designate interscholastic athletics based on sex, which is defined by the bill as “the biological, physical condition of being […]

Utah Valley men’s soccer beats Air Force in season opener

February 27, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Wolverines took an early lead in their season opener against Air Force on Feb. 27. The away game hosted in freezing Colorado Springs made early power moves increasingly important.  The goal, scored by team captain Zach Maas, occurred in the first 10 minutes of play against the Falcons, giving Utah Valley a burst of […]

Orem City appoints its first-ever female city attorney

February 17, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes It has been 102 years since Congress granted women the right to vote. Since that time, women have made space for themselves in every facet of our society, calling for equality and fighting still today for opportunities not afforded by those before us.  Orem city, in its own right, has recently taken great interest in […]