During the last day of the student fee hearings, both the School of the Arts and the athletic department followed suit with other departments requesting a maintenance of their student fee for this year; a fee hike is expected in the following academic year.
Delays have impacted the UTA Frontrunner after an incident occurred early in the morning on Jan. 26 where a pedestrian was killed on the tracks between South Jordan and Draper; the incident has caused several delays going north and south.
The second day of student fee hearings saw three departments present to the UVUSA Student Council; as of now, no department has requested an increase or decrease in their student fees to keep with Governor Cox’s call for tuition to remain the same this year.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that the federal government would reach its debt ceiling by Jan. 19, which has scrambled lawmakers on whether a deal can be made to raise the government’s borrowing limit.
The UVUSA Student Council has begun a series of hearings that will hear from various departments across campus about the state of their student fees; four departments presented and had asked for their fees to be maintained by the eventual council proposal.
UVU student Madeline Brenchley, who helped organize a petition to keep Ethics and Values a part of the general education curriculum, speaks on what students should know about the planned revisions, the most likely outcomes, and what students should take away from her petition and education as a whole.
During a forum that was hosted by the UVUSA, Jaden Muir, Vice President of Academics, discussed a plan for revisions to the general education curriculum, and how it could mean the removal of the ‘Ethics and Values’ requirement.
The Review had a chance to interview 4th Congressional Representative Burgess Owens where he discussed his vision for a second term in Congress that ranged from the national debt, water, education and addressed controversies over excluding January Walker from debate.
UVU hosted the Growth and Prosperity summit that saw business and political leaders from across the state gather to converse on the subject of economic success of Utah County.