UVUSA new elections packet, proposals for academic calender

November 13, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Utah Valley University Student Association (UVUSA) conducted their weekly council meeting Nov. 4, which saw the swearing in of several members, honoring “Wolverine of the week,” a vote on the new elections packet and hearings on possible changes to the academic calendar. Swearing in Members The student council started the meeting by swearing in […]

PRSSA competition challenges students to solve crisis problems

November 5, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter at UVU will host a competition Nov. 9 where students are tasked with solving complex crisis situations. PRSSA is a nationwide student and advocacy organization that seeks to help students who are interested in the fields of public relations and communications. Founded in 1967, it hosts […]

Cassie Bingham presents systems thinking to UVUSA

November 5, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Utah Valley University Student Association (UVUSA) received points from the Centers of Social Impact (CSI) about systems thinking, and how they can apply it to create change. Cassie Bingham, an advisor for CSI and a faculty member, gave a presentation to the council Oct. 28 about systems thinking and its role in creating social […]

UVUSA to convene hearings on academic calendar changes, votes on Judicial Council

November 4, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah Valley University Student Association (UVUSA) conducted its weekly council meeting in the student council chamber, decorated for Halloween, to carry out various business, made major announcements, and to hear from UVU’s Center for Social Impact (CSI). Conducted Oct. 28, the council was eager to get to business with the Halloween spirit in the air […]

UVUSA meeting covers new policies, philanthropic work

October 27, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Utah Valley University Student Association (UVUSA) met Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. in the student council chamber to discuss weekly tasks and upcoming events and projects that effect students. The student council is tasked with putting together events throughout the year and host weekly council meetings to discuss what they are planning and to […]

Tentative agreement averts IATSE strike

October 24, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes A tentative agreement announced on Oct. 16 averted a nationwide strike by members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) that was slated to begin Monday.  This strike could see the film industry come to a grinding halt if carried out. With a workforce of about 60,000 people, and support of the union […]

Students and faculty discuss voting laws

October 22, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Students and faculty came together Oct. 19 in the Grande Commons to discuss voting laws and their protection or suppression of voters during UVUSA’s “Pizza and Politics” forum. Voting laws encompass laws that require people to show ID at the polling place, meet various conditions to register to vote, and place certain restrictions on voter […]

UVUSA meets to train new department representatives

October 13, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Members of the UVUSA met early Tuesday morning in the UVUSA Council Chamber to introduce several new department representatives into the Student Senate. Ethan Morse, who is the vice president of the senate, started the meeting off by greeting the new representatives and saying what it meant to him to be in UVUSA. “We get […]

Latinx community discusses imposter syndrome at UVU

October 11, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU Latinx students and faculty gathered Sept. 28 to discuss their experiences with imposter syndrome, during an open forum hosted inside of the Fulton Library. Imposter syndrome is described as the feeling that one is not deserving of their own academic success. According to the McNair Journal, imposter syndrome is disproportionately felt by first-generation students, […]