Author: McKhelyn Jones

Survey shows sexual misconduct more common than Clery Report suggests

According to this year’s Campus Climate Survey, 82 of those who completed the survey, or 17 percent, reported experiencing sexual misconduct on campus. Of the more than 600 survey respondents, 121 — including the 82 previously mentioned — reported experiencing sexual misconduct since attending UVU. Sexual misconduct is an umbrella term for a variety of sexual violations that includes catcalling, stalking, inappropriate comments or gestures, sexual assault and rape. The survey results show that the most common type of violation is verbal misconduct, with women disproportionately experiencing all types of sexual misconduct on and off campus. Of those who...

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Police Reports

Found Wallet Sept. 26 — 7:52 a.m. While on a traffic stop, an officer was approached by a personcitizen who wanted to turn in a found wallet. The officer discovered an ID card in the wallet and attempted to contact the owner. Nothing further to report.   Unlocked Gate Sept. 26 — 11:23 p.m. While on patrol around the Facilities Complex, an officer noticed a gate was unlocked and ajar. The officer secured the gate and cleared the scene.   Wanna-be Prankster Sept. 27 — 1:23 p.m. An officer was called by a student who wanted to know if...

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Police Reports

Summaries taken from campus police reports Sept. 19-Sept. 22 Bumped Bumper Sept. 19 — 5:51 p.m. An officer met with a student who wanted to report that his vehicle was hit in the Institute parking lot Sept. 15 while he was in class. The damage to his vehicle was minor and found on the right side of his bumper. Locker Room Roamer Sept. 19 — 11 p.m. A custodian called police to report a man who was found in the locker rooms  after hours. The custodian was worried that the man was homeless and not a student. The officer taking...

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UVU Clery Report shows low sexual offenses

The UVU Police Department compiled its Annual Security Report, or Clery Report, Monday, Sept. 25, and it was posted online by Wednesday, Sept. 27. The ASR details incidents of campus crime, including crimes that fall under the Clery act. Clery crimes are criminal offenses such as murder, sexual offenses, assault and burglary. The crimes also include state law violations and hate crimes, and the report details crimes from the past three years. The Clery numbers are important because they are a consumer report for students and parents that details the type of crime committed on or near campus. The...

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Food trucks provide additional dining options for students

Photos by McKhelyn Jones Food trucks will continue to be on campus every Monday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. while Chick-Fil-A and Panda Express are under construction. The trucks park around the faculty parking lot between the Fulton Library and the Student Life and Wellness Center. The food choices differ between days, but there are a mix of desserts, snacks, smoothies and entrees. Dining Services coordinated the events to help alleviate the long lines during lunch and to provide a wider variety of choices for students. “It is becoming a demand. … It’s a new thing...

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