Dean Rushforth dicusses vision of science department

December 6, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many students are wondering about how the new science building will affect the College of Science and Health, its students and its mission. After an interview with Dean Sam Rushforth, his vision for the college and the new science building is much more clear. Rushforth explained that he and the faculty of the college are […]

Victory at regional Ethics Bowl

November 22, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Nov. 13, the Ethics Bowl team won the Wasatch Regional Ethics Bowl competition against Westminster. The Wasatach Bowl is one of 10 regional competitions in the United States. Teams who win regional bowls are invited to attend the Intercollegiate National Ethics Bowl competition that will be hosted in Cincinnati this March. “I feel like […]

My Word! release party goes luxe

November 22, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Twice a year, Touchstones, the English department’s student-run literary journal, hosts a release party called My Word! to present its latest edition. This year, however, it is sure to be a step above previous semesters. After Touchstones staff worked closely with Culinary Arts Institute’s Todd Leonard, the department agreed to cater the event for nearly […]

Trap-neuter-release program

October 25, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thanks to initiatives taken by the Animal Allies Club, a trap-neuter-release program for feral cats on campus has been given a trial period. “We are very excited for the opportunity to help the feral cats on campus,” said Breana Reichert, president of the Animal Allies Club. “Hopefully it will be a mutually beneficial endeavor, both […]

Tuition increase approved by trustees

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute On March 25 a 4.5 percent first tier tuition increase was approved for the 2010-2011 school year by the board of trustees. Much lower than the projected 6-10 percent, this increase will bring in an additional $2.2 million for the university. As one of the fastest growing schools in the state with a current total […]

Team Elevate wins student elections

March 8, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute Student body officers for the 2010-2011 school year were announced March 3 after three days of hard campaigning. Team Elevate, consisting of Richard Portwood, Clint Pulver, Chris Loumeau and Sarah Standing won by nearly double the votes of team UVUnited. Members of team UVUnited included Michael Spurrier, Nathan Lambson, Daniel Diaz and Tess Seymour. Of […]

Finding truth in tuition

March 1, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes Feb. 23 President Holland lead his first yearly “Truth and Tuition” hearing in which he emphasized the need for the university to buckle down through this tough economic time. “It is a difficult situation we are in, but it is not the worst situation we could be in,” said Holland. “The reality of our situation […]


March 1, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes Two team’s campaign efforts will culminate March 1-3 for UVUSA student body elections. Student body officers for the 2010-2011 year will be elected by the general student body. The two teams running are Team Elevate and Team UVUnited. Team elevate is headed by Richard Portwood, running for Student Body President. Portwood has served on UVUSA […]

PR students face unprecedented opportunity to work with U.S. Census Bureau

February 16, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Students from the UVU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America have begun working on the national Bateman Competition for the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 census. The decennial census determines how state and federal funding will be spent each year on schools, roads, health care services, veteran care, education grants, housing assistance, rehabilitation […]

Arouse the neglected areas of your love life

February 8, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes While Victoria’s Secret stores dot almost every mall across the United States, below are some shops where you can get some more personalized unmentionables. I mean, how embarrassing would it be if you found out you and your best friend wore the exact same underwear to bed on your special night? Not cool and not […]