Thanksgiving Top 10 Ideas

November 21, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Things to do if you’re in the Valley over Thanksgiving:   Prepare for Black Friday and Cyber Monday After consuming all you can on Turkey Day, set up your strategy for how to indulge your consumerism. Every store will be hanging out the holiday deals come the wee hours of Nov. 25. Check fliers and […]

Emma Watson’s take on modesty

November 14, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vivian Westwood is one of the goddesses on the Mt. Olympus of fashion designers. Westwood is famous for being a major contributor to the 1970s punk scene. One of Westwood’s most famous statements is, “Fashion is about eventually being naked.”   Given the popular trends and direction of the fashion industry worn by celebrities, Westwood […]

The Moth & the Flame prepare for album release

November 7, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes  The enigmatic posters that have dotted Utah Valley since late summer read only “11.11.11,” but those six digits have the local music scene in a tizzy. On Nov. 11, local band The Moth & the Flame debut their first album, “Self Titled.”   Co-founders Brandon Garbett and Matt Robbins met in a band and soon […]

Sasquatch: A lecture by Cryptozoologist Jeff Meldrum

November 4, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes When research on gorillas is mentioned, Jane Goodall’s name invariably comes up. When Sasquatch is discussed, it’s Dr. Meldrum’s name that starts circulating.   After graduating with a bachelor’s in zoology from Brigham Young University, Dr. Meldrum went on to earn a master’s and a doctorate in anatomical science, specializing in biological anthropology. He has […]

Health & Wellness Fair

October 17, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Esme Anderson can be described as a very happy lady. As a nurse practioner at a local emergency care facility and at the UVU Health Center, she sees the frontline of illnesses both on and off campus. And even during this year’s flu season, she’s still smiling.   “I haven’t seen any cases of flu […]

Owl City coming to campus

July 18, 2011

Reading Time: < 1 minute Electro-pop performer Owl City is swooping into Orem on July 13th for a night of music at the UCCU Center on campus. Since 2007, Owl City, the solo project of singer/songwriter Adam Young, has been gaining fans, primarily through its Myspace page. After releasing two albums on his own, Young signed with Universal Republic and […]

Don’t blame apathy for low participation

April 18, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes Low turnout for student government elections and faculty senate elections is not a matter of apathetic students and faculty, but an issue of focus and inclusion. In a letter published last month, UVUSA President-elect Chris Loumeau lamented that students weren’t interested or involved enough in the political process at school. He has a point. Only […]