Women working to serve

March 31, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes According to a new study by Professor Susan Madsen there are more female executives heading nonprofits than males both nationally and in the state.  This is a standout fact in Utah, which was ranked last by the Center for American Progress for women in positions of decision-making and leadership. “We’re here to applaud the women […]

On the backs of those who’ve gone before

March 29, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes Photo credit: Laura Fox This past fall I had the opportunity to take a tour of the unfinished Student Life and Wellness Center and write about it for the Review. I was quick to catch the vision and was caught up in the excitement of bowling allies, basketball courts and rock walls. My imagination leaped […]

Crying excessive force

March 24, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU student Ginger Anderson is claiming excessive use of force after her arrest by campus police. Anderson was arrested for resisting arrest after facing charges of vandalizing university property.  In early January, Anderson and an unnamed faculty member drew on a campus map. The map, Anderson said, is misleading due to a mistake in the […]

Taking back beauty

March 24, 2014

Reading Time: 6 minutes Four body image activists joined together Thursday to discuss with the UVU community strategies to cope with and change media culture surrounding women. Students in the Department of Public and Community Health’s program planning class brought together the panel. For a Community Health program planning class project, students organized the event to create dialogue about […]

Making UVU Limitless

February 24, 2014

Reading Time: 5 minutes With less than a week until UVUSA elections, Team Limitless is in crunch mode. Working non-stop to prepare UVU for the 2014-2015 school year, whether they win or lose. “The school is in the middle of lobbying for state funds, you wouldn’t believe how crazy everything is right now,” Ryan Edward Kent, Team Limitless’ presidential […]

Prepared to RISE

February 24, 2014

Reading Time: 5 minutes With the campaign season ticking away, Team Rise is sharpening their focus and making goals a reality. They see no reason to wait until after the election to get their hands dirty. Already actively leading nearly every major student-run organization on campus, Rise was born in action. If students are looking for a team with […]

The science of sales

February 15, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Students of the new sales program founded by Vivint will take part in state of the art facial coding analytics of marketing strategies. The primary goal of the new Todd Pedersen Professional Sales Program is to provide effective, real-life sales education. The use of facial coding will provide students with immediate, unfiltered feedback on their […]

Beginning of a new era

February 11, 2014

Reading Time: 4 minutes UVUSA campaign season officially began February 6 in a press conference revealing the 10 candidates running for 2014-15 student body offices. Two teams have come forward; team Limitless and team RISE with Ryan Edward Kent and Tyler Brklacich running for the position of student body president. Each team gave a 10-minute introduction to their candidacy. […]

The art of peaceful protest

January 22, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nadine Bloch, prominent nonviolence trainer, is coming to UVU’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration week. On Thursday, January 23 from 10 am to 5 pm Bloch will be conducting a free nonviolent protest-training course for those in and around the UVU community. “We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity […]

Utah takes last in electing women

January 11, 2014

Reading Time: 4 minutes UVU professor’s research answers questions regarding why Utah is ranked last in women running for political office. “I’m not surprised,” Jacqueline Smith, senior, said. “We’re not exactly on the up and up when it comes to gender equality. It’s just another symptom of the same problem that makes us the state with the least number […]