Humans of UVU: Xu “Keira” Sun

January 21, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Xu DzKeiradz Sun, originally from Henan, the most populated province in China, moved to Texas to pursue both an MBA and the Doctorial degree in Finance in 2011. Four years later, upon finishing two degrees, Sun relocated to Utah, becoming an associate professor at the Woodbury School of Business.Sun especially enjoys every moment with her […]

Fantastic Beasts and where to find them

November 21, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a crowded incoherent story that has risen to success only through fans’ desperation for anything potter. The first in the new five-part series, which takes place in J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, directed by Harry Potter alum David Yates and written by Rowling herself, in her screen writing […]

Celebrate the Cinema: Music and dance come together

November 16, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nov 10, The UVU Ballroom Dance Company, led by Christopher Williams & Tara Boyd put on “Celebrate the Cinema.” A sold out event that combined film scores, movie themes, and ballroom dancing. Guests in attendance were very excited, some even dressed up in star wars costumes. They blended in perfectly with the final dance number […]

Quidditch is not just for wizards anymore

September 16, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Think Quidditch is just for nerds and Harry Potter fans? Think again. The Night Furies, Provo’s Quidditch team, is a diverse team made up of fans and athletes alike. Going on their second year, this season is already setting up to be more serious. The Night Furies have two teams: the tournament team- think varsity- […]

Utah Valley offers students a thriving art scene

September 12, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah Valley is alive with arts and culture, if only you do a little research. When people ask, “Where are you from?” or “Where do you live?” and you tell them Utah they usually say something along the lines of, “It’s so boring.” Or “But there is nothing to do there.” Other states seem to […]

The impact of geek culture

September 8, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Costumes, Celebrities, Fandoms, and Artists! Comic Con is a geek’s favorite weekend of the year. Since 2013, Salt Lake City has hosted its very own Comic Con yearly. Thousands of people attend each year, including vendors, artists, and cosplayers. The attendees are not only limited to Utah residents though, the turn out is so big […]

Explore art. Discover culture.

September 8, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve been reading the paper for a few issues you may have noticed that there is an almost new section. What used to be called Lifestyle is now the Arts and Culture section. Some may wonder, is there really a difference? The answer is yes, there is. Arts and Culture might seem very straight […]

National Parks Book

January 23, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UVU Art & Design department has created a collaborative high quality fine art coffee table book, featuring different artistic mediums. This year’s theme is National Parks in Utah. According to the UVU School of the Arts website, the book will focus more on images that will touch the soul rather than simply well-known locations. […]