Robert Jones

Rallying for access to public lands

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah residents and public officials, joined by members of the Utah State Legislature held one of Utah’s largest political rallies on Capital Hill on Aug. 8 in an effort to reclaim public lands that have been unlawfully seized by the Federal Government.

Building the largest geometric structure

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Several students gathered in the Sorenson Student Center last week as faculty members from the math department assisted students in building the Zome. The Zome, a multicolored structure consisting of interlocking sticks, and which in its finished state is a four-dimensional sphere, requires its builders to think strategically and in a pattern.

Institute’s Friday’s devotionals open to all

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The LDS Orem Institute of Religion adjacent to the UVU Campus holds weekly Friday devotionals at noon where students gather in the North Chapel to hear messages of inspiration. Every Friday devotional is open to all UVU students, faculty, and staff, as well as anyone else who would like to attend.

Animal Allies Club

Reading Time: < 1 minutes In a recent meeting held by UVU’s Animal Allies Club, members discussed plans to create a movement to inhibit the use of a gas chamber as an alternative to euthanasia for unwanted or sick animals. Such a method of disposal was abhorrent in the eyes of members as those who are animal lovers.

Eating disorders fair educates on dangers

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Student Health Services recently held an eating disorders fair in the Hall of Flags to provide students with a broad understanding of the risks and hazards associated with poor nutrition habits, misuse of drugs, steroids and other potentially dangerous habits and stimulants.

Prominent religious leader to speak on campus

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Dieter F. Ucthdorf of the presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will speak at UVU’s McKay Events Center Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. He will address students as well as all who are interested. His topic will be “Success in Globalizing the World.

Students participate in Festival Fringe

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Eight UVU students had the opportunity to travel to Scotland to perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which is the world’s largest arts festival, held annually in Scotland. The students performed “Flies in the Snuffbox,” which consists of four comical one-act plays composed by playwright Anton Chekhov.