Your Story Matters: Mental Health Benefit Concert

October 25, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Collin Cooper | @coop.97 Saturday night, I got to attend the Mental Health benefit concert put on by Hope For Help in our own Grand Ballroom. The event started with an explanation of the movement, and an introduction of the idea that your story matters. They invited the group of students in attendance to stand […]

Women of the Mountains Conference Draws International Lecturers

October 12, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes   International 3-day Women in the Mountains Conference encourages women in matters of health, leadership, economic issues. Tiffany Frandsen | Managing Editor | @tiffany_mf Photo credit: Gabi Campbell | Photo Editor | @gabicampbellphotos   UVU hosted representatives from United Nations Women, the State Department, the Mountain Partnership, the World Bank, local universities and ambassadors from […]

Capturing the Syrian Crisis

September 21, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Is the shocking photo of a drowned toddler necessary to bring attention to the Syrian refugee crisis, or is it just distasteful jingoism? Tiffany Frandsen | Managing Editor | @Tiffany_mf Nilufer Demir snapped the photo of a drowned 3-year-old who had surfaced on a Turkish shore after he and his family attempted to escape the slaughter […]

New center provides LGBT resources

August 24, 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Multicultural Center has opened a new lounge to provide a place for LGBT students and allies.   Tiffany Frandsen | Managing Editor | @tiffany_mf   Spectrum–a club to discuss issues facing LGBT students at UVU that used to meet in an obscure nook tucked away in the Woodbury Business Building–has a new place to […]

Ring the bell

July 31, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two UVU students receive scholarships, ring the New York Stock Exchange trade floor bell Tiffany Frandsen | Managing Editor | @tiffany_mf Photos courtesy of TD Ameritrade   Every year, TD Ameritrade grants the NextGen Financial Planning Scholarship to 14 students across the country. This year, two of those recipients were UVU personal financial planning students […]

Governor Herbert talks leadership

June 22, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Becoming Your Best Corporation kicks off their international leadership conference   Tiffany Frandsen | Managing Editor | @tiffany_mf   On May 6, community and business leaders gathered at the Zermatt Resort in Midway for a world-wide conference on leadership hosted by a Utah company, Becoming Your Best Corporation. Gov. Gary Herbert gave the keynote address […]

UVU Commencement

April 30, 2015

Reading Time: 16 minutes Tiffany Frandsen | Managing Editor | @tiffany_mf Photo credit: Gabi Campbell | @gabicampbellphotos Mitt Romney and UVU President Matthew S. Holland advised UVU graduates to value friendship, happiness and hard work over money at the 2015 Commencement ceremony on April 30, 2015. Check out highlights and the full transcripts of both Holland and Romney’s speeches […]

Statue of Responsibility unveiled

April 27, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tiffany Frandsen | Deputy Managing Editor | @Tiffany_mf   The new statue just outside of the east entrance of the Losee Center is a tribute to a concept from Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl, called the Statue of Responsibility. The 15-foot statue of two vertically gripped hands was unveiled on April 15 with sculptor Gary Lee […]

Utah Attorney General speaks on abuse

April 27, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tiffany Frandsen | Deputy Managing Editor | @tiffany_mf   Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has put a significant emphasis on human trafficking since he took office in 2013, especially in communities with higher numbers of undocumented people, as they are the most vulnerable. Reyes spoke about what the state of Utah is doing in regards […]

Up and coming in Contemporary Dance Ensemble

March 11, 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVU Contemporary Dance Ensemble is performing eclectic choreography to original music March 12-14 in the Ragan Theater at 7:30 p.m.  Their show, “Destinations,” combines the art and energy of UVU students with the creativity and culture of choreographers Carl Fink, Natalie Desch, Sarah Donahue, Rosie Banchero, Doris Hudson-Trujilo and Amy Markgraf-Jacobson. Fink brings “athleticism and […]